Nino Xypolitas (Greek: Στέφανος "Νίνο" Ξυπολητάς, Greek pronunciation: [ˈstefɐnos ˈnino ksipoliˈtɐs]) is a Greek singer, known professionally as Nino. He rose to fame in 2003 after appearing as a contestant on the debut season of the television show Fame Story. He has since released five studio albums. Nino was born in Stockholm on June 29, 1981, and shortly after moved with his family to Rhodes. Nino's first experience with music was at age 3, when his parents gave him a piano as a gift.