Giannis Ploutarxos Details
In December 2010, Ploutarhos left his long time label Minos EMI, and signed with Heaven Music. Shortly after, he announced a joint project with famous Italian singer Albano Carrisi. On 24 January 2011, their first single titled “Me Mia Matia/Felicita” (With one look/Happiness) was released to radio stations, featuring verses in both Greek and Italian. On 6 February 2011, Ploutarhos released a joint album with Al Bano Carrisi titled Dio Fones-Mia Psihi (Two Voices-One Soul) in Greece as a covermount with Proto Thema. Proto Thema sold over 160,000 copies, selling out completely in just a few hours. A standard retail released followed on 7 February 2011, with two bonus songs included. On 17 February 2011, Ploutarhos took part in the Sanremo Music Festival alongside Albano Carrisi and Greek operatic soprano Dimitra Theodossiou. The trio performed a famous chorus piece titled “Va, pensiero” from the opera Nabucco written by Giuseppe Verdi. Ploutarhos’ appearance mark the first time a Greek singer has ever performed at Sanremo Music Festival.
On 22 November 2011, Ploutarhos released his eleventh studio album titled I Dinami Tou Erota (The Strength of Love).