Welcome to Anna Tatangelo - America
We welcome all English-speaking international fans of Anna Tatangelo, one of Italy's brightest shining musical stars. Anna is an extremely talented woman who at the age of 28 is well on the way to a fabulous career. Here you will find collections of photos and videos, song translations and many other tidbits of information about her. This website, our news blog and Facebook page are the primary English news sources for Anna on the web. We strive to enhance the popularity of this talented singer in the USA and among other English-speaking persons. She is a treasure to be shared by many!
Anna began her career professionally at the age of 15 after being the youngest singer ever to win first place in the “Youth” category at the famous Italian Sanremo Music Festival. This was followed by a first place win in 2006 in the “Women’s” category and a second place finish in the “Overall” category in 2008. During the last competition, she performed a duet of “Il Mio Amico” with Michael Bolton.
Anna has released six albums and twenty-five single recordings to date. She has toured Australia, and performed at the prestigious Olympia of Paris. In the Fall of 2007, she toured the United States and Canada with singer/songwriter Gigi D’Alessio. She also co-wrote two of the songs in her album “Mai Dire Mai,” with D’Alessio. These are “Averti Qui” and “Lo So Che Finira’.” A music video of “Lo So Che Finira’” was filmed while Anna was in San Francisco under the direction of Gaetano Morbioli. In her album, "Nel Mondo Delle Donne," Anna demonstrated her social consciousness by addressing important women's issues such as domestic violence, anorexia, and depression.
Anna took a leave of absence from her career in late 2009 until the summer of 2010 to give birth to her first child, Andrea, born March 31, 2010. From September through November, 2010, Anna was a judge on X-Factor in Italy. She then competed in her sixth Sanremo Music Festival in February and took ninth place in this especially tough competition. Her fifth album, "Progetto B," was released on February 16, 2011.
Anna became a celebrity dance contestant on "Ballando con le Stelle" in January 2012 where she came in third at the finals. However, over the several weeks of competition, she was the highest scoring contestant.
In Februrary 2014 she again toured some of the USA and Canada with Gigi D'Alessio, appearing in such places as Toronto, New York and Atlantic City.
Anna was a contestant at the Sanremo Music Festival in February 2015 for the seventh time, finishing 19th, and released her sixth album, "Libera" on February 12, 2015.
Anna’s ability to sing with heartfelt emotion transcends any language barriers. She continues to grow in popularity throughout Italy and the world.
Anna Became a Mother on March 31st, 2010 when Her Son, Andrea, was Born!