Rosalba Pippa, better known by her stage name Arisa, is an Italian singer and actress.
Arisa was born in Genoa, Italy. Her artistic name is an acronym of her family members" names: A from her father, Antonio. R from her own name, Rosalba.
I and South from her sisters, Isabella and Sabrina.
And A from her mother, Assunta.
A week after her birth, her family moved back to their original hometown, Pignola, a village a few kilometres far from Potenza. The president of the jury, journalist and writer Bianca Fasano, personally delivered the cup. In early 2009, she released her first album titled "Sincerità".
In January 2010 she released her second album "Malamoreno".
In late 2011 she starred as judge in the fifth season of the Italian version of The X Factor, broadcast on Sky Uno. The song placed second in the competition and it later topped the Italian Chart.
lieutenant was also included in her third studio album, Amami, which was released on 15 February 2012.