Nino Porzio

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Nino Porzio
Nino Porzio Concerto 2012.jpg
Porzio at a concert in Cologne, Germany, 2012
Background information
Birth nameAntonino Porzio
Born (1972-06-04) 4 June 1972 (age 47)
Palermo, Italy
OriginPalermo
GenresCanzone Napoletana, Pop music
Occupation(s)Singer and actor
Years active1993–present
LabelsSeamusica, Mint Records, Warner Music Group, Akasa Records ZYX Music, MCP Sound & Media, Eurotrend, Radiomixitalia
Associated actsLucio Dalla, Adriano Celentano, Domenico Modugno, Lucio Battisti , Eros Ramazzotti ,
Websiteninoporzio.wordpress.com
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Antonino "Nino" Porzio (born 4 June 1972), is an Italian singer and actor. He has released six albums and his songs have been included in various Italian and international compilations.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Palermo in 1972, Porzio since childhood dedicated to singing and acting. In the late 1970s he moved with his younger brother and his family in Germany. In the 1980s, he began working in his father's grocery store in between studying singing and acting. From 1983 to 1989 he began studying drums formed his first band, playing drums in various street festivals.

He began his career as a soloist in Germany in the 1990s, performing in other parts of Europe. In 1995 he recorded his first album, titled Rosa; the album was presented to the United States by City News Service[2] news of Southern California.[3] In 1998 Porzio composed the song "Sogno", which was selected and included in a compilation of HDN Music label.

On 20 July 2000 he recorded his second album, Mille pazzie, distributed in Italy by Musicanapoletana.[4]

Porzio at the Girofestival (2001).

In 2001, he participated in the singing competition “Voci Nuove Per La Discografia” in Rome organised by CBS Italia. 2009 he released his new Sigle titled Ti Amo. April 21, 2011 he released his new album titled Caruso, after a song by Lucio Dalla, produced by Mint Records In 2011 Made in Italy was released: it contains 8 covers, including "Nel blu dipinto di blu" ("Volare") by Domenico Modugno, "Ancora tu" by Lucio Battisti, and "Quando, quando, quando" by Tony Renis.[5]

On 19 August 2013, the song "Ti amo" was placed in a box set of four CDs of Italian songs distributed by Mondadori. Also in December 2013 a new single, "Io penso a te", was released: it stayed for 4 weeks in the charts reaching the 38th place in the megacharts, Mallorca in Spain.[6]

In June 2014 he released his new single "Attimi", which anticipated the fifth album Brividi nel cuore, released September 17, 2014, recorded live and produced and distributed by Seamusica.

On 28 February 2015 he was mentioned in the novel on the life of Lucio Dalla, Caruso The Song Lucio Dalla and Sorrento, by Raffaele Lauro.[7]

From 1 February 2016 until the end of June 2018, Porzio will be in the Schauspielhaus Theater in Düsseldorf

On December 11, 2017 he was seen at comedy show Luke! Die Woche und ich. together with Luke Mockridge.

On April 11, 2019, Ross Antony official music video "Fiesta Mexicana" can be seen on Youtube[8]. Nino Porzio is seen as an actor

On April 25, 2019 he can be seen in advertising the American Bull's-Eye Barbecue Sauce[9]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums
  • 1995: Rosa
  • 2000: Mille Pazzie
  • 2011: Caruso (ZYX Music- Mint Records / BMG Ricordi Music Publishing / EMI Italiana
  • 2011: Made in Italy
  • 2014: Brividi nel cuore
  • 2016: Greatest Hits

EP[edit]

  • 2009: Ti amo (Akasa Records- Warner Music Group)

Single[edit]

  • 1998: Sogno
  • 2013: Io penso a te
  • 2014: Attimi
  • 2016: Lontani Nel Tempo
  • 2017: lontani nel tempo

Cover[edit]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

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