Marco Mengoni reinforces his favoritism to win the Sanremo Festival 2023 and return to the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) for Italy. The singer remains in the lead of the Italian event after three nights.
The 28 contestants returned to the stage at Teatro Aariston for this third night, in which they performed their competing songs for the second time. Paola and Chiara were the first to perform, in a running order closed by Will.
Several srenowned guests also performed as usual. Måneskin returned to the Sanremo Festival to sing a medley including Zitti and Buoni – the song with which they won ESC 2021. The band was joined by Tom Morello to perform Gossip. Annalisa and Massimo Ranieri (Italy’s representative at the ESC in 1971 and 1973) were among the other guests.
Tonight the vote was from the demoscopic jury and from the public via televoting, adding to the press room vote of the previous nights. At the end of the show, the general standings after three nights was announced, with xx being the leader.
General standings of the Sanremo Festival 2023 after the third night
1st. Marco Mengoni: Due vite
2nd. Ultimo: Alba
3rd. Mr. Rain: Supereroi
4th. Lazza: Cenere
5th. Tananai: Tango
6th. Madame: Il bene nel male
7th. Rosa Chemical: Made In Italy
8th. Colapesce Dimartino: Splash
9th. Elodie: Due
10th. Giorgia: parole dette male
11th. Coma_Cose: L’addio
12th. Gianluca Grignani: Quando ti manca il fiato
13th. Modà: Lasciami
14th. Paola & Chiara: Furore
15th. LDA: Se poi domani
16th. Ariete: Mare di guai
17th. Articolo 31: Un bel viaggio
18th. Mara Sattei: Duemilaminuti
19th. Leo Gassmann: Terzo cuore
20th. Colla Zio: Non mi va
21th. Levante: Vivo
22th. Cugini di Campagna: Lettera 22
23th. gIANMARIA: Mostro
24th. OLLY: Polvere
25th. Anna Oxa: Sali (Canto dell’anima)
26th. Will: Stupido
27th. Shari: Egoista
28th. Sethu: Cause perse