It is not hard to see why Gianni and his friends are so popular and well liked – characteristically oozing enthusiasm, creativity, and charisma from his pores, Gianni presents his intricate arrangements with the ease of a seasoned entertainer, and a great sense of humour.
They are known for their music videos of covers and originals. The band's You Tube video of Lorde's "Royals" was featured in the 2014 Grammy Awards.
Walk off the Earth was formed in 2006 in Burlington. The band created cover versions of the songs of The Gregory Brothers. Walk off the Earth won a 2016 Juno award for Group of the Year.
The video of the band's live cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" gathered over 175 million views in four months on You Tube in early 2012. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License; additional terms may apply.
A post shared by Sarah Blackwood (@sarahblackwoodmusic) on Blackwood made headlines in May when she was kicked off a Vancouver-bound United Airlines flight in San Francisco because, she alleged, Giorgio was crying.
Sky West Airlines, which operated the flight, said in a statement at the time that it removed Blackwood and her son from the airplane because “despite numerous requests, the child was not seated, as required by federal regulation to ensure passenger safety, and was repeatedly in the aisle of the aircraft before departure and during taxi.” Blackwood denied Giorgio was in the aisle. in 2006, shot to international fame in early 2012 thanks to a cover of Gotye’s “Somebody I Used To Know.” The video has been viewed 167 million times.