Amadeus Announces Sanremo 2022 Covers

On Friday 4th February, the Sanremo Festival will host its Fourth Evening at the iconic Ariston Theatre. That night, all competing artists will not sing their songs that are in the competition, but instead they will perform songs from the 1960s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. Most songs will be a duet with a guest artist, and the song may be Italian or international. This show typically offers a change in pace and a light evening as it is the night before the big final!

As in previous editions of the Italian music Festival, the result of the covers’ evening will have an impact on the final rankings of the Festival, as the orchestra will vote, conducted for the third year in a row by maestro Leonardo De Amicis.

Here is the list of covers for Friday evening:

  • Le Vibrazioni – Live and let die (Paul McCartney) with Sophie and the Giants & Peppe Vessicchio
  • Ditonellapiaga & Rettore – Nessuno mi può giudicare (Caterina Caselli)
  • Michele Bravi – Io vorrei… non vorrei… ma se vuoi (Lucio Battisti)
  • Massimo Ranieri – Anna verrà (Pino Daniele) with Nek
  • Fabrizio Moro – Uomini soli (Pooh)
  • Rkomi – Medley Vasco Rossi with Calibro 35
  • Giovanni Truppi – Nella mia ora di libertà (Fabrizio De André) with Vinicio Capossela
  • Elisa – What a feeling (Irene Cara – Flashdance)
  • Tananai – A far l’amore comincia tu (Raffaella Carrà) with Rosa Chemical
  • Noemi – (You make me feel like) A Natural woman (Aretha Franklin)
  • Ana Mena – Medley with Rocco Hunt
  • Iva Zanicchi – Canzone (Don Backy & Detto Mariano, Milva’s version)
  • Gianni Morandi – Medley with Mousse T
  • Achille Lauro – Sei bellissima with Loredana Bertè
  • Dargen D’Amico – La bambola (Patty Pravo)
  • Emma – Baby one more time (Britney Spears) with Francesca Michielin
  • Mahmood & Blanco – Il cielo in una stanza (Gino Paoli)
  • Matteo Romano – Your song (Elton John) with Malika Ayane
  • Yuman – My Way (Frank Sinatra) with Rita Marcotulli
  • Aka7even – Cambiare (Alex Baroni) with Arisa
  • Sangiovanni – A muso duro (Pierangelo Bertoli) with Fiorella Mannoia
  • La Rappresentante di Lista – Be my baby (The Ronettes) with Cosmo, Margherita Vicario e Ginevra
  • Highsnob & Hu – Mi sono innamorato di te (Luigi Tenco) with Mr. Rain
  • Giusy Ferreri – Io vivrò senza te (Lucio Battisti) with Andy dei Bluvertigo
  • Irama – La mia storia tra le dita with Gianluca Grignani

Watch Amadeus present the covers and duets on TG1:

Are you looking forward to any of these covers? Do you enjoy the “cover evening” of the festival? Let us know your thoughts! 

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