The evening of Amici, Maria De Filippi’s Canale5 talent show, now in its 22nd edition, starts this evening.
There are 15 talents competing for victory: Aaron, Angelina, Cricca, Federica, NDG, Piccolo G, Wax (singers); Alessio, Gianmarco, Isobel, Maddalena, Mattia, Megan Ria, Ramon, Samu (dancers).
This year, their performances during the evening phase of the program will be judged by an exceptional jury composed of:
Cristiano Malgioglio lyricist and singer who has been enriching the Italian music and television scene with his creativity for over 50 years;
Joseph Giofrè world famous dancer who has trod the most important stages together with international stars of the caliber of Jennifer Lopez, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Camilla Cabello
Michael Bravthe singer-songwriter and actor who boasts numerous platinum and gold certifications and two extraordinary participations in the Sanremo Festival.
THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
For the third consecutive season the international choreographer STEPHANE JARNY is the Artistic Director of the talent show Amici.
Super guests of the first episode Pio and Amedeo, the comic duo who have entertained and fascinated the Italian public for years are back on the stage of #Amici22.
The little story of this edition tells: in the first appointment on Sunday 18 September 2022, the christening and delivery of the shirts to the students of the new edition were: Roberto Saviano, Gianmarco Tamberi, Alessia Marcuzzi, Can Yaman, Christian De Sica, Pio and Amedeo, Peppe Vessicchio, Leonardo Pieraccioni and Salvatore Esposito.
The long period of stay (6 months) in Amici’s school has allowed the students to grow professionally and humanly, giving them the precious opportunity to get to know and deal with great professionals in the world of entertainment including singers, producers, record companies, well-established names in the publishing, dancers, musicians, choreographers of national and international fame.
Overall, 25 unpublished songs were published during #Amici22 which totaled over 31 million total streams on the major platforms.
List of released songs: NDG with “Fuori” written by Nicolò Di Girolamo (NDG), Lorenzo Di Domenicantonio and Valerio Amati and produced by Lvnar and “Perdonami” written by Nicolò Di Girolamo (NDG), Lorenzo Di Domenicantonio and produced by KYV and Ayden Lau; TOMMY DALI with “Male” written by Tommaso Daliana (TOMMY DALI) and Davide Pavanello and produced by Riccardo Scirè and “Finisce bene” written by Tommaso Daliana (TOMMY DALI), Andrea Spigaroli, Andrea Pugliese and produced by Andrea Blanc and Renzo Stone; WAX with “Turista per semper” written by Matteo Lucido (Wax) and produced by SHUNE and “Ballerine e gloves” written by Dario Faini, Matteo Lucido (Wax),Vanni Casagrande and produced by DRD;
AARON with “Universale” written by Edoardo Boari (AARON), Riccardo Brizi and produced by ZEF and STARCHILD and “Kiss me and dance me” written by Edoardo Boari (AARON) Riccardo Brizi and produced by Ricardo Brizi; NIVEO with “Scarabocchi” and “On the seats of the metro” written by Marco Fasano (NIVEO) and Fabio Zini, produced by Fabio Zini; PICCOLO G with “Più mia” written by Giovanni Rinaldi (PICCOLO G) and Fabio De Marco produced by DEMA and “Acquario” written by Giovanni Rinaldi (PICCOLO G), Mattia Moscatelli and produced by ZEF and Starchild;
CRICCA with “Superheroes” written by Francesca Picciano, Giovanni Cricca (CRICCA), Massimiliano Corona and Cristian Bonato produced by OKGIORGIO and “If you look at me like this” written by Giovanni Cricca (CRICCA), Francesca Picciano, Massimiliano Corona and Cristian Bonati produced by Cristian Bonato, Federico Mecozzi, Massimiliano Corona, Giovanni Cricca and Francesco Picciano; FEDERICA with “Meno sola” written by Andrea De Filippi, Kende, Lorenzo Santarelli, Marco Salvaderi and produced by ROOM9 and “26 Modi” written by Federica Andreani (FEDERICA), Kende, Marco Salvaderi, Lorenzo Santarelli and Antonio Caputo produced by ROOM9; ANGELINA with “Wish to live” written by Angelina Mango (ANGELINA) and Giorgio Presenti produced by MICHELANGELO; JORE with “Solo tu” written by Lorenzo Longoni (JORE), Emiliano Bassi and produced by Emiliano Bassi.
Of the 18 songs released, 16 pieces are part of the official Amici22 compilation “Full Out” distributed by Artist First released on January 10, 2023.
On March 14, 7 more unpublished works were released: ANGELINA with “Mani Vuote” produced by Canova, AARON with “I will take care of you”, produced by Giulio Nenna, PICCOLO G with “È Normale”, produced by Katoo, FEDERICA with “Scivola ”, produced by Room9, CRICCA with “Damn happiness”, produced by Riccardo Scire’, WAX with “Grazie” produced by Takagi and Ketra and Jvli and NDG with “Voglio di più”, produced by Dardust.
THE ARTISTIC CAST
The artistic cast is composed of 32 elements directed by the magical mastery of Stephane Jarny, Artistic Director of the show for the third consecutive year.
Angelina, Cricca, NDG (singers) and Maddalena, Samu and Megan (dancers) – team of Lorella Cuccarini and Emanuel Lo.
Aaron and Piccolo G (singers) and Ramon, Isobel and Gianmarco (dancers) – team of Alessandra Celentano and Rudy Zerbi.
Wax and Federica (singers), Alessia and Mattia (dancers) – team of Arisa and Raimondo Todaro.
AARON, songwriter, reference teacher Rudy Zerbi.
18 years old, lives in the province of Perugia.
ANGELINA, singer-songwriter and musician, teacher of reference Lorella Cuccarini.
22 years old, daughter of art, lives in Maratea in Basilicata.
CRICCA, singer-songwriter and musician, reference professor Lorella Cuccarini.
19 years old, lives in Riccione.
FEDERICA, singer, reference professor Arisa.
24 years old, lives in Rome.
NDG, singer-songwriter, reference teacher Lorella Cuccarini.
22 years old, lives in Rome.
PICCOLO G, singer-songwriter, teacher of reference Rudy Zerbi.
22 years old, lives in the province of Macerata.
WAX, songwriter, reference professor Arisa.
20 years old, lives in Milan.
ALESSIO, hip hop dancer, reference teacher Raimondo Todaro.
18 years old, lives in Naples.
GIANMARCO, hip hop dancer, reference teacher Alessandra Celentano.
23 years old, lives in the province of Rome.
ISOBEL, modern dancer, reference teacher Alessandra Celentano.
19 years old, Australian.
MADDALENA, modern dancer, reference teacher Emanuel Lo.
18 years old, lives in Genoa.
MATTIA, Latin dancer, teacher of reference Raimondo Todaro.
19 years old, lives in the province of Bari.
MEGAN, modern dancer, reference teacher Emanuel Lo.
18 years old, lives in Genoa.
RAMON, classical dancer, reference teacher Alessandra Celentano.
21 years old, lives in Milan.
SAMU, hip hop dancer, reference teacher Emanuel Lo.
18 years old, lives in the province of Palermo.
In prime time on Canale 5 and Mediasetinfinity