Italian pop singer who has sold over seven million records worldwide. He is well known for his international hit single "Xdono."
He joined a gospel choir at sixteen and performed at local karaoke bars.
He won numerous Italian Music Awards, including Best Italian Act and Best Album for Rosso Relativo.
He was born to parents Sergio and Juliana. He came out as gay in a 2010 interview with Vanity Fair.
He sang a duet with John Legend called "Karma."