Tenor in the Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo, the group responsible for albums such as We Are Love, Mas Que Amor, and their self-titled debut album.
He met the other two members of the trio, Gianluca and Piero, while competing in the second series of RAI TV's Ti Lascio Una Canzone.
He performed with Il Volo on the 10th season of American Idol as a guest appearance.
He was born in Bologna, Emilia Romagna and grew up in Marsala, Sicily. He has a dog named Franz.
He officially became a part of the Il Volo trio along with Gianluca Ginoble and Piero Barone in 2010.