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Vladimir Presnyakov

Vladimir Presnyakov


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Vladimir Vladimirovich Presnyakov (also known as Vladimir Presnyakov Jr., born March 29, 1968, Sverdlovsk, now Yekaterinburg) — Soviet and Russian pop singer, keyboardist, composer, arranger, break dancer and actor.


Born in Sverdlovsk (Now in Yekaterinburg) on March 29, 1968 in the family of musicians Vladimir Petrovich and Elena Petrovna Presnyakov, future soloists of the VIA "Gems".

Formation and beginning of a musical career

At the age of 11 he composed his first song, from the age of 12 he sang in the choir of the Elokhov Church in Moscow, at 13 he performed with the group “Cruise”, performing his own songs “Old Tale”, “Red Book”, “Cat” . He began his solo career at the age of 15, in the TV show — restaurant variety show Laima Vaikule. Studied at the Choir School named after. Sveshnikova, later — at the conducting and choral department of the school named after. October Revolution.

Flourishing, creative biography

The popularity of Presnyakov Jr. was brought to him by the film “Above the Rainbow” (1986). He also starred in the films “She with a broom, he in a black hat” (1987), "The Island of Lost Ships" (1989).

In the final TASS hit parade for 1989, in the “Soloists” column he finished in 4th place with 12,995 votes. His song "Touchy" in the same chart it took 17th place (2257 votes).

Artur Gasparyan in one of the rooms of Moskovsky Komsomolets wrote at that time:

«Undoubtedly, the appearance of Presnyakov Jr. on the Soviet pop scene was a moment of revelation. Like Robertino Loretti a quarter of a century ago in Italy, Presnyakov was our first artist from the now proliferating generation of youth and teenagers on the stage.”

From 1987 to 1994 he worked at the Alla Pugacheva Song Theater.

In 1989, in Monte Carlo, he received the “Golden Key” as an artist whose audio recordings have sold millions of copies around the world, and have sold the largest number of copies in these countries.

In the late 1980s, he formed the “Captain” group.

In 1992 and 1993, he held the palm in the “Singer of the Year” nomination, according to the “Soundtrack” version.

In 1994, he performed a song and released a video with Kristina Orbakaite, “All they need is love.” In 1995, the “Castle of Rain” concert program, sold out at the Olimpiysky Sports Complex, was recognized as the best show of the year [source not specified 1933 days].

In 2002 (shown in 2003) he won the TV show “The Last Hero” 3: Stay alive.

In 1996 he received the Golden Gramophone award. for the song “Lie to Me.” In 1997, he became a laureate of the Song of the Year festival as the author of the song “But that’s not enough,” written for Philip Kirkorov. In 2003, he starred in the video for the song “Bird of Migratory”, but did not sing a duet, but could have sung together with Kristina Orbakaite when she performed this song. However, in 2005, he solo recorded a male version of this song. In 2004, in April, a grandiose show took place at the State Kremlin Palace, called “Back to the Future”. In 2006, in a duet with Leonid Agutin, he received the Golden Gramophone. for the song "Airports". From September 6, 2014 to November 22, 2014, he was a member of the jury of the show “I want to go to Meladze.” on the NTV channel From September 13, 2015 to January 2, 2016, he was a member of the jury of the second season of “Main Stage” on the TV channel "Russia-1" . In 2015, together with his son from his first marriage, Nikita Presnyakov, he performed a song and the video “The Heart Takes No Prisoners” was released. And on November 21, 2015, in a duet with Natalya Podolskaya, she took part in the 20th anniversary ceremony of the Golden Gramophone music award, with the song “Kisslord”. In 2018, he received the Golden Gramophone for the song “Listening to Silence,” which lasted 24 weeks in the country’s most prestigious hit parade. In the same year he gives a big anniversary concert at Moscow Crocus City Hall, on the occasion of his fiftieth birthday. In 2019, according to the music channel RU TV, he was recognized as artist of the year. In the same year he received a golden gramophone for the song “You are the only one I have.”

In his youth, he sang songs in a characteristic, easily recognizable falsetto; with age, his voice became rougher. Also, the early Presnyakov became famous as a dancer and popularizer of breakdancing.