Artsvik Harutyunyan is a famous Armenian pop singer, the contestant of Russian “The voice” music project. She is also the winner of “Depi Evratesil” (Towards Eurovision) song contest and Armenia’s representative at ‘Eurovision -2017’.
Artsvik Harutyunyan is an Armenia born popular singer, songwriter who is also quite famous in Russia. She won the right to represent Armenia at this year’s Eurovision International Song Contest.
Her vocal potentialities are truly rich and powerful and there can’t be found any music genre that she won’t be able to sing.
Now let’s take a closer look and learn some more interesting things about Artsvik.
Artsvik Harutyunyan: The Beginning
Artsvik Harutyunyan, or simply Artsvik is a very talented singer and songwriter in pop, R&B and soul music genres. Maybe the ones who love watching Eurovision will know her. She is the representative of Armenia at 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.
Although this 33-year-old Armenian singer was born in Kapan, Armenia. She moved to live in Russia with her parents when she was 5 years old. That is why she is now quite popular in Russia as well.
For Artsvik’s father, who is a Doctor of Philosophy, the singer was not such serious occupation. It was by his suggestion that she graduated from Moscow Pedagogical University. Nonetheless, the profession of speech therapist was not absolutely what she wanted to be.
In parallel, she also tried her potential in many other fields, however, it was only music that took the victory over the other passions of Artsvik.
Artsvik Harutyunyan’s Triumphal Musical Path
Despite the fact that Artsvik Harutyunyan showed great interest in singing, still from the early childhood years, the critical point in her life was in the 1992. This was the year when she accidentally watched the famous “The Bodyguard” movie and got acquainted with the art of Whitney Huston.
That made Artsvik understand that her future is inevitably connected with the music. Interestingly, Artsvik Harutyunyan’s popularity and fame rose to another level when she became a contestant of Golos, season two (Russian version of The Voice) in 2013.
Even though she was not as much professional at that period as she is now, she managed to reach to great achievements and success even at that time. Right from the blind auditions she became one of the most favored participants. She was selected as a member of Team Pelageya.
By the way, she is a Russian singer who is famous for her folk songs, romances and compositions in rock arrangements. On season two of Golos Artsvik Harutyunyan is especially well-remembered due to her first bright and vivid debut on the show when she performed the song “Sunny”.
One of her much beloved songs by her audience during this music project is the duet with Andrey Davidyan that immediately obtained huge popularity in social networks. That was the time when Artsvik Harutyunyan was recognized as a rising star.
Artsvik Harutyunyan as the 11Th Contestant of Armenia in Eurovision Song Contest
Artsvik’s path in Eurovision started when she entered the national selection show ‘Depi Evratesil’ (Towards Eurovision) for representing Armenia in this concert.
During this show, she was in Essaï Altounian’s team. Essaï is a French-Armenian singer, songwriter and the member of “Genealogy” group (the representative of Armenia of “Eurovision-2015”).
Eventually, Artsvik Harutyunyan was announced as the winner of the dramatic and exciting final show on 24 December 2016. One of the reasons that she decided to participate in this show was that she always wanted to represent Armenia at an international song contest and Eurovision was the one that she decided not to miss.
Throughout the project Depi Evratesil she received the highest points both from the audience and the jury and enjoyed the love of her fans. Thus, she got the chance to represent Armenia in Eurovision 2017.
The ESC 2017 was held in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, in May. Artsvik’s vocals and the visuals of the staging were announced one of the bests. But, that seemed to be not enough to secure her victory. Even though she did not win the contest, folks back home cheered and appreciated the efforts she made. It was obvious, probably the song choice was a bit too exotic for European audience.
Eurovision Scandal with Artsvik Harutyunyan?
Eurovision is like a reality-show full of drama and relationship problems. This bring a lot of scandals every year. Artsvik became the next target for the “evil” media.
Prior to the ESC 2017, Artsvik Harutyunyan was in the center of some scandals. Allegedly, Artsvik’s entry to Ukraine could have been banned, because of the fact that she visited Crimea.
However, as her sister reported in an interview, they can’t ban her participatation in this song contest as she has never been to Crimea. Furthermore, such examinations were also realized towards the other participants of Eurovision in order to clarify whether they have visited Crime or not.
Artsvik Harutyunyan’s Top Songs #1: Fly with Me (ESC 2017)
Currently, one of Artsvik Harutyunyan’s most popular songs is “Fly with me”, the one that she represented in Eurovision song contest. The premiere of “Fly with me” was on March 18. The writers of this song are Levon Navasardyan and Lilith Navasardyan.
By the way, they also wrote the songs of Aram MP3 and Iveta Mukuchyan for Eurovision. As Lilith Navasardyan once noticed in an interview, as soon as she heard the beautiful voice of Artsvik she immediately knew what they need.
According to her, Artsvik’s voice is really diverse as her vocal range is quite wide. Moreover, the color of her voice is beautiful and unique. The music video of ‘Fly with me’ was directed by Arthur Manukyan and the lyricist of this song is written by famous Armenian TV host and songwriter Avet Barseghyan.
As he mentioned, this song is quite experimental, extraordinary and out of this world. Even though the lyrics of this song are quite light and easy to understand, however they bear a universal message that love is one for all of us.
By the way, as soon as the official music video of this song was released it had quite positive reviews. And many good feedbacks were from the international audience. The one thing in common about the reviews is that everybody unanimously states that the song is quite extraordinary with some ethnic elements.
Can you imagine that Artsvik Harutyunyan is included on the ranking published by Wiwibloggs.com as the second best female soloist among the 17 female contestants.
Artsvik Harutyunyan’s Top Songs #2: Soulmate (in Russian: Sestra po Dukhu)
The collaboration of two Armenian contestants of ‘The Voice’ of Russia, Artsvik Harutyunyan and Margarita Pozoyan became one of their much beloved songs by their fans right from the beginning of its release.
These two artists have much in common as they both are talented Armenians who became extremely famous in Russian music industry.
The song tells about the strong bond between two close friends. In real life, they are true soul mates. It is one of the most beautiful and melodic songs about powerful friendship that never ends.
Artsvik Harutyunyan’s Top Songs #3: Why
In this amazing song Artsvik represents beautifully her inimitable timbre. This is one of her most harmonic songs about love and emotions.
If you want to check out this beautiful song and give it your appraisal, click play. Yes, and don’t forget to write your opinion!
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