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Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛːa boˈtʃɛlli]; born 22 September 1958) is an Italian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Celine Dion has said that "if God would have a singing voice, he must sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli," and David Foster, a record producer, often describes Bocelli's voice as the most beautiful in the world.

Bocelli has recorded 15 solo studio albums of both pop and classical music, three greatest hits albums, and nine complete operas, selling over 90 million records worldwide. He has had success as a crossover performer, bringing classical music to the top of international pop charts.

He was born with poor eyesight and became completely blind at age 12, following a football accident.

In 1998, Bocelli was named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People. In 1999, he was nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards. "The Prayer" is his duet with Celine Dion for the animated film Quest for Camelot which won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. He captured a listing in the Guinness Book of World Records with the release of his classical album Sacred Arias, as he simultaneously held the top three positions on the US Classical Albums charts.

Bocelli was made a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 2006 and was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 2 March 2010 for his contribution to Live Theater.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Il mare calmo della sera Andrea Bocelli 1
1995 Bocelli Andrea Bocelli 5
1995 Viaggio italiano Andrea Bocelli 5
1996 Romanza Andrea Bocelli 16
1997 A Hymn for the World Cecilia Bartoli, Andrea Bocelli, Coro e Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung 3
1997 Bocelli Andrea Bocelli 1
1998 Aria: The Opera Album Andrea Bocelli 4
1999 Sogno Andrea Bocelli 2 7
1999 Sacred Arias Andrea Bocelli 4 3
2000 Verdi Verdi; Andrea Bocelli, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta 5
2000 La bohème (1999 studio cast) Giacomo Puccini; Andrea Bocelli, Barbara Frittoli, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta 2
2001 Requiem Verdi; Renée Fleming, Olga Borodina, Andrea Bocelli, Ildebrando d’Arcangelo, Kirov Orchestra and Chorus, Valery Gergiev 1
2001 Cieli di Toscana Andrea Bocelli 8
2001 Mistero dell'amore Andrea Bocelli 2 1
2002 Sentimento Andrea Bocelli 6
2004 Andrea Andrea Bocelli 7
2005 Werther Massenet - Andrea Bocelli, Julia Gertseva, Orchestra E Coro Di Voci Bianche Del Tratro Comunale di Bologna 1
2006 Amore Andrea Bocelli 7
2006 Amor Andrea Bocelli 1
2008 Incanto Andrea Bocelli 6
2009 My Christmas Andrea Bocelli 9
2010 Carmen : Duets & Arias Georges Bizet; Andrea Bocelli, Marina Domashenko, Eva Mei, Bryn Terfel, Myung Whun-Chung, Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France 3
2011 Notte illuminata Andrea Bocelli 1
2012 Roméo et Juliette Charles‐François Gounod; Andrea Bocelli, Maite Alberola, Orchestra E Coro Del Teatro Carlo Felice Di Genova, Fabio Luisi 1
2013 Passione Andrea Bocelli 9
2013 Love in Portofino Andrea Bocelli 2
2015 Turandot Giacomo Puccini; Andrea Bocelli, Jennifer Wilson, Zubin Mehta, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana 1
2015 Cinema Andrea Bocelli 4
2016 Aida Giuseppe Verdi; Andrea Bocelli, Kristin Lewis, Orchestra e Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta 1
2018 Andrea Bocelli 13
Andrea Bocelli & Friends Andrea Bocelli 1
Arie Sacre Andrea Bocelli 1
Per amore Andrea Bocelli 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 The Best of Andrea Bocelli: Vivere Andrea Bocelli 5 11
2000 Platinum Collection Andrea Bocelli 1
2003 The Number One Classical Album 2004 Luciano Pavarotti, Russell Watson, Hayley Westenra, Aled Jones, Bryn Terfel, Andrea Bocelli 1
2004 The Number One Opera Album 2004 Luciano Pavarotti, Hayley Westenra, Katherine Jenkins, Bryn Terfel, Renée Fleming, Andrea Bocelli 1
2008 Greatest Hits Andrea Bocelli 2
2014 Opera: The Ultimate Collection Andrea Bocelli 5 1
2015 The Complete Pop Albums Andrea Bocelli 1
Best 2001 Andrea Bocelli 1
Best of '99 Andrea Bocelli 1
Deluxe Collection Andrea Bocelli 1
Gold Andrea Bocelli 1
Gold Collection Andrea Bocelli 1
Golden Collection 2000 Andrea Bocelli 1
Greatest Hits Andrea Bocelli 1
Super Hits Andrea Bocelli 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Under the Desert Sky Andrea Bocelli 2
2006 Pagliacci (2002 Catania performances) Leoncavallo; Andrea Bocelli, Ana María Martínez, Stefano Antonucci, Francesco Piccoli, Roberto Accurso, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Massimo Bellini di Catania, Steven Mercurio 1
2007 Cavalleria rusticana (2002 performances) Mascagni; Andrea Bocelli, Paoletta Marrocu, Stefano Antonucci, Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Massimo Bellini di Catania, Steven Mercurio 1
2008 Vivere: Live in Tuscany Andrea Bocelli 2
2011 Concerto: One Night in Central Park Andrea Bocelli 4

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Con te partirò Andrea Bocelli 1
1995 Vivo per lei (Ich lebe für sie) Andrea Bocelli & Judy Weiss 1
1996 Time to Say Goodbye Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli 2
1997 Vivo per lei (Je vis pour elle) Andrea Bocelli en duo avec Hélène Ségara 1
2015 E più ti penso Andrea Bocelli & Ariana Grande 1
2018 If Only Andrea Bocelli 1
2018 Fall on Me Andrea Bocelli & Matteo Bocelli 2

Single + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2017 Perfect Symphony Ed Sheeran & Andrea Bocelli 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2015 Icon Andrea Bocelli 1

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