Pippo Baudo

  1. Marco Carta Wins Sanremo Festival

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Italy pop artist Marco Carta was the winner of the 59th edition of Italy's flagship Sanremo festival. Carta, 23, who was discovered last year on the TV talent show "Amici," won the five-night festival with the song &quo ...

  2. No Mend In Sight For FIMI, Sanremo Rift

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The current poor relations between Italy's major representative body FIMI and the organizers of the country's flagship music event, the Sanremo Festival, show no sign of improving. FIMI president Enzo Mazza was widely reported in the nat ...

  3. Cristicchi Wins Italy's Sanremo Fest

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Simone Cristicchi was the winner of the 57th edition of Italy' flagship Sanremo Festival, which concluded on March 3. The Sony BMG-signed singer won with the song "Ti Regalerò Una Rosa" ("I Will Give You A Rose"). Veteran ...

  4. Acts Unveiled For Italy's Sanremo

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Pippo Baudo, artistic director of Italy's flagship Sanremo Festival, has unveiled the names of the 20 competitors for the event's 57th edition, which will run from Feb. 27 to March 3. Baudo, a veteran TV presenter, announced the names li ...

  5. Sanremo Fest Splits With Director Baudo

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pippo Baudo, the veteran Italian TV presenter who was recently appointed artistic director for the Sanremo Festival, has resigned from the post. Pippo Baudo, the veteran Italian TV presenter who was recently appointed artistic director for the San ...

  6. Italy's FIMI Hints At Return To Sanremo Festival

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italian music industry body FIMI has indicated that its members could return to next year's Sanremo Festival. Billboard.biz has learned that FIMI's directive committee has instructed its president, Al Italian music industry body FIMI has ...