Gigi D'Alessio (49) is at his 5th festival and he has always finished in top-10. He last participated in 2012 in duet with Loredana Berté. Some readers might know him only as Anna Tatangelo's hubby but he has sold over 20 million records being one of the biggest names in Napoletan music scene.
Gigi got involved with music at very young age, and at 12 starts studying music and piano seriously. At 23 he's already conducting orchestra and in 1992 he releases his first album. His 17th album will be released right after the festival, titled 24 febbraio 1967, his date of birth as he turns 50. It includes also his entry La prima stella (The first star)