Il Volo (pronounced [il ˈvoːlo]; Italian for “The Flight”) is an Italian pop trio, consisting of singers: the baritone Gianluca Ginoble, and two tenors Piero Barone and Ignazio Boschetto.They describe their music as “popera”. Having won the Sanremo Music Festival 2015, they represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Austria. They reached third place, but managed to secure a solid first place victory in the televoting.
On 14 February 2015, they took part in the Sanremo Music Festival 2015, winning 39.05% of the total vote over the 2 leading challengers. The win gave the group the opportunity to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. They were honored to participate in the contest.
Their fourth studio album was released worldwide on 25 September 2015 by Sony Music Latin, in three different versions: an International version and a Spanish version for the Latin market titled Grande Amore and an Italian version titled L’amore si muove. The album is composed of original songs and covers of international and Italian standards and it was produced by Emilio Estefan, Celso Valli, Cheche Alara and Michele Torpedine. It peaked at number 1 in Italy and on the Billboard Top Classical Albums and on the Billboard Latin Pop Albums chart. It was certified double platinum for more than 100,000 copies sold by FIMI.
Il Volo was part of the 2015 Columbus Day Parade in New York City.