|Birthdate:||August 12, 1986|
|Birthplace:||Galatina, Province of Lecce, Italy|
Alessandra Amoroso (Italian pronunciation: [alesˈsandra amoˈroːzo]; born 12 August 1986 in Galatina, Province of Lecce) is an Italian pop/soul singer. She was the winner of the 2009 edition of the Italian talent show Amici di Maria De Filippi. In 2014 she became the first female Italian artist to win the MTV Europe Music Award for Best European Act.