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For the Australian restaurateur and food writer, see Mietta O'Donnell.

Background information
Birth name Daniela Miglietta
Born (1969-11-12) 12 November 1969 (age 44)
Origin Taranto, Italy
Genres Soul, R&B, pop rock
Occupations Singer, Actress
Years active 1988–present
Labels Sony BMG/Epic Records

Daniela Miglietta (born 12 November 1969, Taranto), is an Italian singer.[1] She released 10 albums in all.


In 1988 she took part in the Sanremo Music Festival in the New comers category with Sogno. Has not happened, but it is noticed by the melodic songwriter Amedeo Minghi, who writes for her the song Canzoni the following year. Mietta wins the New comers category and the critics award Mia Martini. In the same year she won her first platinum album and the Telegatto as best new artist of 1989, with the votes of Italians.

In 1990 Amedeo Minghi, yet his talent as a scout, a duet with her in Vattene amore, the song that won third place in the SanRemo Festival and is interpreted into English 'All for the Love' by Nikka Costa. The song also won the OGAE, an international song contest, and become an evergreen, winning ten gold records. Her debut album, also entitled "Canzoni", won five times platinum and is published throughout Europe. In 1990 she won again 2 Telegattos: One for the song of the year and the other award for best female artist of the year.

She returned to SanRemo Festival in 1991 with Dubbi no, sung in English by Leo Sayer, and wins another Telegatto as the female artist of the year. Her second album "Volano le pagine", which contains a cover version of Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?), won two platinum record.

In 1992 she releases "Lasciamoci respirare" album and in 1994 "Cambia pelle", besides two duets with Riccardo Cocciante and another SanRemo with Figli di chi, song written by Nek.

n 1995 Mietta continues in the musical experimentation, tackling different types of music, from soul to blues, from hip hop to trip hop album "Daniela è felice". Her music video Oggi Dani è più felice won the MTV award in England as the best foreign video transmitted over the year.

In 1996 she dubbed Esmeralda's role (both speaking and singing) in Walt Disney's cartoon classic "Hunchback of Notre Dame", she appeared in Zucchero's video "Menta e rosmarino" and later debutes as an actress in "La Piovra" which was a popular Italian series.

In 1998 she`s back to music with "La mia anima ", album with cover songs of popular black music. In 2000 she again took part in the SanRemo Festival with Fare l'amore, a song composed by Mango and contained in her first greatest hits "Tutto o niente."

In 2002 she gets a new role for dramatic actress in the TV film Donne di mafia. Electro-pop and arabesque sounds for the 2003 album Per esempio...per amore, produced and written by Mango.

In 2004 she duets with Morris Albert in SanRemo Festival with Cuore and in 2005 she participated in a talent show conducted by Simona Ventura, titled Music Farm.

In 2006, after a single R&B Bugiarda, she released a pop-rock album "74100", as the postal code of Taranto (Mietta's city). In album also two US songwriters: Martin Briley and Dee Kay.

In 2008 Mietta celebrates its 20th anniversary as an artist, returning for the 8th time at the Sanremo Music Festival with Baciami adesso, song on the album Con il sole nelle mani.

In 2011, after having become a mother for the first time, Mietta returns on the music scene with a new album dedicated to human frailty and entitled "Due soli...". The album, poised between pop and rock, there are two tributes to two women: Marilyn Monroe and Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani. In the same year she debuted as a novelist with his first novel about women,"L'albero delle giuggiole", and reads the audiobook "L'ultimo elfo", a fantasy written by Silvana De Mari.

In 2011, also participates as a mentor for Star Academy Italia.[2]


  • Canzoni, 1990
  • Volano le Pagine, 1991
  • Lasciamoci Respirare, 1992
  • Cambia Pelle, 1994
  • Daniela è Felice, 1995
  • La Mia Anima, 1998
  • Tutto O Niente, 2000
  • Per Esempio...Per Amore, 2003
  • 74100, 2006
  • Con il Sole nelle Mani, 2008
  • Due soli..., 2011



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