Watch now: Night 3 of Sanremo 2017 in Italy

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Italy’s Sanremo Music Festival 2017 continues this evening with the third night of the long-running event. Both the Campioni and Nuove Proposte events will take place tonight, but which acts will qualify to night 4 of the festival?

How to watch

Night 3 of Sanremo 2017 airs from 20:35 CET on the following channels:

Tonight’s show will run for just under 4 hours, finishing at 00:30 CET.

Tonight’s show

This evening sees the continuation of both the Campioni as well as the Nuove Proposte categories of the competition.

Campioni

Tonight’s Big Artist event will take place in 2 parts this evening; the cover contest and the elimination round.

In the cover round of the competition, the 16 direct qualifiers from night 1 and 2 of Sanremo 2017 will perform a cover song of a known national hit of their choice to the public and press jury.

Cover songs and participants

  • Al BanoPregherò
  • Alessio BernabeiUn giorno credi
  • Michele BraviLa stagione dell’amore
  • Lodovica Comello – Le mille bolle blu
  • Gigi D’Alessio – L’immensità
  • ElodieQuando finisce un amore
  • Francesco GabbaniSusanna
  • Chiara GaliazzoDiamante
  • Fiorella MannoiaSempre e per sempre
  • Marco MasiniSignor Tenente
  • Ermal Meta – Amara terra mia
  • Fabrizio MoroLa leva calcistica della classe ’68
  • SamuelHo difeso il mio amore
  • Sergio SylvestreLa pelle nera
  • Paola Turci – Un’emozione da poco
  • Michele ZarrilloSe tu non torni

The winner of the cover contest will be determined in 2 parts; the top 4 will qualify to the second round of the cover competition, the winner of which will be awarded a special prize for the evening.

The remaining 6 acts from the first 2 nights of Sanremo 2017 will compete in the elimination round of the contest.

Elimination round participants

  • ClementinoRagazzi fuori
  • RonL’ottava meraviglia
  • Giusy Ferreri Fa talmente male
  • Nesli feat. Alice PabaDo retta a te
  • Bianca AtzeiOra esisti solo tu
  • Raige feat. Giulia LuziTogliamoci la voglia

The votes from the previous 2 nights will be reset, in which both the public televote and press jury will both have a 50% say in which acts should qualify to the next stage of the competition. The top 4 will qualify, whilst the remaining 2 acts will be eliminated from the contest.

Nuove Proposte

The last 4 participants in the Newcomers’ competition will compete in the second show of this category.

Voting remains the same as from last night’s Nuove Proposte show; the top 2 acts who will qualify to tomorrow night’s show will be determined via a 50% televote and 50% press jury vote, whilst the bottom 2 acts will be eliminated from the show.

Tonight’s Nuove Proposte participants

  • Lele – Ora mai
  • Maldestro – Canzone per Federica
  • Tommaso Pini – Cose che danno ansia
  • Valeria Farinacci – Insieme

Sanremo Music Festival 2017 schedule

You can check out our full guide on the whole Sanremo 2017 competition for a more in-depth look at this year’s Italian festival.

  • 07/02: Night 1
  • 08/02: Night 2
  • 09/02: Night 3 (16 Campioni qualifiers perform a cover version of a national hit, whilst remaining 6 acts will compete in the elimination round; 4 will qualify to night 4 and will join the 16 qualifiers from night 1 and 2 / Last 4 Nuove Proposte acts perform, 2 qualify to night 4)
  • 10/02: Night 4 (20 Campioni acts perform again; 16 acts will qualify to night 5 / Nuove Proposte finalists perform again; winner is determined)
  • 11/02: Night 5 (16 finalists will perform again, top 3 will qualify to super-final where the votes will be reset; winner decided and offered Eurovision participation)

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