15 Famous Italian Music || Best Songs Ever

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Hello guys, are you looking for the best Italian songs? So, In this article, we will be looking for the best Italian music of all time. You must have heard this music once in your life.

As we all know, Italian folk music is an important part of the country’s musical heritage and spans a diverse array of provincial styles, instruments, and dances.

Also, Italy was a country of disco and electronic music, with Italo disco being one of the earliest electronic dance genres. So, let’s check out the list below.

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15 Famous Italian Music || Best Songs Ever

1 – Toto Cutugno L’italiano

Toto Cutugno - L'Italiano (1983)

“L’Italiano” is a famous Italian pop song by Toto Cutugno released in 1983. The track was the biggest international hit and is his best-known composition. One of the most Famous Italian Music ever.

  • Artist: Toto Cutugno
  • Album: L’Italiano
  • Genre: Pop

2 – Domenico Modugno Nel blu’ dipinto di blu’ (Volare)

Volare - Domenico Modugno - Nel blu dipinto di blu

“Nel blu, dipinto di blu” popularly known as “Volare” is a song initially recorded by Italian singer-songwriter Domenico Modugno. The song spent five non-consecutive weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 in August and September 1958.

Modugno’s recording became the first-ever Grammy winner for both Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

  • Artist: Gipsy Kings
  • Album: Mosaïque
  • Released: 1989
  • Genre: Pop

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3 – Umberto Tozzi Te amo

Umberto Tozzi - Te Amo (English Subtitle)

The track achieved success at the time, becoming a hit in many European countries, including Sweden and Switzerland where it topped the charts. One of the best Italian songs ever.

Artist: Umberto Tozzi
Album: È nell’aria…ti amo
Released: 1977

4 – Andrea Bocelli Con te partirò

Andrea Bocelli - Con Te Partirò - Live From Piazza Dei Cavalieri, Italy / 1997

The track, “Con te partirò” is an Italian song written by Francesco Sartori. As we all know, It was first performed by Andrea Bocelli at the 1995 Sanremo Music Festival and recorded on his album of the same year, Bocelli. First in France, where it became one of the best-selling singles of all time.

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5 – Laura Pausini La solitudine

Laura Pausini - La Solitudine (Official Video)

The track, “La solitudine” (Loneliness) is a famous Italian ballad recorded by pop singer Laura Pausini. Also, Pausini sang it for the first time on 23 February 1993, during the 43rd Sanremo Music Festival. In late 1993 the single was released in the rest of Europe, reaching the top five in France. One of the most Famous Italian Music ever.

  • Artist: Laura Pausini
  • Album: Laura Pausini
  • Released: 1993

6 – Al Bano & Romina Power Felicità

Al Bano Carrisi & Romina Power - Felicita  (Schlagerchampions 13-1-2018)

The track, “Felicità” is a hit song by Italian-American duo Al Bano and Romina Power, released in 1982. It was an international commercial success and remains arguably their best-known song. It was topping the Italian singles chart and eventually sold millions of copies internationally from March–to June 1982.

  • Artists: Al Bano, Romina Power
  • Album: Tubes 80 introuvables, Volume 4
  • Released: 2005

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7 – Ricchi e Poveri Sara’ Perche’ Ti Amo

Richi e Poveri-Sarà perché ti amo(1981)

The track, “Sarà perché ti amo” is the sixth single of Italo disco group Ricchi e Poveri. The song was released in February 1981 over Baby Records and premiered live at the 31st edition of the well-known Festival di Sanremo in 1981. One of the best Italian songs ever.

  • Artist: Ricchi e Poveri
  • Album: Ricchi E Poveri – Grandi Successi
  • Released: 1997

8 – Raffaella Carrà A Far L’amore Cominicia Tu (Liebelei)

Raffaella Carrà - A far l'amore comincia tu (Libelei) (1977) • TopPop

Coming to this track, “A far l’amore comincia tu” is a song by Italian singer Raffaella Carrà from her album Forte forte forte (1976). The song became a big national and international hit, being translated into several languages including Spanish, German, French and English.

  • Artist: Raffaella Carrà
  • Album: Forte forte forte

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9 – Bryan Adams O Sole Mio

Bryan Adams & Luciano Pavarotti - 'O Sole Mio
  • Artists: Bryan Adams, Luciano Pavarotti
  • Featured artist: Luciano Pavarotti
  • Album: Pavarotti & Friends 2
  • Released: 1995
  • Genre: Vocal/Easy Listening

10 – Giorgio Gaber Io non mi sento italiano

io non mi sento Italiano - gaber
  • Artist: Giorgio Gaber
  • Album: Io non mi sento italiano
  • Genre: Adult Contemporary

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11 – Renato Carosone Tu vuo fa l’americano

Renato Carosone -  Tu Vuò Fa' L'Americano

“Tu vuò fà l’americano” aka “You Want to Be American” is a Neapolitan language song by Italian singer Renato Carosone. He wrote the song in collaboration with Nicola “Nisa” Salerno in 1956. Combining swing and jazz, it became one of his best-known songs. One of the most Famous Italian Music ever.

  • Artist: Renato Carosone
  • Genres: Regional Brazilian, Pop, Jazz

12 – The Three Tenors ‘O sole mio

The 3 Tenors O Sole Mio 1994

It is one of the best Italian songs ever. It is written by Giovanni Capurro, Eduardo di Capua, Alfredo Mazzucchi.

  • Artist: The Three Tenors
  • Album: ‘O Sole Mio
  • Released: 1998

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13 – Adriano Celentano Azzurro


The track, “Azzurro” is an Italian pop song composed by Paolo Conte and Vito Pallavicini. Its most notable version was recorded by Adriano Celentano in 1968. One of the most Famous Italian Music ever.

  • Artist: Adriano Celentano
  • Album: Azzurro / Una Carezza In Un Pugno
  • Released: 1968
  • Genres: Musica tropicale, Pop, Seasonal

14 – Zucchero Fornaciari Senza una donna

Zucchero & Paul Young - Senza una donna (Without a woman)

The track, “Senza una donna” is one of the most popular Italian songs of all time, written and performed by Zucchero from his fourth album, Blue’s (1987). In 1990 it was re-recorded in English with Paul Young. It has sold more than 5,000,000 copies worldwide.

  • Artist: Zucchero Fornaciari
  • Album: Blue’s
  • Released: 1987

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15 – Andrea Bocelli Vivo per lei

Andrea Bocelli - Vivo per lei

The track, “Vivo per lei” is a 1995 famous Italian song recorded by Italian artist Andrea Bocelli as a duet with Giorgia Todrani. The song in Italian was originally written by the group O.R.O. One of the best Italian songs ever.

  • Artist: Andrea Bocelli
  • Album: Romanza
  • Released: 1997
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