Who is Damiano David?
Damiano David is an Italian singer and the lead singer of Italy’s Eurovision-Winning Band, Måneskin. Måneskin, Danish for “moonlight” as a tribute to bassist Victoria De Angelis’s Danish heritage. In May 2021, the group won the Eurovision competition in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with their tune “Zitti E Buoni,” which translates into English as “shut up and be quiet.” The band’s win marked Italy’s third victory since the competition began in 1956. The first win was in 1964, by Gigliola Cinquett with the song “Non Ho L’Età,” and the second was in 1990, when Toto Cutugno won for “Insieme 1992.”
Who is Italy’s Eurovision entry Maneskin?
Maneskin are a rock band that shot to fame after finishing as runners-up on the Italian X Factor in 2017.
Since then they have achieved significant success in Italy, achieving a No1 single with Torna A Casa in 2018.
Maneskin have also had three songs reach No2 in the charts and six of their tunes have gone platinum in their homeland.
And they’ve had two No1 albums in Italy to date, with their debut Il Ballo Della Vita going TRIPLE platinum.
They are now the 2021 champions of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Maneskin lit up the stage with their bare-chested, punk-funk rock which they sang in their native language.
The band’s track Zitti E Buoni scored 524 points, while the UK, with James Newman’s Embers, came last for the second year running, scoring zero points.
The rock band hopes their performance at Eurovision can help them break the international market.
What song did Maneskin sing at Eurovision 2021?
Maneskin sang Zitti E Buoni’ at the Eurovision Song Contest.
The song – which means “shut up and good” in English – has a good record in competitions as it helped the band win the Sanremo Music Festival in March.
The tune reached No2 in the Italian charts, going DOUBLE platinum.
It has also reached No57 in the Swiss charts.
The lyrics – translated into English – include: “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen.
“Outside the actors, you better not make more mistakes, you better stay quiet and good.”
Despite asking the crowd to stay quiet, Maneskin fans went wild for their tune when they took over the Rotterdam stage on May 22.
Maneskin sang Zitti E Buoni at the Eurovision Song ContestCredit: EPA
How did Italy do in Eurovision 2019?
Maneskin’s predecessor – Mahmood – finished second in 2019.
Singing Soldi, the solo artist picked up 472 points – just 26 behind winner Duncan Laurence of Holland.
Italy are now three-time Eurovision winners, with Gigliola Cinquetti picking up their first title in 1964 with Non Ho L’età.
Toto Cutugno scooped the title for Italy in 1990 with Insieme: 1992, and Maneskin won in 2021.
Italy became one of Eurovision’s Big Five in 2010, meaning they automatically qualify for the final along with France, Germany, Spain and the UK.
What are the drugs allegations against lead singer Damiano David?
Damiano David has furiously slammed speculation that he was caught snorting cocaine live on air during the show.
Damiano denied taking drugs in the press conference after their win, saying: “Thomas (guitarist Thomas Raggi) broke a glass … I don’t use drugs, please guys, do not say that.
“Don’t say that really. No cocaine please, do not say that.”
The band immediately offered to be tested for any illegal substances after the video emerged.
Damiano David Drugs
Manikin lead singer Damiano David was accused of drug use at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. During the live broadcast, a camera shot of the Italian pop-metal band seemed to capture the Maneskin frontman lifting his face from the table surface, prompting a rush on social media to suggest he was using a drug, and that he should be disqualified.
When asked at the Eurovision winner’s press conference what he was doing, David said that he was bent over because his guitarist, Thomas Raggi, had broken a glass. He added, “I don’t use drugs. Please, guys. Don’t say that really, no cocaine.”
The band later also reacted to the allegation in an Instagram story, saying they were shocked and did not condone drug use: “We really are AGAINST drugs and we never used cocaine. We are ready to get tasted [sic], cause we have nothing to hide.”
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest, issued the following statement: “We are aware of the speculation surrounding the video clip of the Italian winners of the Eurovision Song Contest in the Green Room last night. The band have strongly refuted the allegations of drug use and the singer in question will take a voluntary drug test after arriving home. This was requested by them last night but could not be immediately organized by the EBU. The band, their management and head of delegation have informed us that no drugs were present in the Green Room and explained that a glass was broken at their table and it was being cleared by the singer. The EBU can confirm broken glass was found after an on site check. We are still looking at footage carefully and will update with further information in due course.”
Damiano David Age
He was born on 8 January 1999, in Rome, Italy.
Damiano David Partner – Damiano David Girlfriend
Damiano David is engaged to his girlfriend Giorgia Soleri, a well-known influencer and model. Damiano announced his engagement to Soleri on his Instagram story after he share a photo of him hugging Soleri, writing, “After almost 4 years we can say, right?”
Prior to the announcement, his fans wanted him to be engaged to the band’s bassist Victoria De Angelis. He was previously in a relationship with the former competitor de The Island of the Famous Drusilla Gucci.
Damiano David Gay – Damiano David Sexuality
Is Damiano David Gay? The chances of him being gay are low. He is in a relationship with Giorgia Soleri, a model and social media influencer.
Damiano David Height
Damiano David stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches tall.
Damiano David Net Worth
Damiano David’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.