X factor Armenia is one of the most popular TV competitions in the country. It’s also a great platform for discovery of new and fresh talents, which is broadcasted on Shant TV channel.
Every time the X factor Armenia announces the beginning of the new season, it immediately becomes a huge event. Not only local talents audition for the X factor Armenia, but many other from all around the world.
This Armenian show is the ultimate roller coaster of emotions. It’s exciting, fun, sometimes funny and dramatic!
This means we have to share with you the top best and worst performances of X factor Armenia.
So, keep scrolling to get your today’s portion of positive vibes!
Just A Little bit of History of The X Factor Armenia
If you say that you haven’t heard of The X factor, we won’t believe you! It’s one of the highest rated musical TV programs founded by Simon Cowell.
The Armenian version of the X factor started airing in 2010 on Shant TV Channel. The coolest part of this competition is that it has no specific age limit.
The idea and goal of the X factor and Shant TV is not just fining a talented voice. The aim is to find the whole package which includes:
- The voice
- Flexibility on stage, etc.
BEST OF X FACTOR ARMENIA #1: Edgar Ghandilyan – Akhpers u Yes
The song “Akhpers u Yes” (My brother and Me) by Edgar Ghandilyan is truly one of the most touching and impressing performances throughout the history of X Factor Armenia.
He is the contestant of X-Factor Armenia Season 4 that was held in 2016-2017. Guess what? Edgar is also the winner of this Armenian TV show. His victory was pretty much expected as his songs and performances were among the best and the most successful ones throughout this show.
His mentor was beloved Armenian singer and the first participant from Armenia at Eurovision Song Contest, Andre.
By the way, X-Factor Armenia Season 4 was very special as for the first time in its history, viewers voted on the official website of Shant TV to determine which of the judges was assigned to each of the four groups.
On the special week that was dedicated to the Armenian Army Edgar Ghandilyan sang a patriotic and inspiring Armenian song, “Akhpers u Yes” dedicated to the immortal memory of Armenia’s heroes.
During his performance, the photos of fallen soldiers of the Four Day War (or April War) were demonstrated.
At the end of his performance the audience and judges accepted him with loud applauses. Everybody was so excited and emotional that had just no words to say.
BEST OF X FACTOR ARMENIA #2: Abraham Khublaryan – Hello
Abraham Khublaryan is one of the most famous and talented participants of X Factor Armenia, Season 4. Naturally he was among four finalists.
Now, after the show he is quite beloved and accomplished singer and his voice is really beyond amazing.
By the way, he has hired that talent of singing from his father, Armen Khublaryan, who he is also a popular Armenian singer.
Abraham was in Andre’s team as well and was considered to be one of the main candidates for winning this Armenian TV show.
On the first gala-concert of X Factor, when the theme of the show was love songs, he chose Adele’s Hallo. That was probably the best decision he has ever made!
One of the judges even mentioned that the performance had the highest standard and corresponded to international standards.
The fact that he was simultaneously playing the piano, became the mightiest touch for this performance and made it really magical.
Another popular performance of Abraham Khublaryan in X Factor Armenia is “Horovel”.
By the way this beautiful song is composed by the genius of Armenian music Komitas.
The way that Abraham sang this composition, illustrated even better how rich, exceptional and diverse the Armenian folk music and culture is.
BEST OF X FACTOR ARMENIA #3: Vrezh Kirakosyan – Melodrama
The winner of the first X Factor Armenia broadcasted on Shant TV in 2010-2011 was the singer with the most incredible opera voice Vrezh Kirakosyan.
And it’s just impossible to say which of his songs was the best in this Armenian TV show, because he wowed everyone literally in every single performance.
Now he has many fans that are following his career path not only in Armenia, but all over the world as well.
Vrezh has new singles and covers of popular and classic songs that have already become very well known.
One of the songs that helped to introduce the great musical abilities and skills of Vrezh Kirakosyan is Melodrama.
Among his other successful performances are Caruso, Adagio, Luna and some others.
BEST OF X FACTOR ARMENIA #4: Mane Baghdasaryan – Little Me
Although this contestant of X-Factor Armenia Season 4 didn’t manage to go far in this Armenian TV show, her audition is one of the most remarkable and memorable ones.
What’s more interesting, Mane Baghdasaryan just walked in for her audition and received loud applauses from the audience.
Born in Montreal, Canada she moved to live in Yerevan at the age of 7. And even though this 17-year-old Armenian beauty doesn’t have any musical education she managed to shock everyone with her amazing voice.
It’s just needless to note that she received four “yeses” from the judges, right? Not to mention that everybody, including the judges, stood up to clap her.
BEST OF X FACTOR ARMENIA #5: Srbuhi Sargsyan – Mamma Knows Best
The runner-up of X-Factor Armenia Season One Srbuhi Sargsyan or just Srbuk is definitely one of the most famous and remarkable female singers of this show.
She was from the team of beloved Armenian actor, musician and comedian Garik Papoyan. Now she is the most anticipated singer of many Armenian shows of Shant TV.
Although in the scopes of this Armenian TV show she sang mainly calm and romantic music, the song Mamma knows best of Jessie J demonstrated her from totally different angle.
Everybody was just surprised by her crazy energy and grace.
By the way, her latest single, called Ete karogh es (If you can) boomed Armenian show-business by its brightness, uniqueness and fun.
THE FUNNIEST AUDITIONS OF THE X FACTOR ARMENIA #1: Hovhannes Gevorgyan- Siro mej
Hovhannes Gevorgyan entered the history of this Armenian TV show and become famous with one of the most memorable and honest performances on this stage.
In fact, this 33-year-old Armenian loves rap music and especially 2Pac. No wonder that he wrote music dedicated to his love from the first sight under 2Pac’s “Changes”. It’s called “Siro Mej” (In love), already a well-known hit that is about pure and true love.
The following words from his song immediately become very famous and beloved: “You should be honest in love, you should be careful in love, in order not to destroy it.”
And even the judges couldn’t stop but singing and dancing with him during his performance. In short, he gave such a great mood and spirit to the judges and the audience that it was impossible not to remember him.
Furthermore, when two of the judges said no to him, many people criticized them and noted that he is not only a good rapper but also a good entertainer.
THE FUNNIEST AUDITIONS OF THE X FACTOR ARMENIA #2: Karen – The Way You Make Me Feel
As you can guess from the title of his song, this audition is Michael Jackson inspired! Of course, Karen is a dedicated MJ fan.
Even though it’s quite tough to sing the songs of the king of pop music, he really failed in it. But one thing is sure: he was really trying to do his best and even imitated the famous moves of Michael Jackson.
And even now, some couple of years after his performance many people still remember him as one of the worst and funniest auditions in X-Factor Armenia.
He was so hilarious that the judges asked him to sing another song from Michael Jackson and he sang Billie Jean.
THE FUNNIEST AUDITIONS OF THE X FACTOR ARMENIA #3: Shoghik Andreasyan- MY Love to You
Shoghik definitely made history in the X Factor Armenia. Surely, her purpose was not showing her unlimited talent. The only aim was to meet her idol, one of the 4 judges, Andre.
She proved herself to be his biggest fan. As she once mentioned, Andre is perfection for her and it was her biggest dream to see him.
You won’t be surprised if we say that she sang Andre’s song, will you? The song is called “My Love to You”.
Although her vocal abilities were not good enough for this song, she performed it in such an emotional and artistic manner that one of the judges asked Andre to sing that song with Shoghik Andreasyan once again.
And you know what? That was totally a dream come true moment for her.
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