Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Grande Ufficiale Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana) awarded in Rome, on March 4, 2006.
Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of Duarte, Sanchez and Mella by the President of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernández in 2009, for his contributions to International art and culture. Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for his contribution to live theater, at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard, in 2010.
Winner of the 1994 Newcomers section of the Sanremo Music Festival.
Bambi Award in 1997.
Two World Music Awards, one in the category "Best Italian Singer", and one for "Best Classical Interpretation" in 1998.
Goldene Europa for classical music in 2000.
Goldene Kamera award in the "Music & Entertainment" category 2002.
Two World Music Awards, for "World best selling classical artist" and for "Best selling Italian artist" in 2002.
2002 Classical BRIT Award for "Outstanding Contribution to Music" in 2002.
Two World Music Awards for "Best Italian Artist" and "World's Best-selling Classical Artist" in 2006.
Telegatto award in platinum for Italian music in the world in 2008.
World Music Awards for "World's Best-selling Classical Artist" in 2010.
"America Award" of the Italy-USA Foundation in 2012.
"International Artist Of The Year in association with Raymond Weil" of the Classic Brit Awards 2012.