Irene Grandi (born 6 December 1969) is an Italian singer and songwriter.
Irene Grandi in 2007
|Born||6 December 1969|
|Genres||Pop, Rock, Soul, Blues|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, television personality, author|
|Instruments||Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar, Tambourine|
|Labels||Warner Music Group|
During her career she has sung in Spanish and has performed duets in German, French, Indian and in African languages, selling around 5 million records and earning 9 top-ten albums and 6 top-ten singles of which one number-one on the Italian music charts. She has participated five times at the Sanremo Music Festival gaining the podium in 2000. Grandi has performed for six times at the Festivalbar, conquering twice the platform and winning the Radio Awards. In the 2009 she has won a Wind Music Award, and in 2011 a Sanremo Hit Award.
Irene Grandi was born in Florence.
Her first album, Irene Grandi, contained songs written with Eros Ramazzotti ("Sposati subito") and Jovanotti ("T.V.B."). In 1995, her second album, In vacanza da una vita, was released. It contained such songs as "In vacanza da una vita" and "Bum bum". These albums were followed up by Per fortuna purtroppo, Verde rosso e blu, Kose da Grandi, and Indelebile among others.
She participated as a contestant in the 60th edition of the Sanremo Music Festival in 2010 with her song "La cometa di Halley" and again in 2015 with "Un vento senza nome".
- Il barbiere di Rio (1996) as Angel
- L'apetta Giulia (2003) as Giulia
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- "Discografia". irenegrandi.it. Archived from the original on 22 September 2009.
- "Punto tutto sul fisico. E se non-vinco mi arrabbio". festivaldisanremo.com.
- "Strong Currents". rhapsody.com.
- "Al Festivalbar 2004 Irene Grandi". guide.supereva.it.
- "Sanremo 2020: Ecco chi sono i 22 Big in gara della 70esima edizione del Festival". Coming Soon. 31 December 2019. Retrieved 5 February 2020.