Emmanuela Marrone, also known as Emma or Emma Marrone (born May 25, 1984, in Florence, Italy) is an Italian pop/rock singer. After working with several bands, she won the Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi in March 2010, and signed a contract with record label Universal Music. On February 18, 2012, she won first place at the annual televised Sanremo Music Festival 2012 with her song Non è l'inferno. She has recorded 1 EP, 3 albums and 15 singles, and received 2 Multiplatinum, 14 Platinum discs and 2 Gold discs. Since 2012, she has publicly performed with the guitar. In 2013, Emma was selected as the artistic director of one of the teams in Amici di Maria De Filippi. Marrone represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark with the song "La mia città" and finished 21st.