Tony Renis

  1. Interscope Rolls Out Red Carpet for Il Volo During Grammy Week

    February 12, 2011 10:20 PM EST Italian teen trio Il Volo, on its first trip to America, were feted at Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair's home in Brentwood, California on Thursday night. Fair and Interscope head Jimmy Iovine signed the teenage tenors (Gianluca Ginoble, Pier ...

  2. Interscope Rolls Out Red Carpet for Il Volo During Grammy Week

    February 12, 2011 5:40 PM EST Italian teen trio Il Volo, on its first trip to America, were feted at Geffen Records Chairman Ron Fair's home in Brentwood, California on Thursday night. Fair and Interscope head Jimmy Iovine signed the teenage tenors (Gianluca Ginoble, Pier ...

  3. Italian Lyricist Alberto Testa Dies

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Alberto Testa, who wrote the lyrics to some of the most popular Italian songs of the modern era, died in Rome on Monday (Oct. 19) at the age of 82. He co-wrote an estimated 1,500 songs, including "Quando Quando Quando," which was an inte ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Marco Masini Wins Italy's Sanremo Fest

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Marco Masini, with the song "Uomo Volante" ("Flying Man"), won the 54th edition of Sanremo Song Festival, traditionally the key event in the Italian music calendar. Marco Masini, with the song "Uomo Volante" ("Fl ...

  6. Marco Masini Wins Italy's Sanremo Fest

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Marco Masini, with the song "Uomo Volante" ("Flying Man"), won the 54th edition of Sanremo Song Festival, traditionally the key event in the Italian music calendar. Marco Masini, with the song "Uomo Volante" ("Fl ...

  7. Italian Record Biz Down 7.69% in Value in 2003

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST The value of recorded music shipments in Italy in 2003 fell 7.69% from the previous year to €314 million ($392 million), according to new figures from Italian industry body FIMI. Volume fell 7. The value of recorded music shipments in I ...