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Emin Agalarov named best singer in Russia

02 October 2018 [15:02] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews


By Laman Ismayilova

Famous pop singer, People's Artist of Azerbaijan Emin Agalarov has been awarded in Russia.

He won the prize in the nomination "Best Singer" by the Russian Music Box, Trend Life reported.

In his Instagram, the pop singer thanked everyone who voted for him.

The award, organized by MusicBox, exists since 2013. Six finalists for each nomination are formed on the basis of the results of the voting, which is conducted on social networks and on the official MusicBox website.

Born in Baku, incredibly talented musician moved with his family to Russia at the age of four. After finishing high school in New Jersey, Emin enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College (New York.) He graduated at the top of his class, delivering a thesis on “Business Management in the Field of Finance.

Agalarov's interest in music began in the high school years in the United States. After graduating from high school, he returned to Russia, where he continued composing songs. In 2005 he began working with his vocal and music teacher, the renowned Azerbaijani singer Muslim Magomayev, to whom he pays tribute in his concerts.

His first studio album, Still, was released in 2006, selling in the first six months 70,000 copies in Russia, and an additional 30,000 in CIS countries.

Emin's media appearances include BBC Breakfast, Extra, ITV's Daybreak, Fox, Entertainment Tonight, Pro 7, The Today Show, E!, among others. He's been featured in The Sunday Times, The Sun, Bilt, Wall Street Journal, The Independent, GQ, Esquire, OK!, among others.

In 2016, Emin was awarded as the Most Stylish Musician of the Year.

Over the past couple of years, EMIN performed at large musical contests, including the Eurovision 2012, "Miss Universe 2013, the 2014 World Music Awards, and also on the Olympic Games in Sochi on the same year.

He is also one of the organizer of summer music festival "Zhara" which  has turned into annual gathering of celebrities.

Moreover, Emin Agalarov was awarded with the title of People's Artist Azerbaijan and honorary badge on July 31.


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