Federica Abbate Biography
Abbate started playing piano at 5 years old and graduated in sociology. In 2013 she won a contest for songwriters promoted by SIAE and by the Comune of Genoa, "Genova per voi", and got a contract with Universal Music Group.
Abbate wrote over 50 songs, including the multi-platinum certified hits "Roma-Bangkok" for Baby K and Giusy Ferreri and "L'amore Eternit" for Fedez and Noemi. Her song "Nessun grado di separazione", performed by Francesca Michielin, placed second at the 66th edition of the Sanremo Music Festival and was Italy's entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. For her songs, she generally is the sole author for the music and collaborates with Cheope (it) (Alfredo Giulio Rapetti, the son of Mogol) for the lyrics.
As a singer, Abbate featured "In radio" by Marracash, with whom she also toured. She was also vocal coach in the Rai 2 musical reality show The Voice.