Il Divo put a fresh face on popular songs, utilizing their exceptional, classically trained voices and cultural diversity to bring their romantic blend of classical and pop music to audiences around the world. Formed by former American Idol judge and industry luminary Simon Cowell, Il Divo emerged in the early 2000s showcasing their immaculate blend of opera, crossover classical, and pop. Their debut album, 2005's Il Divo, was a breakthrough hit, achieving multi-platinum status and solidifying them as global stars. They have remained chart regulars and a hugely popular touring act thanks to their multilingual recordings and knack for incorporating a stylistically broad range of songs.
Wicked Game, featured ten new tracks, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Come What May (Te Amore)," and a reworking of the Chris Isaak-penned title cut. They released their first Greatest Hits compilation in 2012 and embarked on a European and North America tour. In 2013, they issued the show tunes-centric A Musical Affair. After touring the new material and taking a little time to rest, they returned to the studio in 2015 to record their seventh album, Amor & Pasión, focusing on a Spanish theme this time around. They subsequently set out on a world tour in support. They returned in 2018 with the Alberto Quintero-produced Timeless, which featured many of their favorite romantic soundtrack movie songs from various decades.