Laura Pausini is one of the best-known pop singers in Italy! This successful singer, songwriter, and record producer has become a household name both in Italy and in other countries in Europe. Here are some facts about this talented woman. 

  1. Laura Pausini was born on May 16, 1974, in Faenza, Emilia-Romagna.
  2. Her musical talents are inherited from her father who sang in local piano bars. As a child, she often accompanied him and he encouraged her to perform alongside him.
  3. She released her first single, ‘La Solitudine’ in 1993m and this topped the charts in Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
  4. In the same year, she released her first album and over two million copies were sold.
  5. Also in 1993, Laura Pausini won the Newcomer Artist Award at the Sanremo Music Festival.
  6. In 1994, she released an album in Spanish and sold more than one million copies of this in Spain alone. She was the first non-Spanish artist to achieve such success.
  7. She has also released albums in French, Portuguese, Catalan, and English. However, her only English album was a flop both in the United States and elsewhere.
  8. By 2004, she had achieved sales of over 70 million and was awarded a Fini Icon Award.
  9. Laura Pausini became the first Italian woman to win a Grammy Award in 2006.
  10. She has had relationships with two of her managers; Alfredo Cerruti Jr. and Gabriele Parisi.
  11. Pausini has been in a long-term relationship with Paolo Carta since 2005 and the couple has a daughter, Paolo, who was born in 2003.
  12. Laura Pausini currently lives with her partner and daughter in Solarolo in the province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna.
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