Andrea Bocelli – “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

Andrea Bocelli

“Can’t Help Falling in Love”

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Andrea BocelliOMRIOMDSM  born 22 September 1958, is an Italian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Celine Dion has said that “if God would have a singing voice, he must sound a lot like Andrea Bocelli,” and David Foster, a record producer, often describes Bocelli’s voice as the most beautiful in the world.

 

Andrea Bocelli

Bocelli has recorded 15 solo studio albums of both pop and classical music, three greatest hits albums, and nine complete operas, selling over 90 million records worldwide. He has had success as a crossover performer, bringing classical music to the top of international pop charts.

Andrea Bocelli

 

In 1998, Bocelli was named one of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People. In 1999, he was nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards. “The Prayer” is his duet with Celine Dion for the animated film Quest for Camelot which won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. 

 

Andrea Bocelli

 

He captured a listing in the Guinness Book of World Records with the release of his classical album Sacred Arias, as he simultaneously held the top three positions on the US Classical Albums charts.

Bocelli was made a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 2006 and was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 2 March 2010 for his contribution to Live Theater.

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Can’t Help Falling in Love” is a 1961 song recorded by American singer Elvis Presley for the album Blue Hawaii (1961). It was written by Hugo PerettiLuigi Creatore, and George David Weiss and published by Gladys Music, Inc. 

 

Andrea Bocelli

 

(The melody is based on “Plaisir d’amour“, a popular French love song composed in 1784 by Jean-Paul-Égide Martini).

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