YouTube’s Gold Play Button for Bocelli

image006 (1)What a year 2018 is turing out to be for Andrea Bocelli and he hasn’t even released his new album yet.

Not only did he perform at the Royal Wedding of Princess Eugenie, but YouTube have awarded him the prestigious ‘Gold Play’ Button for 1 million subscribers – making Bocelli the first ever Classical Artist to achieve this feat.

Talking of the award Bocelli comments; “I’m delighted to be the first classical singer to receive the ‘Gold Play’ button from YouTube. My duet with Matteo has had an extraordinary reaction and I’m thrilled that people are enjoying the music video too – it was a joy to make it with my son.”

His single ‘Fall On Me’ featuring son Matteo also broke records when it hit over 15million views in 2 weeks – marking it as one of the most astounding debuts in recent years.

‘Si’ the forthcoming album by Andrea Bocelli, out 26th October, will be his first album of original material in 14 years.