Sergey Lazarev will represent Russia in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. His participation was confirmed today during the Russian National Music Awards, where he was crowned the "singer of the year".
On his official Instagram, Sergey Lazarev stated: "Dear friends! I am really happy and honored to represent my country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016! I am looking forward to this exciting experience and I hope you will all love my song as much as I do. Wish me luck! Thank you."
Sergey Lazarev is one of the most popular singers in Russia. Stay with Eurovision.tv to find out more about the song he will sing on stage in Stockholm as soon as it is officially announced!