RAI TV station once more used its national institution, the SAN
REMO SONG FESTIVAL as its vehicle to decide their artist and song for
REMO ran over almost a week with the final night on February 9th 2019.
songs performed for the final time of the week and then 3 songs were
revealed as the top 3 for a final jury and televote sequence. The audience
reaction when their obvious favourite Loredana Berte was announced in 4th
place was something to behold. Il Volo (Italy 2015), Ultimo and Mahmood
(Alessandro Mahmoud) were the final top 3. Eventually Mahmood was
announced as the winner with his song 'Soldi' (money).
are the final results, together with Mahmood's winning song: