Born in Ischia, Italy, Cristina is a talented Soul, Pop and Dance music singer. She has been singing from a very young age, and has become widely recognized both in Italy, London, New York and other parts of the world. Her love for music led her to travel around the world singing in many small shows and big shows alike. Her dream of becoming a professional singer started to become realised when she took up piano lessons with notable music maestros, and singing lessons with Cristina Florio in Naples and Elena Vivaldi in Genoa, Italy. Cristina Balestriere is also studying Jazz music with Laura Conti at the prestigious Scuola Civica Jazz in Milan, the city that would later give her a big break.
She got her big break when she auditioned for The Voice of Italy talent show in 2013. On her blind audition, she won the attention of Italy's great, Piero Pelu', the former lead singer of the Italian band Litfiba who chose her to be in his team on the show. The Voice of Italy has since won Cristina many fans and has made her a household name in Italy.