Sevak Khanagyan is one of the newly shining stars of Armenian origin. Even though this Armenian singer doesn’t live in Armenia, he sings, talks and dreams about his country. His Armenian charm and voice helped him to conquer Ukrainian X factor!
Sevak Khanagyan- the winner of the Ukrainian “X-Factor” 2016, is now a very famous singer in Ukraine, Armenia and Russia. Before his debut in X-Factor, Sevak hardly was recognized in Armenia, but the moment his first audition was broadcasted, it went viral through Armenian internet.
This Armenian singer with Russian passport and million Ukrainian fans’ hearts in his hand, became the one of the most demanded young singers.
All performances of the Russian-based Armenian singer become hits on the internet. Armenians love his songs. They are especially hooked by his Armenian manners and manly appearance. Keep with us and find out how he rose to fame!
Sevak Khanagyan’s Early Years
Sevak Khanagyan was born in 1987 in Armenia, village Metsavan. He studied at the local secondary school. When he was at the seventh grade, the family moved to Moscow.
The Armenian singer has studied music since the age of seven. Initially, he studied at Metsavan’s musical school, then graduated from the Kursk musical college, department of accordion. This was only the beginning.
Then he took vocal lessons at the academy after Maimond in Moscow. Consequently, Sevak Khanagyan created his own band and performed in night clubs, weddings and corporate events. It’s noteworthy that he writes all his songs both in Russian and Armenian.
In 2015, Sevak Khanagyan took part in the show called “Main Stage”. However, he didn’t win. Then it was time for world-famous show “The Voice”. The coaches were astonished by his manners of singing and talent. But, he lost the show again.
It was the Ukrainian “X Factor” that brought him fame. By the way, the heartthrob is married and has a son.
Sevak Khanagyan Nailing the Ukrainian X-Factor
Sevak Khanagyan conquered the entertaining TV project “X-Factor” in Ukraine with his phenomenal voice. Previous throw-downs didn’t leave him hopeless so, he decided to compete in the show by performing his own songs.
At the casting, he sang authorial song “Don’t keep silent” and amazed the coaches. When on air, Sevak made his debut with the song “Invincible” from Alexandra Panayotova’s repertoire. Then he introduced his song “Come back”.
During the whole competition process he was one of the favorites of the show. Throughout the show his awesome character, with great responsibility toward his competition, has always impressed the audience and judges.
During the final, the Armenian singer just kicked out his competitors and performed the songs “Together”, “Love me, Love” after Max Fadeev and Nargiz. His performance was so astonishing that the audience went to the stage.
Sevak Khanagyan was magnificent at gala concert. He sang “I’m falling to the sky” after Olga Karmukhina. So, the talented Armenian won!
The feedback from both Armenian and Ukrainian viewers was incredible! They loved Sevak and were sure that he truly deserved to win the competition.
It is interesting to know that Sevak Khanagyan is already one of the leading personalities in the world of music. Accordingly, he is one of the nominees as a coach for the second season of the Internet project called “Your Voice-2017”.
Sevak Khanagyan Song #1: “Don’t keep Silent”
Sevak Khanagyan is an author to many songs. One of the most famous ones is “Don’t keep silent”. According to the author, the song was written in an hour.
He just described the scene he had the vision of. This is a story of love, relationship. It is not an imaginary story, but has a gleam of truth.
Maybe everybody has gone through such situation. Maybe this is the true reason that the song has gained popularity from the very first audition. The song was released in 2016.
Sevak Khanagyan Song #2: “Come Back”
The song “Come Back” is all about being part of Armenia, its history. You know why? Because this is about the war in Artsakh.
All Armenians throughout the world know the value of this war because it brought freedom to Artsakh and its people.
However, the music of the song may appeal foreigners as well, even without understanding the words as it is splendid. The song was released in 2016.
It’s safe to say, that this song is probably the one that gave the judge final decision to take Sevak further to live performances. If it was not for this deep, touching lyrics and melody, maybe Sevak wouldn’t pass to live shows.
Sevak Khanagyan Song #3: Hayrenik (Fatherland)
Sevak Khanagyan writes songs in Armenian as well. “Hayrenik” is his first one. Even though far away from his motherland, he still remembers it and misses a lot.
Although, it is impossible to forget the place you were born, brought up. The song “Hayrenik” carries all thoughts and ideas about fatherland. It was released in 2016 as well. You can enjoy the song’s acoustic version here.
Sevak Khanagyan Song #4: “When We are Together”
Do you feel like dancing? Turn on Sevak’s “When we are together” and go head! Get on the dance floor!
It’s a song with taste. One can never stop admiring Sevak’s voice. This authorial song “When we are together” coming to prove it. It’s quite light and sweet song about a boy and a girl who can even conquer the world when they are together.
The music video features another famous Ukrainian Armenian – the one and only Varda. Even though Varda herself is a brilliant singer, in this music video she is the main heroine and the dancer!
The song is very dynamic. The saxophone and the pretty Varda dancing in the video make one feel like dancing as well. The song was released in 2016. Discover best tunes for dancing!
Sudden Fame of Sevak Khanagyan Back in His Fatherland
It goes without saying that Sevak Khanagyan sings incredibly beautiful. Living far away from Armenia he managed to touch the hearts of Armenians as well. However, it become possible only after the seventh season of the Ukrainian “X Factor”.
The competition brought him fame not only in Ukraine, but also out of its borders. He is famous both in Armenia, Russia and other Eastern European countries.
In Armenia, he has a huge army of fans who always stay tuned to his singing career and are ready to support him every time and everywhere. In token of gratitude, Sevak Khanagyan gave several live concerts with his band in Yerevan.
Concerts took place in Yerevan Opera house after Aram Khachaturyan and with full halls. All tickets for the concerts were sold out within a short period of time. Later, during the press conference, Sevak confessed that he was expecting love from his fans, but never as much as he was given.
In a word, the singer was fascinated by the love and support from his compatriots and they enjoyed every bit of Sevaks Khangyan’s talent! We’re sure these concerts are only the opening for the glorious career of this young and extremely talented Armenian singer.
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