2014-01-23 07:13:03 - From Italy to Los Angeles
22-January-2014 – Sara Santilli (born 11 December 1987), also known by her stage name Scarlette Ven, is an Italian singer-songwriter.
She released her first EP in 2012, on February and her first single, "Slow Rider”, in Los Angeles.
Her début album,"Lights", was released on March, 2013.
She was born in Rome, Italy. His parents were both born and raised in Rome and her father, Edoardo Santilli is a well-established actor, director and restaurateur.
She was raised in Tuscany in the little medieval town of Pienza, a suburb of Siena.
At the age of 12, she was spotted by talent scout Mimmo Maniello when he saw her singing in a video of a talent show at her school, Aristotele.
Later, when Sara Santilli was 13,
Caterina Caselli signed her to Gridalo Forte records and, at the age of 14, she began working with their songwriters in 2001.
Officially released digitally in March 2013 and on CD in August 2013, The Light EP features five songs, including the number one hit "Slow Rider”.
On 27 May 2013, “Slow Rider” was covered on national television on the Italian version of The X Factor by all-girl group Lollipop, mentored by Simona Ventura."Lights” débuted as a single on the Italian Top 40 chart on September 2013 and remained there for three weeks. In the U.S. it peaked at number 10 on the Hot 100 and number 12 on both the Alternative charts (making Sara Santilli the first Italian female artist to reach the top), making her the first female artist to top the charts as a lead singer.