Mahmood (singer)

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Mahmood
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Background information
Birth nameAlessandro Mahmoud
Born (1992-09-12) 12 September 1992 (age 26)
Milan, Italy
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Years active2012–present
LabelsUniversal Music
Websitemahmood.it

Alessandro Mahmoud (born 12 September 1992), better known by his stage name Mahmood, is an Italian singer-songwriter. Mahmood first came to prominence after competing in season six of the Italian version of The X Factor. In 2019, he won the Sanremo Music Festival with the song "Soldi", and will represent Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.[1][2] He had earned a spot at the Sanremo Music Festival by winning the second night of the standalone Sanremo Giovani 2018 competition on 21 December 2018 with the song "Gioventù bruciata".[3]

Early life[edit]

Born in Milan to an Italian mother and a Egyptian father, he was raised around Gratosoglio.[4] After his parents divorced, he was raised by his mother.[5]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
ITA
[6]
SWI
[7]
Gioventù bruciata 1 46

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Details Peak chart positions
ITA
[9]
Gioventù bruciata
  • Released: 21 September 2018
  • Label: Island
  • Format: Digital download
6

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
ITA
[10]
SWI
[7]
"Fallin' Rain"[11]
(as Mahmoud)
2013 Non-album singles
"Dimentica" 2016
"Pesos" 2017
"Uramaki" 2018 86 Gioventù bruciata
"Milano Good Vibes"
"Asia occidente"
"Gioventù bruciata" 40
"Soldi" 2019 1 25
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Luna"[13]
(Fabri Fibra featuring Mahmood)
2017 Fenomeno - Masterchef EP

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other performer(s) Album
"Presi male"[14] 2017 Michele Bravi Anime di carta - Nuove pagine
"Doppio Whisky"[15] 2018 Gué Pequeno Sinatra

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sanremo, il vincitore è Mahmood. Ultimo è secondo, terzo classificato Il Volo". La Repubblica. 10 February 2019.
  2. ^ Castagneri, Alice; Pavanello, Roberto (10 February 2019). "Mahmood vince il Festival di Sanremo". La Stampa (in Italian). Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Mahmood è il secondo vincitore di Sanremo Giovani" (in Italian). RAI. 22 December 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  4. ^ Rio, Paolo Giordano Laura. "Mahmood conquista l'Ariston: "Sono un ragazzo italiano"". Il Giornale (in Italian). Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Mahmood: "Quel padre scomparso e la Sardegna, fonte della mia ispirazione" IL VIDEO". unionesarda.it (in Italian). Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 9 (dal 22.02.2019 al 28.02.2019)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Discographie Mahmood". swisscharts.com. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Gioventù Bruciata di Mahmood". Apple Music. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 9 (dal 08.02.2019 al 14.02.2019)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Top Singoli – Classifica settimanale WK 7" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  11. ^ Alberto Muraro (24 July 2013). "Mahmoud – Fallin' Rain (audio e cover singolo)" (in Italian). RadioMusik.it.
  12. ^ "Italian single certifications – Mahmood" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 25 February 2019. Select "Tutti gli anni" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Mahmood" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
  13. ^ "Luna (feat. Mahmood) - Single by Fabri Fibra". iTunes. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Anime di carta - Nuove pagine by Michele Bravi". iTunes. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Sinatra by Gué Pequeno". iTunes. Retrieved 17 March 2019.

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ermal Meta and Fabrizio Moro
Sanremo Music Festival winner
2019
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Ermal Meta and Fabrizio Moro
with "Non mi avete fatto niente"
Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest
2019
Succeeded by
Incumbent