His musical career started in 1981, when he participated in the “Voci Nuove di Castrocaro” competition: reaching the finals with “Rock 80”, a piece written by himself that allowed him to obtain his first music contract with the young label DDD.
The years 1993/’94 are rich with professional satisfactions: the album “Tutte storie” (1993) sells 6 million copies and conquers the top of the charts all over Europe. New York cult movie director Spike Lee, who had never filmed a clip for a white artist, directs the video of the first single “Cose della vita”. The European tour of “Tutte storie” is among the most important ones of the season: after the shows in the old Continent, Eros sets out for a series of concerts in fifteen Latin American countries.
The greatest hits “e²” is the most sold album of 2007 and goes 10 times Platinum. It reaches the top of the charts in several countries, among which Spain, Germany, France, Austria, and Sweden, where he keeps his number one position for as much as two months. During just the first week of album release, the cd “e²” is the most sold in Europe and the second most sold worldwide. On December 14th, 2007, Eros Ramazzotti performs live in concert in Sibiu, Romania, nominated European cultural capital. The invitation is honored with an extraordinary two-hour concert in the main square. The concert lasts twice the length agreed upon with the organizers, notwithstanding the temperature of 13 degrees below zero. It’s the second year in a row that Ramazzotti participates in celebrations of the European cultural capital, after the live performance in Patrasso, Greece in 2006. In 2007 Eros produces Tazenda’s album “Vida”, containing the duet “Domo mia” in which he sings a few stanzas in Sardinian dialect with great success. That same year he is also protagonist of another important duet: “A ti” with the Guatemalan artist Ricardo Arjona in the album “Quien dijo ayer”.
During his 25-year career he has sold over 55 million records worldwide.