Roberta Battaglia is a dynamic, up-and-coming young vocalist from Toronto, Canada. Born into a musical family, 13-year-old Roberta began her singing career at the astonishing age of three years alongside her father, Alessandro Battaglia and together the duo has graced many stages from local community performances to galas and noted charity events. A second-generation Italian Canadian, Roberta is fluent in both English and Italian and performs a diverse repertoire of music in both languages ranging from ballads and top-40 hits to high-octane pop.
Roberta has studied her craft via academy singing instruction and has already contributed to commercial productions while receiving recognition in noted competitions such as 1st runner up at CNE Rising Star. She was also Sofia Vergara’s Golden Buzzer Winner on season 15 of America’s Got Talent, placing fourth overall in the finals. Her special independent appearances include a performance at Idea City presented by television mogul, Moses Znaimer as well as Toronto’s Breakfast Television where her rendition of Lady Gaga’s Shallow ‘broke the internet’ resulting in over two million views in only two weeks – an outstanding accomplishment for a nine-year-old.
Passionate and well ahead of her time in both skill and maturity, many consider Roberta an old soul who utilizes her many talents for the greater good. Roberta recently launched her own charitable initiative designing bracelets while donating 100% of the sales to Toronto’s world-renowned SickKids Hospital. “It’s about kids helping kids,” explains the philanthropic artist. “I just want to see people smile. I love making everyone happy.”