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Andrea and Ariana had first met during the Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star Grammy Salute special which aired on February 16, 2015. A duet between the two was confirmed in early July 2015. Grande flew to Rome, Italy that week to record the song and film a cameo in Zoolander 2. The song was officially released on September 25, 2015, along with the pre-order for Bocelli's new album, Cinema. Ariana tweeted, "so honored to be in this song with you, Andrea! you don't know what it means to me & my family! mille Grazie! baci!!!" (thank you so much, kisses).
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The song debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Classical Digital Songs Chart. It also the first time Ariana appeared on the chart.
- It is Ariana's first official classical song.
- It is an Italian song.
- "E più ti penso" means "The more I think of you" in Italian.
- Ariana has laughed about how her Nonna and her friends listen to "E Più Ti Penso" all the time.
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On October 10th, Ariana posted a snippet of the music video on her Facebook, which was later released October 13, 2015 on Andrea Bocelli's VEVO account.
The music video of "E Più Ti Penso" was released on October 13, 2015 on AndreaBocelliVEVO. The part of Andrea was filmed in Italy and the part of Ariana was filmed in Tokyo, Japan while she was in the city for The Honeymoon Tour. On August 20, 2015, Ariana posted on Snapchat she was filming a video that her Grandpa would be proud of. She said the video was not for Moonlight the next day.
- ↑ ArianaGrandeToday - Ariana Grande to Feature in Andrea's Bocelli's Upcoming Album
- ↑ MTV - Ariana Grande Goes Opera With A Surprising New Duet Partner
- ↑ http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/6721859/ariana-grande-classical-digital-songs-chart-andrea-bocelli
- ↑ Facebook - E Più Ti Penso Snippet
- ↑ Youtube - E Più Ti Penso Music Video
- ↑ Youtube - Ariana's snapchat August 20
- ↑ Youtube - Ariana's snapchat August 21