Alessandra Amoroso (born 12 August 1986 in Galatina, Lecce) is an Italian pop/soul singer. She was the winner of the 2009 edition of the Italian reality television show Amici di Maria De Filippi.
Biography and career
Since her youth, Amoroso participated in numerous local competitions, obtaining good results.In June 2007 she participated in a contest, Fiori di Pesco, singing the song Amor mio, and placed first among the competitors, and was rewarded by Mogol. When she was seventeen, she participated in the auditions for Amici but she failed.
Amici di Maria De Filippi
thumb|left|175px|Alessandra Amoroso in concerto a ]On October 5, 2008, Amoroso passed the audition for the eighth season of Amici di Maria De Filippi, singing the single from Alicia Keys, "If I Ain't Got You". Rudy Zerbi, the chairman of Sony Music Italy, assigned three unpublished singles to Amoroso. She participated in the recording of the compilation disc of the programme, Scialla. "Fi