Premiering in March 2008, the Italian version of "The X Factor" quickly became a success for public broadcaster RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana. The contestants were split into three groups selected and mentored by one judge each: 15 to 25 years old (with Mara Maionchi as judge), over 25 (with Simona Ventura as judge) and groups (with Marco Castoldi as judge). Written by
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2008: Top 4 Rankings: Winner: Aram Quartet; 2nd place: Giusy Ferreri; 3rd place: Emanuele Dabbono; 4th place: Tony Maiello See more
Referenced in Top Gear: Episode #10.5
Messa da Requiem - Dies Irae
Performed by Giuseppe Verdi See more