Italy – Last night saw the climax of the annual Sanremo Music Festival in Italy with the winner being crowned as Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro. With the title comes the chance to represent their country at Eurovision and RAI, the national broadcaster, has confirmed that Ermal & Fabrizio have said they will go to Lisbon.
Over 12 million watched the lengthy climax of the 68th annual show. This is their highest viewing figures since 2002.
Lo Stato Sociale singing ‘Una vita in vacanza‘ came in 2nd place and Annalisa singing ‘Il mondo prima di te‘ came 3rd.
Ermal & Fabrizio won with over 50% of the vote despite nearly being disqualified earlier in the week as the song was a revised version of a previous entry by the same composer. Here’s the winning song, ‘Non mi avete fatto niente‘: