Lately there is a phenomenon that is growing larger and larger every day. With the wider spread of Youtube and social media we are frequently encountering talented Armenians around the globe that are taking part in international reality television singing competitions. Gilbert Simon in Star Academy Lebanon, ALbert Boyadjian in X-Factor Arabia, Yuri Melikov in The Voice Greece and The Voice Russia, Hovig Demirdjian (who this year will represent Cyprus in Eurovision 2017)The Voice Greece and many more.
In the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest some of us were introduced for the first time to an artist of Armenian origin, named Jamala the Ukrainian contestant AKA Susanna Jamaladinova, born in Osh, Kirghiz SSR, to a Crimean Tatar father and an Armenian mother.
This year Jamala, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, has joined The Voice Ukraine Judging Panel. During the announcement, she confessed that she loves to hear unique vocal timbres and artists that have compelling stories behind them. Will she discover a new star in Ukraine?
Apparently she has already found her voice. As one participant made her cry during the blind auditions with the famous Armenian song “Sareri Hovin Mernem”. The lucky participants is Lusine Kocharyan who chose Jamala to be her coach on her journey to fame.
To follow Lusine Kocharyan please like her page here.
And meanwhile follow Hovig Demirdjian’s news at Eurovision 2017 competition.