Sergey Lazarev has confirmed that he will release a Russian version of his Eurovision entry “Scream”.
The Russian participant Sergey Lazarev has confirmed that he will be releasing a Russian version of his entry “Scream”. The singer confirmed at his press conference that a version is to be released soon for his fans in his home country.
Sergey told his social media followers yesterday that:
There are still technical issues and difficulties in shooting the number, as there is a huge amount of reflections
But added that he was excited and filled with hope from his fans.
Who is Sergey Lazarev?
Russian singer Sergey Lazarev has been singing and acting since he was ten years old, and had received his first award in music by fourteen. He represented Russia at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden, with his song “You Are The Only One”. He placed third in the grand final, and will return to the contest this year in Tel Aviv.
Russia debuted in Eurovision in 1994 and has gone on to be one of the most successful countries in the contest. Since the mid-00s Russia has had a string of strong results including their first and only victory in 2008. Dima Bilan won the contest in Belgrade, Serbia with the song “Believe” taking the contest to Moscow in the following year. In 2015 and 2016, Russia finished in 2nd and 3rd place respectively in the final.