Sister Cristina, the singing nun who charmed the pants off The Voice Italy with her Alicia Keys cover, has just dropped her first single. It's a revamped rendition of Madonna's "Like a Virgin." Man, that Pope Francis really is shaking things up, huh?
Last night, Sister Cristina Scuccia—the adorable singing nun who blew everyone away with the amazing Alicia Keys cover—won the Italian version of The Voice. Her winning number? "What a Feeling," from the 1983 classic Flashdance, complete with backup dancers.
The Voice of Italy has not yet said arrivederci to singing Sicilian nun Sister Cristina. Her most recent performance: Dirty Dancing anthem "(I've Had) The Time of My Life."
Sister Cristina is still in the running over at The Voice of Italy, and last night, she sang "What a Feeling" while surrounded by robed dancers, like Flashdance meets Eyes Wide Shut. So weird.
A producer on Italy's version of The Voice talks to the New York Times about Suor Cristina, the singing nun currently competing: "It was not just picking a nun. It was picking that specific nun. She is young. She is talented. She fits perfectly the spirit of the show." A reverend adds: "Today faith is the last…
Things are moving right along over at the Italian edition of The Voice. Our favorite nun, Sister Cristina — who wowed the judges and brought a tough guy to tears with an Alicia Keys number during the blind auditions — is back for her first battle. And it's '80s week!