Russia 2019: Sergey Lazarev

Sergey Lazarev from Russia releases Russian version of 'Scream'

The Russian 2019 Eurovision Song Contest entry now released in their native language

The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest representative, Sergey Lazarev, had confirmed that a Russian version of his entry "Scream" was recorded. The song premiered this week during a live performance given by Sergey himself on Russia Day (National Day).

As from today, "KRIK" (the Russian title of Scream) has been released on all music platforms.

About Sergey Lazarev

Sergey Lazarev is Russian singer, dancer and actor. He is most famous for his singing career, when he rose to fame as a member of the group Smash!!. The group broke up in 2006. Since then Lazarev has pursued a solo career and tried to represent Russia in 2008 with the song "Flyer". He was internally chosen both in 2016 and 2019 with the songs "You Are The Only One" and "Scream". He ended up 3rd on both occasions. To date, Sergey released 6 studio albums, 2 compilation albums and 2 remix EPs. He is currently on tour titled the "N Tour".

Russia in Eurovision Song Contest

Russia 2019: Sergey Lazarev - "Scream"

Since 1994 Russia has participated 22 times in Eurovision Song Contest. They won the contest in 2008 with the song "Believe" performed by Dima Bilan.

Russia 2019: Sergey Lazarev - "Scream"

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

About the author: Steven Spiteri (Malta)

authorSteven has been a huge Eurovision fan since 1995. He comes from a small town called Birkirkara located in Malta and graduated in Business & Administration. Steven follows all the national finals and Eurovision Song Contests every year especially Melodifestivalen and Eesti Laul. He has an endless list of favorites but the all time favorite entry would be Italy's 2016 entry "Nessun grado di separazione" by Francesca Michielin whilst Lisbon 2018 is his favorite Eurovision edition.

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