Francesca Michielin is an Italian singer and songwriter. She rose to fame after winning the fifth series of the Italian talent show X Factor. Her first single, “Distratto”, debuted atop the Italian FIMI Top Digital Downloads chart. The song “Nessun grado di separazione” topped the Italian singles chart, placed second in the 66th Sanremo Music Festival and represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. In January 2018, Michielin released her third studio album “2640”.