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Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini is a five-time Grammy-winning Italian artist, songwriter and producer. She is the most famous and successful italian artist worldwide. She is famed for her soulful voice, her romantic ballads and love songs, though she has also dealt with other subjects such as poverty, war, and racism, among other social issues. She is fluent in several languages and has recorded in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, and French. She has sold around 40 millions of copies around the world and has over 200 Platinum Albums and one Diamond Album.

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Christian

There are atleast four artists under the name of Christian. 1. A Danish singer, Christian Brøns, who got famous for living in the Danish Big Brother house in 2001. Shortly after leaving the house he got a record deal and he had his first and biggest hit to date, Du kan gøre hvad du vil. The song is a cover of Patrik Isaksson's Du Får Göra Som Du Vill. Christian has to date released 3 albums, the latest one in 2006.

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Subsonica

Subsonica is an Italian / band. The group was formed in 1996 in Turin, Italy. Their eponymous debut album debuted at the end of 1996. The band gained real success in 2000 by playing the Sanremo Music Festival. The first two singles off of the album Microchip Emozionale, Tutti I Miei Sbagli and Discoteca Labirinto were hits. Their latest album, Eden was released in 2011. Subsonica are: Boosta (Davide Di Leo) keyboards, Bass Vicio (Luca Vicini) bass, Samuel (Umberto Romano) vocals, C-Max (Massimiliano Casacci) guitar, Ninja (Enrico Matta) drums.

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Diva

There are, at least, fourteen artists using this name: 1. DiVA, a sub-group from Japanese idol group AKB48 formed in February 2011. Members consist of Akimoto Sayaka (秋元才加), Umeda Ayaka (梅田彩佳), Masuda Yuka (増田有華) and Miyazawa Sae (宮澤佐江). They are being promoted as a 'vocal and dance unit'. Their debut single Tsuki no uragawa (月の裏側; The Other Side of the Moon) was released May 18, 2011. 2. A Los Angeles based psychedelic pop artist (full name Diva Dompe) who released the album "The Glitter End" on Critical Heights in May 2011: www.criticalheights.com

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Nome

Nome is the name of three different artists:
1) Italian band
2) Melodic death metal band from Finland
3) IDM/breaks artist - old project of Sean Forsyth 1) An Italian band signed to Eclectic Circus. They released their first single Le cose succedono in September 2007. 2) A melodic metal band from a small town called Vimpeli located in Southern Osthrobotnia of Finland. The band was founded in 2003 and the initial musical direction followed gothic thematics both lyrically and musically. Along the years, drastic line-up changes occured as well as new musical routes were constantly explored.

Read more about Nome on Last.fm.

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Marco Mengoni

Marco Mengoni was born in Ronciglione, the Christmas's day of 1988. He partecipated to the third edition of Italian X-Factor and won it..After his win he released his first EPcalled “Dove si vola” (“where you fly” ), including 2 new songs and 5 covers (2 of them in english: "Psycho killer" and "Man in the mirror"). This CD in Italy sold 70.000 copies and more, and went platinum. This february Marco won third place in the sixtieth edition of the Sanremo Music Festival with the song Credimi ancora (in english Believe Me Again) and released a new minialbum, titled "Re Matto".

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Gianluca Grignani

GIANLUCA GRIGNANI Italian Artist, Born in Milan, Italy on April 7, 1972. Singer-Songwriter, well-known in Europe for his Excellent Lyrics and Soft Rock. His most famous Song: "LA MIA STORIA TRA LE DITA" was recorded in Spanish with an awesome Translation where Poetry seems to be meant to find the PERFECT MATCH, whose Title: "Mi Historia Entre Tus Dedos" has been sang all along the AMERICAS. His voice has a similar pitch to FRANCO de VITA, that's the reason why people get both Artists Mixed-Up. Click on Link to Watch Sample-Video.

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