Philipp Kirkorov represented Russia in 1995 and has been involved with numerous successful Eurovision entries since then including Belarus' Work Your Magic in 2007 (6th place), Ukraine's Shady Lady in 2008 (2nd place) and Sergey's 2016 entry You Are The Only One (3rd place).
Sergey is no stranger to television competitions or the Eurovision Song Contest as he returns for a second attempt to capture the Eurovision crown. He came close in 2016 when he topped the public vote and finished third overall with You Are The Only One. He’s also finished second in Russia’s Dancing On Ice in 2006 and won Circus Of The Stars in 2008. Sergey began his music career as a member of a band called Smash, before going solo in 2005 and releasing a string of certified gold and platinum albums. In 2015 Sergey Lazarev won all possible Russian music awards, including the First Russian National Music Award as the Best Singer of the Year. In 2016 he toured Russia after his Eurovision adventure, selling out a 55-city tour.
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