Artist 101: Sevak Khanagyan

This guide contains everything you need to know about Russian-Armenian singer-songwriter Sevak Khanagyan.

When is his birthday?

28 July 1987

What is his most popular song?

“Qami”

What else should I know about Sevak Khanagyan?

Sevak Khanagyan is a singer-songwriter who was born in Metsavan, a village in the Lori Province of Armenia. His family moved to Kursk in Russia when he was at school, and he went on to study music in Moscow, graduating with a degree in 2014.

Over the years, Sevak has tried his luck on various music talent shows. He first appeared on Glavnaya Stsena (the Russian version of The X-Factor) in 2015 and was mentored by judge Maxim Fadeev. Sevak made it through to the quarterfinals before being eliminated. Later in the same year, Sevak auditioned for the fourth season of The Voice of Russia and managed to impress the coaches with both Basta and Polina Gagarina turning. Sevak chose to join Polina’s team and made it through to the knockout rounds before being eliminated.

In addition to this, Sevak participated in and won the seventh season of The X-Factor Ukraine in 2016. Throughout the competition, he was mentored by judge Anton Savlepov. After his win, the singer returned to his home country Armenia and joined the third season of The Voice of Armenia as a coach.

Towards the end of 2017, Sevak was announced as one of the participants of Depi Evratesil 2018, Armenia’s national selection show to select a representative for the Eurovision Song Contest. He performed his song “Qami” in the second semi-final of the contest and advanced to the final after winning the maximum number of points available. In the final of the competition, Sevak once again gained the maximum points available from both the jury and televote, winning the honour of representing Armenia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. You can see Sevak perform in the first semi-final in Lisbon on 8 May.

What are his social media links?

Instagram

Finally, don’t forget to let us know what you love about Sevak Khanagyan. Also, we now have all our entries for this years Eurovision Song Contest so let us know who your favourites are by tweeting us @CelebMix.

Written by Lynn Macgillivray

I'm Lynn - a writer, accountant and lover of all things music (especially a good boyband). Twitter: @xxitslynn
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