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Russia: “What If” Released

Only a few days after the announcement that the champion of “The Voice”, Dina Garipova, would be representing Russia, her song “What If” has been released.  The ballad, composed by the Swedish/Russian team of Gabriel Alares, Joakim Bjornberg and Leonid Gutkin, was broadcast on Russia’s Channel One on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry

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A voice for Russia: Dina Garipova

Russia, like over forty other nations from around the globe, has been swept up by the popularity of “The Voice”.  Originally shown in The Netherlands, the format has taken hold worldwide, from Chile to Vietnam to the United States and back again.  Over in Russia, one of the four coaches who both guides and judges the aspiring stars was none other than ESC champion Dima Bilan, who hinted all the way back in November that the winner of Golos would be prepped for Eurovision. Read the rest of this entry