Celebrity News : Zucchero Fornaciari is an Italian musician, singer, and composer. He was born in Roncocesi on September 25, 1955, but moved to Forte Dei Marmi Forte in Tuscany, where he formed his first bands of rhythm & blues using the name of Zucchero that had been put by one of his teachers. He has a net worth of $ 85 million.
In 1981, Zucchero wins the festival of Castrocaro with the song ‘Canto te’. In 1983, he recorded his first album titled Un Po ‘di Zucchero. After a brief stint in San Francisco, Zucchero performs at the Sanremo Festival with the song ‘Donne’, which would later be included on the album ‘Zucchero & The Randy Jackson Band’.
In 1987, Zucchero published “Blue’s”, which was the first great success of the Italian singer, selling more than a million copies. After this album, Zucchero begins a tour with Joe Cocker and Miles Davis.
In 1988, Zucchero composed the soundtrack of “Snack Bar Budapest”, a film directed by Tinto Brass. It would have to wait another year to appear ” Oro Incenso & Birra “, for this work counted on the collaboration of Eric Clapton, that interprets a single of the subject ‘Wonderful World’.
In 1991, Zucchero records “Senza Una Donna”. This single was placed at the top of the charts, also coming to be known in the United States. After this work appears “Diamante” and in 1992 appears next to the members of Queen in the Concert Tribute to Freddie Mercury, in Wembley Stadium in London.
In October of 1992 publishes “Miserere” published in English and Italian. The song that gives the title to the album is a duet with Luciano Pavarotti and it is to emphasize that the letter of this song in its English version is of Bono, the singer of U2. In 1995 appears “Spirito di Vino”, recorded in New Orleans and that gathers the essence of the music of the zone of the Mississippi.
In 1996 publishes a compilation with its best subjects, that is placed at the top of the lists of sales, with more than 3 million copies sold.
In 1997, Zucchero performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, where he participated in the Rainforest Benefit with artists such as Sting, Elton John, and Stevie Wonder.
In 1998 he acted in the delivery of the Grammy Awards and at the end of the same year “Bluesugar”, which includes the song “Blue”, written by the owner Bono. This album originates a great tour around the world. Zucchero, moreover, acts in several beneficial festivals.
At the beginning of 2001, Zucchero and Corrado Rustici collaborated in the creation of a new album, titled “Shake”. This disc includes the song “Baila (sexy thing)”, which turned out to be the star theme of the year in countless countries. For “Shake”, Zucchero counted on the collaboration of John Lee Hooker in one of the songs, which was one of the last works of the master Hooker.