Italy this year chose Diodato as its 2020 representative. Diodato was born on 30 August 1981, in Aosta, Italy. His full name is Antonio Diodato.
His career starts in 2007 when he released a self-produced EP. A few years later he received his first album offer and he released it in 2013. A year later he competed in Festival Di Sanremo in the newcomers’ section placing second. In 2018 he returned to the festival and placed 8th. Earlier this year he won the festival and accepted the invitation for Eurovision. Since his debut, he has released a total of four albums. His most recent album is “Che Vita Meravigliosa”, which reached the 4th place on his country’s charts. Besides his musical talents, Diodato has also acting skills. In 2019 he made his first acting appearance to the Italian movie “Un’avventura”.
His entry “Fai Rumore” was composed by Antonio Diodato and Edwyn Roberts. The song reached the top of the Italian charts, was certified Platinum and also entered the Swiss and Croatian charts.
Italy was going to compete directly to the final, but Italians would also be able to vote in the first semifinal.
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