Paolo Belli

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Paolo Belli
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Paolo Belli in 2009
Paolo Belli

(1962-03-21) March 21, 1962 (age 57)
OccupationSinger, television host
Years active1989–present

Paolo Belli (born 21 March 1962, in Formigine) is an Italian singer and television presenter.[1][2]


Singer since 1984, first with Ladri di Biciclette and then as a solo artist,[3] Paolo Belli is best known for his co-host, with his Big Band, of the Italian version of the international reality show Strictly Come Dancing, hosted by Milly Carlucci and aired on Rai 1 with the name of Ballando con le Stelle from September 2005. In 2012, Belli hosted from 24 March to 7 April, with Ria Antoniou and Milly Carlucci, the race of champions named Ballando con te with past champions of the past edictions of Ballando con le Stelle. In 2013, Paolo Belli along with Arianna Ciampoli and Fabrizio Frizzi, hosted the Italian version of Telethon aired on Rai 1. In 2014 Paolo Belli hosted the new ediction, aired on Rai 2, of Telethon with Amadeus, Arianna Ciampoli, Fabrizio Frizzi, Caterina Balivo and Camila Raznovich. The professional couple Carlucci-Belli hosted many street events of Ballando and two edictions of Telethon (in 2002 with Walter Santillo and Antonio Lubrano as co-host, in 2007 with Alessia Mancini as co-host) aired by Rai 1.

In 2016 he was part of the Italian jury at the Eurovision Song Contest.


Con i Ladri di Biciclette[edit]

Da solista[edit]



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  3. ^ Enrico Deregibus. Dizionario completo della Canzone Italiana. Giunti Editore, 2010. ISBN 8809756258.

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