Mahmood -singer

Alessandro Mahmoud (born 12 September 1992 in Milan), known by the stage name Mahmood, is an Italian singer-songwriter. His mother is Italian and his father is Egyptian. He won the 2019 Sanremo Music Festival on 9 February 2019 with the song "Soldi", and will represent Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. He had earned a spot at the Sanremo Music Festival by winning the second night of the standalone Sanremo Giovani 2018 competition on 21 December 2018 with the song "Gioventù bruciata". He previously competed on the sixth series of the Italian reality television singing competition X Factor.

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Mahmood
Background information
Birth nameAlessandro Mahmoud
Born (1992-09-12) 12 September 1992 (age 26)
Milan, Italy
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Years active2012–present
LabelsUniversal Music

Alessandro Mahmoud (born 12 September 1992 in Milan), known by the stage name Mahmood, is an Italian singer-songwriter. His mother is Italian and his father is Egyptian.[1] He won the 2019 Sanremo Music Festival on 9 February 2019 with the song "Soldi", and will represent Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.[2][3] He had earned a spot at the Sanremo Music Festival by winning the second night of the standalone Sanremo Giovani 2018 competition on 21 December 2018 with the song "Gioventù bruciata".[4]

He previously competed on the sixth series of the Italian reality television singing competition X Factor.

Discography

Extended plays

Title Details Peak chart positions
ITA
[5]
Gioventù bruciata
  • Released: 21 September 2018[6]
  • Re-released: 30 November 2018[7]
    6 February 2019[8]
  • Label: Island
  • Format: Digital download
6

Singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
ITA
[9]
SWI
[10]
"Fallin' Rain"[11]
(as Mahmoud)
2013 Non-album singles
"Dimentica" 2016
"Pesos" 2017
"Uramaki" 2018 86 Gioventù bruciata
"Milano Good Vibes"
"Gioventù bruciata" 40
"Soldi" 2019 125
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released.

References

  1. Rio, Paolo Giordano Laura. "Mahmood conquista l'Ariston: "Sono un ragazzo italiano"". Il Giornale (in Italian). Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  2. "Sanremo, il vincitore è Mahmood. Ultimo è secondo, terzo classificato Il Volo". La Repubblica. 10 February 2019.
  3. Castagneri, Alice; Pavanello, Roberto (10 February 2019). "Mahmood vince il Festival di Sanremo". La Stampa (in Italian). Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  4. "Mahmood è il secondo vincitore di Sanremo Giovani" (in Italian). RAI. 22 December 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  5. "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 7 (dal 08.02.2019 al 14.02.2019)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  6. "Gioventù Bruciata EP di Mahmood". Apple Music.
  7. "Gioventù Bruciata EP di Mahmood". Apple Music.
  8. "Gioventù Bruciata EP di Mahmood". Apple Music.
  9. "Top Singoli – Classifica settimanale WK 7" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  10. "Mahmood - Soldi". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  11. Alberto Muraro (24 July 2013). "Mahmoud – Fallin' Rain (audio e cover singolo)" (in Italian). RadioMusik.it.
  12. "Italian single certifications – Mahmood" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 18 February 2019. Select "Tutti gli anni" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Mahmood" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
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