Valerio Scanu, born on April 10, 1990, in La Maddalena, Sardinia, is an Italian pop sensation known for his captivating vocals and dynamic performances.
Early Beginnings and Early Recognition
In 2000, he made his first notable appearance at the Festival “Canzoni sotto l’albero,” where his talent earned him a respectable third-place ranking. His exceptional singing abilities didn’t go unnoticed, and in 2002, he secured a significant win on the TV program “Bravo Bravissimo,” hosted by the legendary Mike Bongiorno.
Valerio Scanu set out on a quest to fulfill his ambition of becoming a well-known vocalist in 2007. He went on to try out for several prestigious talent shows, such as the Italian and French versions of X-Factor, American Idol, and even Riccardo Cocciante’s musical “Giulietta e Romeo”. Despite not getting into any of these auditions, he never wavered in his love of music and performing.
The turning point in Valerio Scanu’s career came in 2008 when he participated as a contestant in the 8th edition of the renowned Italian talent show, “Amici di Maria De Filippi.” His exceptional talent and captivating stage presence garnered him a remarkable second-place finish during the show’s final competition.
On his 19th birthday, April 10, 2009, Valerio Scanu unveiled his first EP, titled “Sentimento.” This debut EP achieved Gold status, thanks to the remarkable number of sales, which exceeded 30,000 copies. The EP’s single, “Sentimento,” bearing the same name, quickly soared to the top of the download charts, solidifying Scanu’s popularity among music enthusiasts.
In October 2009, Scanu, in collaboration with producer Charlie Rapino, released his eponymous album, “Valerio Scanu.” This album made its debut at the fourth position in the sales charts, achieving the significant milestone of a Gold Record.
Two months later, an exciting re-issue of the album, “Valerio Scanu-Christmas Edition,” hit the market, featuring four previously unreleased tracks. The album’s first single, “Ricordati di noi,” preceded its release and further solidified Scanu’s status as a rising pop sensation.
Valerio Scanu’s musical journey continued to flourish as he released his third album, “Parto Da Qui,” in November 2010. This album included the hit single “Mio,” which reached the eighth position on the FIMI chart, a testament to Scanu’s unwavering popularity. “Parto Da Qui” rose to the second position on the list of best-selling albums in Italy. The second single, “L’amore cambia,” received a Fan Version music video release.
In April 2011, “Parto da qui – Tour Edition” was published, reaching the sixth position on the FIMI chart. This re-issue contained an additional DVD with video clips from the “Love Show.” The single “Due stelle” was also part of this edition.
On March 20, 2012, Valerio Scanu introduced his fourth album, “Cosi Diverso.” This album featured the single “Amami” and, shortly after, “Libera mente” as the second single. With each new release, Scanu continued to evolve as an artist, captivating audiences with his versatile voice and ever-growing musical expertise.
Who is Valerie Scanu’s Girfriend?
Valerie Scanu has always kept his relationship secret. However, he asked his partner to marry him at a birthday party of Loius Calcara. There is no information about his partner.