Sebastien Izambard is a singer, presenter, actor and entrepreneur who is best known for being the only completely self taught singer in global pop-opera phenomenon IL DIVO.
Launched in the UK late 2004, after a worldwide search of the international opera houses and concert halls by pop impresario Simon Cowell, IL DIVO have since become the most successful international musical break-out story of the past few years, selling more than 25 million albums. The group has garnered over 150 gold and platinum awards in 33 Countries.
Their first album was the highest charting debut for the UK signed act ever in America, their 2nd album “Ancora” the only classical crossover album to ever debut at #1 on the Billboard top 200.Their popularity stateside has certainly grown with recent album “The Promise” achieving their biggest ever first week sales there.
IL DIVO have also quickly launched onto the stages of the World with great success…already selling over 2 million concert tickets across 3 World tours. Their recent “An Evening with IL DIVO tour” spanned most of 2009 playing over 130 arena shows, and garnering them the Billboard Breakthrough Award for one of the biggest grossing tours last year. They have also had the honour of joining Barbra Streisand on tour in North America, which included both performing and some scripted scenes with her.