The nun who won the “Voice” in Italy gives up her habits

Rome (EFE) earn a living.

Sister Christina, who touched and surprised the world by performing Alicia Keys’ “No One” in her first performance, and who ultimately won the show, launched a career as a singer and was part of the cast of the musical “Sister Act”. and also appearing in 2016 among the main characters of the musical “Titanic”, but without abandoning the religious life.

Life change

After spending several years away from the stage, Cristina Scuccia appeared on Canale 5’s “Verissimo” this Sunday with an unexpected makeover and, dressed in a red trouser suit, announced that she had left the religious life and that she currently lives in Spain, where she continues to develop her passion for music and works as a waitress.

“Sister Christina is in me. I am who I am today thanks to Sister Cristina,” the former Ursuline nun said, explaining that she “took a beautiful path that was difficult,” but now she can smile “even more than in the past.” “

the nun who won "Voice" in Italy he gives up his habits and works in Spain as a waitressthe nun who won "Voice" in Italy he gives up his habits and works in Spain as a waitress
The nun is the winner of the Italian version of the La Voz competition, Sister Cristina Scuccia. EFE/Juan Joe Martin

She assured that she “continues to believe in God” and that she “does not intend to give up her path of faith” and that she is “grateful for everything she has experienced so far.”

psychological help

After 15 years of religious life, he explained that “this media coverage over time became the engine of many issues” and that everything accelerated with the pandemic, when everything stopped and he was able to think about whether he was happy.

She explained that she had to see a psychologist because she couldn’t get “out of the dark”. “I didn’t understand who it was. I never renounced God, but I was not used to it,” he added.

When asked if she would find love, the former devout said that “she believes in love, but now she does not think about it.” “Now this is not my priority. You have to take care of yourself, love yourself, before you can love others,” he said.

Born in 1988 in Vittoria, Sicily (south), she entered a convent at the age of 19. After “La Voz Italia” discovered her at a religious singing competition, she was called to participate in a television program.

Her audition for “La Voz” with Alicia Keys’ “No One” surpassed 90 million views on YouTube in one week, and during the program she received praise from one of the judges, Raffaella Carra, who assured that sister Christina was “born to be on the stage.”

By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at