Laura Pausini was born on May 16, 1974 in Italy. Laura Pausini's big-screen debut came with in .
Laura Pausini is one of the most successful and admired Italian artist around the world, with over 70 million albums sold, several songs performed in six languages, and multiple awards under her belt including a GRAMMY - becoming the first Italian female artist to win this award - four Latin Grammys, a Golden Globe for "Best Original Song", and an Oscar nomination in 2021, to name a few. The award-winning international recording artist, singer-songwriter, and producer made her debut in Italy when winning the prestigious Sanremo Festival in 1993 at the age of 18. She went on to successfully release thirteen studio albums worldwide, both in Italian and Spanish versions, with songs performed in six languages, including English. Throughout her career, Laura Pausini has performed and collaborated with some of the most recognized music artists in the world such as Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Ray Charles, Phil Collins, Shakira, Mariah Carey, Charles Aznavour, Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, Kylie Minogue, Alejandro Sanz, Céline Dion and Michael Jackson, among others. In addition, Madonna wrote a song for her in 2004. She has toured and performed in some of the most prestigious stages in the world, such as Madison Square Garden and City Music Hall in New York, the Royal Albert Hall in London, the San Siro Stadium in Milan (she was the first female artist to have performed a sold-out concert at this venue), the Circus Maximus in Rome and the Olympia in Paris. Her massive success in music crossed over TV as well when she became one of the coaches and winner of Spain's and Mexico's edition of La Voz (The Voice). She was also one of the judges responsible for forming the band CNCO for La Banda, the Latin talent show created by Simon Cowell, which earned her an Emmy Award nomination. In addition, she won Spain's "XFactor" with her pupil Pol Granch, and also created and co-wrote two shows for Italian TV: "Stasera Laura" and "Laura e Paola". Laura has dedicated her life to helping others especially when it comes to children in need. She became a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN World Food Programme, and contributed to fundraising events, concerts, and projects in support of various causes. Among the causes are Chime For Change, Save the Children, Croce Rossa Italiana, ILoveBeirut, OHM Live, One Humanity Live, and International Peace Honors - a global event created by Peace Tech Lab, to recognize and celebrate the commitment of the most influential international activist of our period that were on the front line to transmit messages of peace for a better future - are included. Further fundraising events are the Music Against Child Labour Competition, Amiche per l'Abruzzo, which was a fundraising concert for the victims of the earthquake in the Abruzzo Italian region, and Voices Unidas for Chile. Moreover, she participated in the recording of "Todo para ti", a song written and performed by Michael Jackson for the families of the victims of the September 11th attacks in New York. Laura's latest collaboration in 2020 was with the acclaimed singer-songwriter Diane Warren with the song "Io Sì (Seen)", the main track of Netflix's film "The Life Ahead", which marked the return to the screen of the beloved Italian actress Sophia Loren. "Io Si" went on to receive several awards in 2021 including a Golden Globe in the Best Original Song category, a Hollywood Music in Media Awards in the Best Outstanding Song - Feature Film category, a Satellite Award, a Nastri d'argento, and a nomination to the Oscars, Laura's first-ever nomination to the prestigious award.
BirthdayMay 16, 1974
Place of BirthFaenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
6 wins & 6 nominations