ROME – In a deserted Olympic stadium, it will be up to Sergio Sylvestre , a former competitor of Amici, to sing the anthem of Mameli before the Coppa Italia Juventus-Napoli final.
As mentioned, Sergio Sylvestre is an American singer, who became known in Italy for winning the fifteenth edition of the talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi.
Let's find out more about Sylvestre thanks to Wikipedia .
Born in Los Angeles to a Mexican mother and Haitian father, in 2012 Sylvestre visited Southern Italy.
After being in Salento he decided to move to Lecce, becoming the singer of Samsara Beach, a well-known club in Gallipoli.
Between 2015 and 2016 Sylvestre participated as a competitor in the fifteenth edition of the talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi.
He was a member of the Blue Squad led by J-Ax and Nek.
In the final of May 25, 2016 she won the talent show victory with 61% of the votes.
Sergio Sylvestre, everything he did after winning Amici.
In May 2016, during his participation in the program, Sylvestre released the debut EP Big Boy.
It consisted of four unreleased and four covers of international hits; the EP has reached the first position of the FIMI Album Rankings.
Then it was certified gold by the Italian Music Industry Federation, as well as the single of the same name, written by Ermal Meta.
In autumn 2016, the singer was due to perform a tour called Big Boy Live Tour , which included ten concerts in various Italian cities, but the tour was later canceled for other projects.
Subsequently he recorded together with rapper Rocco Hunt the song Prego (Italian version of You're Welcome by Jordan Fisher and Lin-Manuel Miranda), included in the closing credits of the film Oceania .
Sylvestre also collaborated with J-Ax and Fedez on the song L'Italia per me , included in the album Comunisti con Rolex .
In February 2017 Sylvestre participated among the Champions at the Sanremo Festival 2017 with the single Con te , which he wrote together with Giorgia, reaching the final and finishing in sixth place.
The song also anticipated his debut album, titled Sergio Sylvestre , released in Italy on February 10, 2017.
On June 16, 2017 the single Turn It Up was released, produced by J-Ax and Fedez and based on an unpublished beat created by the Major Lazer for the Tuborg Open contest.
On 17 June 2020 he was selected to sing the hymn that opens the Italian Cup final between Juventus and Napoli FC.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano