Italy: Francesco Gabbani is the one to beat: 90 million views and counting

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 1,679 views

Italy is the one to beat at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest according to the betting houses, fan polls and Eurovision gurus. Francesco Gabbani remains the hot favorite to belt the 2017 Eurovision Grad Prix next May according to the bookies. The 2017 Italian Eurovision entry has gone viral worldwide, the song has received more than 90 million views on Youtube.

Eurovision fans from far and near have placed Italy on the top of their favourites list for Kyiv. Bookies remain confident that the Italian hopeful will walk away with the coveted Eurovision trophy next May. Italy remains the bookies hot favorite followed by Bulgaria, Sweden, Portugal and Belgium.

Francesco Gabbani won the 2017 Sanremo Song Festival and will represent Italy at the forthcoming 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv. His charismatic performance and unique Gorilla dance routine have made his song one of the favourites to belt the Eurovision Grand Prix in Ukraine next May.

The official video clip of Occidentali’s Karma has gained circa 90.4 million views on YouTube and counting! The 2017 Italian entry has been awarded gold, platinum discs in his homeland and is heading to a diamond disc.

Occidentali’s Karma is the latest phenomenon to hit Italy, with listeners both young and old mesmerised by the song’s unique lyrics, message and Gorilla dance routine!