Paolo Meneguzzi is a Swiss-Italian singer. In 1996 Paolo won the Viña del Mar International Song Festival held in Chile with the song “Aria, Ariò”. The success of the song prompted the release of his debut album “Por Amor” in March 1997. Meneguzzi’s Italian debut occurred with his participation in the young artists section at the Sanremo Music Festival in 2001. His song “Ed io non ci sto più” earned him seventh place.