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Ultimo, pseudonym of Niccolò Moriconi (born 27 January 1996), is an Italian pop singer/songwriter and winner of the Sanremo Music Festival 2018 in the Newcomers category.

Ultimo
Ultimo Sanremo 2018.jpg
Background information
Birth nameNiccolò Moriconi
Born (1996-01-27) 27 January 1996 (age 23)
Rome, Italy
Occupation(s)
  • singer-songwriter
  • musician
Years active2016–present
Labels
  • Honiro
Websiteك

Moriconi was born in Rome, where he began studying piano at age eight and writing songs at age fourteen.[1][2] In 2016, he won the hip hop music competition "One Shot Game," promoted by the independent record company Honiro Label, which began to produce the singer shortly after.[3][4]

He was confirmed as a participant of the Sanremo Music Festival 2018 in the "new proposal" category with the song "Il ballo delle incertezze". He won the contest and received the Premio Lunezia[5][6].

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of studio albums, with chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
ITA
[7]
Pianeti
  • Released: 6 October 2017
  • Label: Honiro
  • Formats: CD, download
5
Peter Pan
  • Released: 9 February 2018
  • Label: Honiro
  • Formats: CD, download
1
[9]
  • FIMI: 3× Platinum[8]
Colpa delle favole
  • Released: 5 April 2019
  • Label: Honiro
  • Formats: CD, download
1
[10]
  • FIMI: 2× Platinum[8]

SinglesEdit

List of singles, with chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album or EP
ITA
[7]
"Chiave" 2017 Pianeti
"Ovunque tu sia"
"Sabbia"
"Pianeti" 20
  • FIMI: 3x Platinum[8]
"Stasera"
"Il ballo delle incertezze" 2018 6
  • FIMI: 3× Platinum[8]
Peter Pan
"Poesia senza veli" 20
  • FIMI: 2x Platinum[8]
"Cascare nei tuoi occhi" 6
  • FIMI: 3x Platinum[8]
"Ti dedico il silenzio" 22
  • FIMI: Platinum[8]
"I tuoi particolari" 2019 2
[11]
  • FIMI: 3× Platinum[8]
Colpa Delle Favole
"Fateme cantà" 12
[12]
"Rondini al guinzaglio" 5
  • FIMI: Platinum[8]
"Ipocondria" 23
"Piccola stella" 12
  • FIMI: Platinum[8]
"Quando fuori piove" 20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ULTIMO - biografia". musicaitalianaemergente.it.
  2. ^ "Ecco i 'Pianeti' su cui vola Ultimo quando il mondo gli sta stretto". adnkronos.it. 28 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Biografia minima di Ultimo, tra i giovani al Festival di Sanremo". ilpost.it. 8 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Honiro Label". Honiro Label.
  5. ^ "ULTIMO: esce domani "PETER PAN" il nuovo album con il brano "Il ballo delle incertezze"". fourzine.it. 8 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Sanremo 2018: i big in gara e le nuove proposte. Elio e Le Storie Tese e Ornella Vanoni. Ma anche i Pooh in versione "destrutturata"". huffingtonpost.it. 16 December 2017.
  7. ^ a b For all the peaks except where noted: "Ultimo discography". italiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Certificazioni Ultimo" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 15 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 8 (dal 15.02.2019 al 21.02.2019)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 23 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 15 (dal 05.04.2019 al 11.04.2019)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Top Singoli – Classifica settimanale WK 7" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  12. ^ "Top Singoli – Classifica settimanale WK 9" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 2 March 2019.