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Peter Nalitch came from YouTube, conquered Russia with a blast and so it was almost natural he won the right to represent his homeland at Europe's favourite TV-show this year. But he was not Lost And Forgotten as his song might've suggested, but finished eleventh in Oslo.
Who is he?
Peter Nalitch has become famous after he published a music video on YouTube which he made himself for the song Guitar. In about a month after he did it, 70,000 persons had already watched it. The Russian users of LiveJournal were sending each other the link to the song and the number of views was increasing by thousand every day. That brought him into fame all over Russia.
After his first very popular concert, Peter gathered a grouped of musicians with whom he gave two more concerts in the winter of 2008 and took the name MKPN.
In the following summer they went to support the Russian sport teams at the UEFA European Cup and the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing. That was followed by releasing an album and also the DVD of their Moscow concerts, making them established artists.