Posts Tagged ‘Sr Cristina Scuccia’

Singing nun tops YouTube and meets Pope

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Sr Cristina Succia, the singing nun and winner of the Italian version of “The Voice” is in YouTube’s Top 10 videos for 2014. Sr Cristina’s very first video performance joins the list of social media’s who’s who including adorable animals, a multi-million dollar Super Bowl commercial, the iPhone 6 Plus bend test, and Simon Cowell’s “Bars Read more

Pope invites punk rocker Patti Smith to sing at Xmas concert

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Pope Francis has invited the performer dubbed the “godmother of punk” to sing at the Vatican’s Christmas concert next month. Patti Smith will be one of 18 artists performing at Rome’s Auditorium Conciliazione on December 13. Also singing at the concert will be Italy’s singing nun Sr Cristina Scuccia. The Pope met Ms Smith in Read more

Italy’s singing nun covers Madonna’s ‘Like A Virgin’

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Italy’s singing nun, Sr Cristina Scuccia, has chosen Madonna’s controversial hit “Like a Virgin” as the first single in her debut album. Earlier this year, Sr Cristina achieved worldwide fame when she won Italy’s version of The Voice. Sister Cristina, 26, says her version of Madonna’s pop song is a “testimony of God’s capacity to turn Read more

Voice of Italy winner Sr Cristina album out by Xmas

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The nun who won The Voice Italy competition earlier this year has recorded her first album. Universal Music has released a promotional video for the album by Ursuline Sr Cristina Scuccia, who shot to worldwide fame with her version of Alicia Keys’ hit “No One”. The Italian bishops’ newspaper Avvenire reported the video features footage Read more

Popular Sr Cristina wins in Italy’s Voice TV show final

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

A 25-year-old Ursuline nun has taken out the Italian version of TV talent show The Voice with an large majority of popular votes. Wearing her black habit and a crucifix, Sr Cristina Scuccia eventually beat three other competitors with a convincing 62 per cent share of the popular vote. She closed the show by saying Read more

Italian nun is world singing sensation after stunning TV debut

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

An Italian nun has become a worldwide pop sensation after a stunning singing performance on a television variety show. Sr Cristina Scuccia, a member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family, wowed judges on the Italian version of the TV show “The Voice”. Her audition has gone viral, with more than 3 million views Read more