In 2007 Marco participated as a singer in the Talent Show Amici di Maria De Filippi. He won the competition with 75% of the public preferences. After the victory he participated as a guest on many television programs.
In 2008 Marco released the single Ti rincontrerò and his debut album which were both very succesful and reached platinum.
In 2009 Marco won the Festival di Sanremo with the song La Forze Mia. After that he became immense popular.