Top 10 Russian Rock and Pop male singers
Valery Kipelov is keen on football and consider Ozzy Osbourne as his teacher. In school years, he studied at a music school playing the accordion.
His voice became the main success factor of the heavy metal band called “Aria”. Valery writes music by himself, but mainly for lyrical ballads.
But Kipelov refused to continue working in the band because of disagreements in 2002. He announced the beginning of his solo career. The group “Kipelov” immediately went on the tour “Put’ na verkh”, performing compositions from the album “Smutnoe vremya”.
“Kipelov” won the prize “MTV Russia” in the category “Best Rock Band” in 2004, and Valery personally won “RAMP Award” in the category “Fathers of Rock” in 2007.
Yuri Shatunov is a singer, who probably needs no introduction. As the soloist of “Laskovyi May” Soviet boy band, he toured many cities of the former USSR, and also became a real idol of millions of people in various parts of the newly formed Commonwealth of Independent States. Shatunov’s posters were hung in every Russian teenager’s room. But what happened with the iconic performer after the break-up of the “Laskovyi may”? What happened in life and career of the first Soviet pop idol by today?
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In 2009 the singer went again with concerts in cities of Russia. Now he lives with his family in Germany.
Protective, a constantly raised collar, incredible vocal qualities – all these gives rise to rumors. Who is he? Man? Amphibian? Alien? No, he’s just a singer with a naturally good voice that strongly differs from the rest.
Vitas first appeared in public in the music video “Opera 2” on December 2 in 2000. Since then he has constantly balanced on the verge of reality and myth.
Vitas is a pseudonym, the real name of the singer is Vitaly Grachev.
Vitas tours not only in Russia but also in many foreign countries. Vitas got particularly popularity in China. He even acted in a feature film called “Mulan.” No one Russian singer compares at popularity in China with Vitas.
Dima Bilan (Viktor Nikolaevich Belan) is a popular singer and composer. Perhaps, there no were a singer in the history of Eurovision neither of its contestants was as stubborn and persistent as Dima Bilan on the way to victory in this musical contest. In 2006 he took the second place in Eurovision. In 2008 Dima Bilan won the song contest in Istanbul and finally brought so long-awaited first place to Russia and the right to host the contest next year in Moscow as well. It was the same year when Bilan was declared the most popular man in Russia according to the Rambler.
However, his path to success began in 2001 when he met music producer Yuri Ajzenshpis, who invited the young singer to record the song “Malysh”. It was the beginning of the path to people’s love.