Mahmood released his new album “Ghettolimpo”. The albums contains 14 songs!
Mahmood’s real name is Alessandro Mahmoud and he was born on September 12, 1992 in Milan, Italy. His mother is of Italian descent and his father of Egyptian descent.
In 2012 he auditioned for the X-Factor. He became part of the boys’ category and eliminated to the judges’ houses. He returned to the contest as a wildcard, but only to eliminated again in the third episode. After his X-Factor participation, he attended a music school and started writing his own songs. One year after he released his first single.
In 2018, he released his first extended play. On the November of the same year, former Eurovision participant, Marco Megnoni released his fifth album. The album contained four songs co-written by Mahmood. The same year, Mahmood, also won the second night of Sanremo Giovani and earned a spot in the 2019 edition of Sanremo.
His Eurovision entry topped the charts of Italy, Greece, Israel and Lithuania and entered the Top-10 in five more countries. At Eurovision, he placed 2nd with 472 points.
In 2020, he co-composed Elodie’s entry for Sanremo. This year, he co-composed Francesca Michielin‘s & Fedez’s entry of Sanremo, which placed 2nd.
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