Russia 2019: Sergey Lazarev's Eurovision song released: "Scream"

"Scream" is the title of the Russian song for Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The song will be performed by Sergey Lazarev who was also picked for Eurovision 2016.

Thunder and lightning – One month ago it was announced that Sergey is back! And now Sergey's song for Eurovision 2019 has been released: Scream 😱.

Russia 2019: Sergey Lazarev - "Scream"

Scream is written by Dimitris Kontopoulos and Philip Kirkorov. The stage director will again be Fokas Evaggelinos. The same team behind his fan-favourite and televoting winner You Are the Only One from Eurovision 2016.


Sergey Vyacheslavovich Lazarev (Russian: Серге́й Вячеславович Лазарев), 35, is from Moscow, Russia. He represented Russia at Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm.

Since early childhood he has trained his performance and voice for the big stage. Until his 10th birthday he made rhythmic gymnastics and sang in a children's choir. As a teenager he was a member of the band "Nepodesi" – the same band as where Yulia Volkova and Lena Katina of t.A.T.u met.

Until his 20th birthday he sang in the Pokrovsky Theatre, won the TV contest of children's gold key, participated in famous Russian TV programs and contests: "Guess the Tune", "Grasp Me", "The Morning Star", "Look Out", "The Blue Light" and "The Slaconic Bazaar". He won the first prize at "Bravo Bravissimo" in Italy in 1996, sang with the president orchestra.

A later solo career in cooperation with the British producer Brian Rawling boosted his musical career. Since 2000 he is working on two tracks of career in his life: Singing and acting. He enrolled at the theatre school of the Moscow Art Theatre and also works as an actor.

Today Lazarev is amongst the most sought after and established Russian artists in his homeland.

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Since 1994 Russia has participated 21 times in Eurovision Song Contest. They won the contest in 2008 with the song "Believe" performed by Dima Bilan.

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In 2017 the Russian singer Yulia Samoylova was denied entry to Ukraine, and therefore Russia decided to boycot Eurovision 2017. She returned for the 2018 contest in Lisbon, but for the first time, Russia didn't qualify for the Grand Final.

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