Italy: Francesco Gabbani to be the host of TIM MTV Awards 2017

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It was earlier announced that a brand new venture is getting added to Francesco Gabbani’s schedule! The 2017 Italian entrant is preparing to be the host of the TIM MTV Awards 2017 on 27 May in Rome.

One more challenging role for Gabbani

Two weeks after the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 final, Francesco undertakes a presenter’s role in a show for the very first time. The singer posted a video of himself to Instagram, expressing how much of a great honour it is for him and how proud of it he is.

Francesco will release his brand new album Magellano on 28 April. Along with that project, he is about to start a long summer tour before after Eurovision across Italy.

The schedule of the “Instore” tour has been posted on his official Facebook page. As you can see, one concert of the tour is already sold out.

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Posted by Francesco Gabbani on Thursday, April 20, 2017

His entry Occidentali’s karma is about to reach 100 million views on YouTube and so far, is the only participating song to do so. You may rate the Francesco and his song through our official Facebook page.

The Mediterranean country, as a member of the Big 5, performs directly to the Grand Final on 13 May. The 62nd Eurovision Song Contest will take place on 9, 11 and 13 May at the IEC in Kyiv, Ukraine.