Dima Bilan among the current top 5!

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 70 views

Dima Bilan, one of Russia's most famous and established singers, is competing for the Best European Act at the forthcoming MTV Europe Music Awards, scheduled to be held in Berlin on the 5th of November. The Russian artist is currently ranking among the top 5 most voted artists in the online voting. Dima Bilan has represented Russia on 2 occassions at the Eurovision Song Contest, having won the competition in 2008 with the song Believe.

Dima Bilan has gained fame, name and glory in Russia and neighbouring countries in the last 5 years. He represented Russia at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Never let you go, which narrowly missed out on the grand prix, to Finland's Hard rock hallelujah. Dima since then has enjoyed massive success on home ground and in Eastern Europe. In 2008 he decided to represent Russia again at the Eurovision SongContest in Belgrade with the song Believe, and captured the Europeans to believe in him and award him the 1st prize. Dima brought the much loved Eurovision Song Contest to Moscow in 2009.

Many of his songs have become massive hits both in Russia and in neighbouring countries. He has achieved many national awards thanks to his vocal skills and performances. Songs like Lady Flame, Believe, Never let you go, Number one fan, Lady, Lonely, Vremia Reka and Changes have all enjoyed massive success.

Dima will be competing with another Eurovision Song Contest winner at the MTV Europe Music Awards, none other than Helena Paparizou. The 2009 MTV Europe Awards will be held in Berlin on the 5th of November and will be aired live.

Below you can listen to some Dima Bilan's songs.

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Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani

Head of International Relations & Communications

Sanjay (Sergio) joined esctoday.com in December 2006 as an editor. He was appointed as the Head of Press of ESCToday.com in 2011. Hereafter in 2016 he was promoted as the Head of International Relations & Communications at ESCToday. Sergio has covered the Eurovision Song Contest live 19 times since 2000, having worked for several international magazines and media outlets.