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Pia Toscano
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Birth Date 14 October 1988 (1988-10-14) (age 35)
Hometown Queens, New York

Appearance(s) 12 Week 6: Guilty Pleasure Week

Pia Toscano is an American singer.

She has been a guest performer in Dancing with the Stars in Season 12.

Career Highlights[]

Toscano placed ninth on the tenth season of American Idol. She was considered a frontrunner in the competition, and her elimination shocked judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, and Steven Tyler, all of whom were visibly and vocally upset. Some viewers and media outlets described Toscano's departure as one of the most shocking eliminations in American Idol history. The following summer, Toscano toured with the American Idols LIVE! Tour 2011, which began 6 July 2011 in West Valley City, Utah, and ended 20 September 2011 in Manila, Philippines.

It was announced 5 July 2011 that Toscano had officially signed with Interscope Records. Her debut single titled "This Time" premiered 11 July and was released digitally 13 July. Toscano performed the single on So You Think You Can Dance on 4 August, Good Morning America on 12 August, and Live with Regis and Kelly on 16 August. Toscano had worked with Rock Mafia on two songs titled "Counterfeit" and "Dreamgirl" for her then-upcoming album.

Toscano recorded a duet of "The Christmas Song" with Il Volo for their EP Christmas Favorites, which was released 21 November 2011. On 27 November 2011, Toscano appeared on Disney Channel's So Random!, where she performed her single "This Time". Toscano also co-wrote the song "Wrecking Ball" with Steven Miller for Aubrey O'Day, which was released 23 April 2012.

Toscano made her film debut in Grace Unplugged (2013).