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Биение сердца - Sergey Lazarev - Netflix
Sergey Vyacheslavovich Lazarev (Russian: Серге́й Вячесла́вович Ла́зарев, IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej vʲɪt͡ɕɪsˈlavəvʲɪt͡ɕ ˈlazərʲɪf], born 1 April 1983) is a Russian singer, dancer and actor. He is most famous for his singing career, when he rose to fame as a member of the group Smash!!. The group broke up in 2006. Since then Lazarev has pursued a solo career. He represented Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden and finished in third place, coming first in the televote.
Биение сердца - Solo career - Netflix
Together with British producer Brian Rawling, Lazarev recorded most of the songs for his solo debut Don't Be Fake that was released in November 2005 and sold more than 300,000 copies in Russia alone. In May 2006 Lazarev received Russia's national Music TV Channel's MUZ TV award as Best New Act. The fourth single from the album “Fake” was released to clubs in the UK, debuting on 30 July at #28 on the commercial club chart in Music Week.
Don't be Fake's first two singles, “Eye Of The Storm” and “Lost Without Your Love”, were soon released. The video clips of these singles were shot in Miami and South Africa, respectively. The third single “Daje Esli Ty Uydiosh (Даже Если Ты Уйдёшь)” (“Just Because You Walk Away” in English) became the biggest single from the album, peaking at #1 for many weeks, remaining on the charts for over six months, coming back to the charts twice more, and eventually reaching #2 in the annual airplay chart of most played songs in 2006. Due to the massive popularity of the song, the album was re-issued with bonus tracks including 3 versions of the song—the English version (which can be found on the first issue), the Russian version, and a dance remix also sung in Russian. Lazarev also performed the song at the MTV Russia Awards. The single was written by American songwriter Gordon Pogoda and Australian writer/artist John Stephan. The fourth single, “Fake”, was plugged and the video clip was shot in London. Meanwhile the Fake Remixes EP was published. This was also promoted to some clubs in the United Kingdom.
After the success of his first album, Lazarev went to the studio and recorded a new album TV Show The video for the lead single, “Vspominay (Вспоминай)” was shot in Moscow. The English version of the song, “Everytime”, was soon released along with the video clip, this one being similar to the Russian version. Lazarev recorded a cover of “Shattered Dreams”, originally sung by Johnny Hates Jazz. This was the second single of the album and the first international single for Lazarev. The video was said to be shot in Canada. The same year, Lazarev won the Best Male Singer award in RMA 2006, defeating Dima Bilan. During the ceremony, Topalov and Lazarev got together and sang “Belle” for the first time in years, ending the performance with a hug from the two former best friends. TV Show was released in Europe in 2007. This was a theme-album talking about TV shows and reality by mostly love ballads. “Shattered Dreams” was on this album together with 11 other tracks, including “TV or Radio” his third single and “Girlfriend” his fourth single of this album. His single “Shattered Dreams” was eventually released in the United Kingdom as well. In 2008, he was a candidate to represent Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with the song “Flyer”. He finished fourth in Russia's national final, which was won by Dima Bilan. As his international fame rose, he performed to full-capacity crowds at The Opera House in Bournemouth, England on 23 March 2008 as a supporting act to British dance group Booty Luv. Also in 2008, Lazarev won MTV's Artist of the Year Award. Consequently, releasing the video of the Russian version of the song “Almost Sorry”, (“Зачем придумали любовь”) this one being the fifth and last single of the album. Songwriters of the Russian version were Chris Landon, Taryn Murphy and Lara D'elia. In 2009 Lazarev collaborated with artist Timati and made a video of the song “Lazerboy”. In April 2009 Lazarev promoted “Stereo”, the lead single for his third solo album and sang “Already Know” and “Out of Control”. All four songs were expected to appear on his upcoming album, but only “Lazerboy” made the cut. On 31 March 2010 Electric Touch was released in Russian music stores. The video for “Alarm” was released on 10 May and on 26 June it was confirmed the song “Feeling High” was the new single from Electric Touch. In 2012, Lazarev released another English-language song, “Take It Off”. On 10 December 2015, it was announced that Lazarev would represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm. In the final, he reached third place with his song “You Are the Only One”, Lazarev won the televote with 361 points, and came fifth with the national jury scoring 130 points.
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