Tiziano Ferro is an Italian pop singer. Before he gained international fame, Ferro studied classical guitar in addition to playing piano and drums. When he was 16, he joined a gospel choir. In 2001, Ferro signed a record deal and released his first single outside of Italy entitled "Xdone." Ferro's debut album, Rosso Relativo, was released a year later. In 2004, he sang the official hymn of the Olympic Games.