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 Bravi and Elodie (for them he wrote Nero Bali) and he collaborated also with Marco Mengoni on his last album “Atlantico” including the track Hola (I Say) feat. Tom Walker.
For Island Records he released his debut album Gioventù Bruciata, 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.
Video hit over 118 Million views and audio racked up more than 152 Million streams.
“Soldi” has been certified 3 x Platinum in Italy, Platinum in Switzerland, Spain and Greece, Gold in Holland while and the album “Gioventù Bruciata” has been certified Gold in Italy.
“Soldi” is featuring in over 1.576 playlists worldwide and in 41 “Spotify Top 50 Viral” including Spain, UK, Switzerland, Germany, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Israel, Germany, Japan, Argentina, Hong Kong.
He placed #24 in the Global Viral and #34 in the Global Spotify chart, and it is the most streamed Italian song ever.
It is also been placed in: Fresh Summer Hits UK, Hot Hits UK, Hot Hits Germany, Sommerhits 2019 (Germany), Futurs Hits (France) and many more.