Stefano Belisari (born July 30, 1961), best known as Elio, is an Italian singer and musician, the founder of the Italian rock band Elio e le Storie Tese. He performs as the lead vocalist and plays the transverse flute, and sometimes the electric guitar and the electric bass. The band has been active in Italy since 1980, and perform regularly in concert. He is also a judge on Italian version of The X Factor.
In 2011. Elio performed a cover of The Muppet Show Theme and appeared in a music video featuring the Muppets to promote the release of I Muppet, the Italian dub of The Muppets. He also appeared in series of web videos being kidnapped by the Muppets to host The Muppet Show.