Alessandro Mahmoud, aka Mahmood, was born in 1992 in Milan from Italian mother and Egyptian father.
As an author, he collaborated with Guè Pequeno, Fabri Fibra, Dardust, Michele Braviand Elodie (he wrote Nero Bali for them), he also collaborated with Marco Mengoni on his last album “Atlantico” includingthe track Hola (I Say) feat. Tom Walker.
He released his debut album Gioventù Bruciata for Island Records, where he developed his unique urban pop style, reaching the top in the album selling charts.
Gioventù Bruciata includes the hit Soldi, the winning song of "Festival di Sanremo 2019", and #2 at the Eurovision Music awards.
The video of "Soldi" hit over 100 Million views and the song racked up more than 92 Million streams (of which 39M abroad) representing the most listened Italian song on Spotify ever with over 81 Milionstreams.
“Soldi” has been certified 2 x Platinum in Italy, Platinum in Switzerland, gold in Spain and the album “Gioventù Bruciata” has been certified Gold.
It placed #24 in the Global Viral and #34 in the Global Spotify chart, which is the italian’s record for ranking.
“Soldi” is featuring in over 1.265 playlists worldwide and in 42 “Spotify Top 50 Viral” including Spain, UK, Switzerland, Germany, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Israel, Germany, Japan, Argentina, Hong Kong.
It is also been placed in: Fresh Summer Hits UK, Hot Hits UK, Hot Hits Germany, Sommerhits 2019 (Germany), Futurs Hits (France).
Do not miss Mahmood’s first UK performance!