Artsvik

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Artsvik
Artsvik Red Carpet Kyiv 2017.jpg
Artsvik during Eurovision Song Contest 2017 opening ceremony
Background information
Birth name Artsvik Harutyunyan
Born (1984-10-21) 21 October 1984 (age 33)
Kapan, Armenian SSR, USSR
Origin Moscow, Russia
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active 2013–present

Artsvik Harutyunyan (Armenian: Արծվիկ Հարությունյան IPA: [ɑɾtsˈvik hɑɾutʰjunˈjɑn]; Russian: Арцвик Арутюнян; born 21 October 1984), better known as simply Artsvik, is a Russian-Armenian singer and songwriter. She represented Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song "Fly with Me" finishing in 18th place.[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

Early life[edit]

Artsvik was born on 21 October 1984 in Kapan. When she was five years old, the family left Armenia for Russia, settling in Moscow. After graduating from high school, Artsvik studied to become a speech therapist at Moscow State Pedagogical University.[3]

2013: Golos[edit]

In 2013, Artsvik became a contestant on season two of Golos, the Russian version of The Voice. While on the show, she was a member of Team Pelageya. Artsvik was eliminated in the battle rounds.

2016–present: Eurovision Song Contest 2017[edit]

In 2016, Artsvik was announced as a participant in Depi Evratesil, the Armenian national selection to find their entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[4][5] During her time on the show, she was a member of Essaï Altounian's team.[6] She was announced the winner on 24 December 2016, and represented Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song "Fly with Me".[7] Her single was ranked 172nd on iTunes in Norway.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"Why" 2014 Non-album singles
"No Fear"
"I Say Yes" 2015
"Fly with Me" 2017
"Mna Du"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Granger, Anthony (24 December 2016). "Armenia: Artsvik will represent Armenia at Eurovision 2017". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Granger, Anthony (10 February 2017). "Armenia: Artsvik's song selection begins in Yerevan". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 16 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Armenia's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017". Eurovision Armenia. Archived from the original on 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018. 
  4. ^ Brey, Marco (1 July 2016). "Armenia launches ambitious search for Eurovision 2017 act". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 28 February 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Armenia unveils 'Dream Team' for 2017". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. 22 August 2016. Archived from the original on 19 February 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  6. ^ wiwibloggs (11 December 2016). "DEPI EVRATESIL: LUCY AND VAHE ELIMINATED IN FIRST LIVE SHOW". wiwibloggs. Archived from the original on 3 June 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 
  7. ^ Granger, Anthony (24 December 2016). "Armenia: Artsvik will represent Armenia at Eurovision 2017". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Iveta Mukuchyan
with "LoveWave"
Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2017
Succeeded by
Sevak Khanagyan
with "Qami"