Andrea Di Giovanni

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Andrea Di Giovanni
Born (1994-06-25) June 25, 1994 (age 28)
Rome, Italy
Alma materBIMM Institute

Andrea Di Giovanni is an Italian singer-songwriter and pop musician based in London.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Di Giovanni was born in Rome on June 25, 1994.[2][3] Growing up in Italy, the strict environment limited their ability to express their sexuality and identity. They began taking piano lessons at age 3 singing lessons at age 8.[4] Di Giovanni left Christianity at age 17.[5] At age 19, they moved to London and enrolled at the BIMM Institute, where they felt more able to express their queer identity.[1][5]


Di Giovanni's debut EP, Permission, was released in May 2019, featuring the lead single "Forbidden Love", which honors Sylvia Rivera and other LGBTQ activists.[6]

Di Giovanni released their debut album, Rebel, on March 26, 2021.[7][4] The launch was preceded by the release of several singles, including "Stand Up and "Miracle".[8]

Personal life[edit]

Di Giovanni is gender-fluid,[9] and uses he/him, she/her, and they/them.


Studio albums[edit]

  • Rebel (2021)[7]

Extended plays[edit]

  • Permission (2019)[10]


  1. ^ a b Damshenas, Sam (2018-08-09). "Rising pop star Andrea Di Giovanni on internalised homophobia and growing up gay in Italy". GAY TIMES. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  2. ^ "AMICI 12/ Chi è Andrea Di Giovanni, l'ultimo allievo entrato nella scuola di Maria De Filippi". (in Italian). 2013-04-05. Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  3. ^ Motti, Filippo (2021-04-22). "Andrea Di Giovanni, l'Italia queer in UK: "I ritardi sul ddl Zan? Un teatrino"". Billboard Italia (in Italian). Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  4. ^ a b Manca, Mario (2021-04-27). "Andrea Di Giovanni: "La libertà di camminare per strada senza gli sguardi addosso"". (in Italian). Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  5. ^ a b Staples, Louis (2018-07-07). "Meet Andrea Di Giovanni: The queer musician who refuses to fit on society's boxes". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  6. ^ Moen, Matt (2019-06-05). "Andrea Di Giovanni Is DIY Pop's Next Genderfluid Star". PAPER. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  7. ^ a b Ryan-Hicks, Joseph (2021-03-30). "Andrea Di Giovanni: 'Put queer artists in playlists and festivals that aren't Pride-related'". Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  8. ^ Moore, Matt (2020-07-11). "Andrea Di Giovanni and GESS release their new collaboration, Miracle". GAY TIMES. Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  9. ^ UK, Unite (2018-08-14). "Andrea Di Giovanni - Coming Out Genderfluid | Coming Out Stories". Unite UK. Retrieved 2022-09-03.
  10. ^ Daw, Stephen (2019-05-16). "Andrea Di Giovanni Gets Real About Consent on New EP 'Permission': Listen". Billboard. Retrieved 2021-03-07.