Sorrisi Live

Everything ready for “Sorrisi Live – Un sorriso per Natale”, the must-watch concert organised by TV Sorrisi e Canzoni

A digital music and solidarity event, with the exclusive participation of Gaia, Francesca Michielin, Federico Rossi, The Kolors, Arisa, Deddy, Francesco Gabbani, Emma Muscat and Rocco Hunt

This evening at 7pm on the website and the magazine’s Instagram and Facebook channels

Christmas is a time for music and solidarity with Sorrisi Live – Un sorriso per Natale, the exclusive digital concert TV Sorrisi e Canzoni, the entertainment world’s landmark brand, will present this evening, Wednesday 22 December, so that readers, followers, and fans can enjoy the festive atmosphere together with the top names in Italy’s recording industry.

Following 2020’s great success, the event this year will see the participation of 9 of today’s most popular young artists, ready to offer special good wishes to all their fans from 7pm on the website and on the magazine’s Instagram and Facebook channels.

The artists performing on the Sorrisi Live stage will be Gaia, Francesca Michielin, Federico Rossi, The Kolors, Arisa, Deddy, Emma Muscat and Rocco Hunt, while one of the big names from last year’s concert, Francesco Gabbani, will be making a return appearance.

Hugely talented musicians and singer-songwriters, who will lead the Sorrisi audience into the warm and familiar Christmas mood with an exclusive acoustic version of songs from their personal repertoires.

A playlist of the voices most admired by the young generation, who will give the concert even greater appeal thanks to their popularity on the social networks, engaging an even larger audience and demonstrating the privileged relationship that has always existed between Italy’s best-selling weekly magazine and artists of every generation.

The concert – which can be watched and re-watched on and the magazine’s social profiles will be presented by Gabriele Corsi, with the participation of the event’s host, Aldo Vitali, editor-in-chief of TV Sorrisi e Canzoni.

«This year once again we have the pleasure of offering our readers and social media followers a unique and special Christmas concert, with leading artistes who responded enthusiastically to our invitation and whom I thank most warmly. I’m especially grateful to them because the concert allows us to help many unfortunate children through the Dottor Sorriso Foundation,» said Aldo Vitali.

The concert will indeed provide an opportunity to offer a smile to the families who will be spending the festivities in hospital wards, thanks to the support Sorrisi has decided to give to the Dottor Sorriso Foundation. The foundation has been working in hospitals across Italy for more than 25 years, promoting the Smile Therapy to brighten small patients’ stay in hospital and help them cope with their illness with renewed optimism.

«For the second year, I have the honour and pleasure of joining the editor of Sorrisi to present the Christmas concert. This is turning into a wonderful tradition which, hopefully, we shall soon be able to hold live, » said Gabriele Corsi. «On television, on radio, at events, I always try to get people smiling. So what better occasion, as we celebrate Christmas, than the Sorrisi concert in collaboration with our friends from Dottor Sorriso

With the Sorrisi Live – Un sorriso per Natale concert, TV Sorrisi e Canzoni confirms its standing as a constantly evolving brand with the power to bring together artistes and entertainers, a public of 5.7 million readers and users a month (source: Nielsen Media Impact Data fusion, May 2021) and a community of 950,000 fans on the social networks (source: Shareablee e Insight, October 2021), thanks to an editorial offer comprising the magazine, the website, social media and events.

Click here for information on how to make a donation to the Dottor Sorriso Foundation project.

The launch of “Sorrisi Live”

Talks, musical performances, exclusive interviews with show business protagonists, live all year round on the social media profiles of Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni

Guests on the first three shows: Francesco Gabbani, Ficarra e Picone, Luca Argentero

Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni, the brand leader in the world of entertainment, presents Sorrisi Live, a new social media appointment with show business protagonists, that will accompany users all year round with a rich programme of exclusive interviews, talk shows, musical performances and live videos, starting tomorrow.

Each week the editor Aldo Vitali and the staff of Sorrisi will host some of the most loved personalities from the world of TV, music and cinema, in a new friendly and welcoming space, in close association with the editorial team, live every Wednesday at 3 pm on Facebook and Instagram, and the Sorrisi Live section of

“With special guests, previews and lots of surprises, Sorrisi Live will be a unique window of interaction that will host artists and celebrities and engage readers and digital fans in a relaxed and amusing atmosphere thanks to the privileged relationships that has always existed between Sorrisi and the world of entertainment. And the Sorrisi magic continues all year round, from the magazine to social media and the big events where we are always on the front line,” explains Aldo Vitali, editor of Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni.

Sorrisi Live launches tomorrow, Wednesday 30 September, with singer-songwriter Francesco Gabbani, wo has won a gold disc with his latest album Viceversa, continuing on Wednesday 7 October with Ficarra e Picone, the comic duo that presents Striscia la Notizia, and Wednesday 14 October with the actor Luca Argentero, who will talk about himself just a few days before the launch of the new series of  DOC – Nelle tue mani. For an up-to-date programme, go to

Following the success of #ACasaConSorrisi, the new Sorrisi Live format will enhance the social media offer of the Mondadori Group brand that is a point of reference for fans of TV and entertainment: Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni is Italy’s top selling and most widely read weekly which, with is crossmedia touchpoints reaches a total audience of  5.1 million users (Source: Nielsen Media Impact data fusion, March 2020).

The launch of Sorrisi Live will be accompanied by two special newsstand initiatives: on 9 October Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni presents Viceversa, the album di Francesco Gabbani featuring the track of the same name that triumphed at the 2020 Sanremo Festival, the summer hit Il sudore ci appiccica, Einstein and other great songs. To coincide with the new episodes of DOC – Nelle tue mani, inoltre, Sorrisi will bring to newsstands the first season of the series on 8 DVDs as a supplement to the weekly from 23 October.