It’s official. Following Il Volo’s victory at Sanremo last Saturday, and the subsequent confirmation that they will represent Italy at Eurovision 2015, it has just been announced that they will sing “Grande Amore” in Vienna. The news was broken on RAI’s Eurovision Facebook page this morning.

Of course the song is not yet in its final Eurovision form, as it is currently over the three minute time limit. Let’s hope they don’t cut out the good bits.

“Grande Amore” won over the televoters at Sanremo (but not the two juries). Could it charm the public once again in May? Let us know below.

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ryanireland
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ryanireland

ok first non English winner since Molitva. FACT. This is the one, it has it all, Ciao Italia, Roma, Milano, Or Torino 2016. Love it, love it. HOT HOT FAVOURITE

Alice
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Alice

basically i think that the winner this yaer is italy or estonia (if they pick goodbye to yesterday). i am from greece and from the teasers of our songs 2-3 are sure for the top 10 but aren’t something suprising so that’s the only reason that this year we’ll not see us in the top 5! i like most shaya’s song even though it reminds me a little of only teardrops.. idk

Irma Perri
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Irma Perri

These handsome, fabulous Italians are the best singing group in the world today. Enjoyed looking at the video. It’s so creative & amusing; Gianluca as a Spider Man type of character. The sexy scene with Ignazio reminded me of the movie Ghost. Piero is also very dramatic. Never realized he was a southpaw before. To all you naysayers out there I say. You are going to be surprised.

Clean Bandit
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Clean Bandit

A classical opera song with modern twist sang by good-looking boys. A lot panties will be dropping at the grand finals that’s for sure 😀

Cristiano
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Cristiano

This will be the winning song assuming the remaining countries don’t surprise us with a masterpiece.

Alex
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Alex

But I’m not sure it’s a winner. I think Estonia, Hungary, or even Latvia could do better depending on who they select and how good their performances are. That being said, I would be very surprised if Italy placed anywhere lower than 5th this year. I’m thinking at least 3rd, if not 2nd or 1st.

Alex
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Alex

I’m listening to the studio version now and I think I understand the composition better now than the first time I heard it. That being said, I think shortening it to 3 minutes will make it a more moving song, actually. The action takes a while to unfold in the current version, almost as though the purpose was just to allow a little more time for each member of the group to sing on his own.

They should do really well, at least top 5. I think everybody’s going to vote for this one.

YoungsterJoey
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YoungsterJoey

Italy is once again the bookies favorite to win ESC, I think they got a boost w/ Grande Amore’s confirmation. Estonia is second.
[http://www.oddschecker.com/tv/eurovision/winner]

Im quite not sure how some countries are ahead of others if their song isn’t finalized or even public yet. Surprising Malta is very low despite being considerably popular w/ many polls.

Pastora Soler haha!
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Pastora Soler haha!

good singers but…

ZzZzZ…

mocosuburbian
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mocosuburbian

melodramatic imo but let’s see where it goes

lollalo
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lollalo

We have winner, so Eurovision will be not surprising this year. It’s pity, but we will have after last year disaster great winning song (Austrian song was perfect, but the person, uhhh). And it’s great! Everyone, who understands music, love Italian entry 2015! Congrats to win!

Deven O'Kearney
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Deven O'Kearney

This is EASILY going to be a red hot favourite in Eurovision 2015 in Vienna. In fact it already is. If the shortened down version is as good as what it is NOW, this could win the Eurovision Song Contest.

Know any good venues in Italy?

Adnan
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Adnan

My words are not enough to describe the beauty of this master piece …

cheesecake
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cheesecake

I love it.

Mar
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Mar

Thank God, this is top 5 material for sure, it’s the kind of song that does well with both the jury and the televote. If they perform during the second half of the show and have good staging, they might win.

JESCGermany15
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JESCGermany15

I don’t like their song! France and Italy send songs which sounds like 70s song! This isn’t my music style! Really hope that Australia, Austria, Spain and the United Kingdom will send modern and good songs! I really hope Spain have a good song because they got a lot of hype of their artist and song! From my own country, Germany, I can expect nothing! So my Top13 is at the moment:
1.The Netherlands
2.Georgia
3.Malta
4.Serbia
5.Iceland
6.Switzerland
7.FYR Macedonia
8.Denmark
9.Belarus
10.Cyprus
11.Albania
12.France
13.Italy

Adams
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Adams

Great news! This is the only song that I like of all the songs selected for the ESC 2015 so far! 🙂

Sietske
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Sietske

I like it, I mean attractive Italian men singing about love what’s not to like, just please give the dude with glasses different glasses because the whole aesthetic just doesn’t work

Me...Lucy
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Italy is my favourite this year. It’s so above all other songs. I get goosebumps every time I listen to it. If they make a good staging,it’s gonna be in top 3 without any doubt.
Quality,intense,dramatic ballad sang by male voices…god I just adore those kinds of songs.

Melissa J
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A great, classy song in Italian sung by attractive men! What’s not to like?

beccaboo1212
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Horrible, disgusting song! 0 points.

beccaboo1212
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Sorry. Last year was better.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si9K0ChHzDI

beccaboo1212
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My top 10:
01) Albania
02) Serbia
03) Cyprus
04) Switzerland
05) Georgia
06) Denmark
07) Iceland
08) Malta
09) Belarus
10) The Netherlands
That’s it!

Thiefo
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Such divided opinions 😛 I guess is one of those songs you either hate or love. I personally love it, I’m glad they decided to keep it. So currently Italy is one of my top favorites so far.

Peyton
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Peyton

I liked it the first time but I got annoyed with it on my second listen

PP
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PP

1.Italy
2.Serbia
3.Malta
4.Iceland
5.The Netherlands
6.Denmark
7.Switzerland
8.France
9.Albania
10.Cyprus
11.Georgia
12.Belarus
13.F.Y.R Macedonia

YoungsterJoey
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YoungsterJoey

I can’t express how much I love the song.

Interesting to listen to the new 3-minute version since its about 40 seconds over.

Leon
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Leon

It’s a pretty decent song, will most likely finish(8-14) in the final.

Johnnyrapid
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Johnnyrapid

hate it

Eugene ESC UK
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Eugene ESC UK

It had to be…………………really great news, it’s a very special song which will chart world-wide because of Il Volo’s popularity around the world. Their albums have charted all around the world and their album “Il Volo” charted in the Top 10 in Austria, Belgium, Holland, France, Italy and Ireland including a number 1 in AUSTRIA!! The video was published on Youtube on 12th February and in just 6 days it has had 5.5 million views. I very rarely say this, but it’s great in Italian, but consider going part English at least or if nothing else, please provide an English… Read more »

joey
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joey

Yay Italy!!! They will be one of my faves this year!!! I’m gonna be curious though as to how they will trim down the song into 3 minutes!!! This will be interesting!!!

stephos
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stephos

12 pts

Pingu
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Pingu

Way too cheesy.

Deniz@TurkNL
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Really good!

Titaniumsparrow
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Titaniumsparrow

Fantastic. I’m so relieved 🙂

John
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John

Yaaas, excellent news. Love this song to bits. It’s my number one though if Norway chooses ‘Monster Like Me’ then I will have difficulty deciding which song I like the most.

D
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D

I can’t express how much I hate this song.

Dar
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Dar

a quality piece of music , great vocals, great looking guys.. it has the drama and intensity to wow..
will be top 5 or potential winner .. currently favourite in the betting odds..
world class ..

Daniel
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Daniel

YAY!

LucyEAPercy
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Really hope it doesn’t! Not a fan. Though, hopefully Edurne’s song will be incredible, we need something good from the Big 5, France and Italy are woeful. Just need something magic from the UK, and Germany to pick the right song now 😀