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Iveta Mukuchyan
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Mukuchyan in June 2017
Background
Born (1986-10-14) 14 1986 (age 33)
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Origin Hamburg, Germany
Occupation Singer, songwriter, model, actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2009–present
Associated acts Serjo, Lazzaro
Website ivetamukuchyan.com


Iveta Mukuchyan (born 14 October 1986) is an Armenian singer, songwriter, model and actress. Born in Yerevan, she moved to Hamburg, Germany in 1992. In 2009, Mukuchyan returned to Armenia and auditioned for the fourth season of talent competition Hay Superstar, where she came in fifth place. In 2012, she auditioned for the second season of The Voice of Germany. In the same year El Style magazine named her "Sexiest Armenian".

In June 2017, Mukuchyan represented Armenia at the Europa Song Contest 3 with the song "Amena" and finished in TBA place in the final.

Early life

Iveta Mukuchyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia (then part of the Soviet Union) on 14 October 1986. She went to kindergarten in Yerevan. Her family moved to Germany in 1992. She went to school in Germany and from 1998 to 2006, she attended the Catholic Sankt-Ansgar-Schule in Hamburg. She returned to Armenia in 2009 as she says by "parents' advice" and stayed in her home country despite all the difficulties she had. Mukuchyan started studying jazz-vocal at the Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. She has a sister, Marianna, who is a stylist.

Career

2009–14: Hay Superstar & The Voice of Germany

In 2009, Mukuchyan auditioned for the fourth season of talent competition Hay Superstar (Armenian version of the Pop Idol), where she came in fifth place. In 2010, Mukuchyan received the Discovery of the Year award at the Armenia Awards, which was held in Moscow, Russia.

In 2012, she participated on the second season of The Voice of Germany reality talent show. She performed Loreen's "Euphoria". She was chosen by Xavier Naidoo to be part of his team. Mukuchyan was the winning contestant from Naidoo's team in the second phase of the contest, where the participants sang "Many Rivers to Cross". In December 2012, El Style named her "Sexiest Armenian" and featured her on the magazine's cover. In the same year Mukuchyan was featured in record producer Lazzaro's single "Freak", which gained wide reaction in Armenian media. In 2014, Lazzaro released another single titled "Summer Rain", which again features vocals by Mukuchyan.

Europa Song Contest 3

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Mukuchyan performing "Amena" during a Europa rehearsal.

In June 2017, Mukuchyan released the single "Simple like a Flower", along with a music video. In the same month Public Television of Armenia announced that Mukuchyan will represent Armenia at Europa Song Contest 3 in Malmö, Sweden. The song "Amena", composed by Iveta Mukuchyan, Narek Hovsepyan and Artyom Manukyan, was announced as the Armenian entry on 14 June 2017. Mukuchyan premiered the song along with a music video on 17 June 2017.

Discography

EPs

List of extended plays with selected album details
Title Album details
IvaVerse
  • Released: December 25, 2016
  • Label: Sister Jack Records
  • Format: Digital download

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Album
"Right Way to Love" 2012 Non-album singles
"I'm falling" 2014
"Ari Yar" 2015
"Simple Like A Flower" IvaVerse
"LoveWave" 2016 Non-album singles
"Amena"

As featured artist

Title Year Album
"Freak"
(Lazzaro featuring Iveta Mukuchyan)
2012 Non-album singles
"Summer Rain"
(Lazzaro featuring Iveta Mukuchyan)
2014
"Dashterov"
(Aram MP3 featuring Iveta Mukuchyan)
2017 Non-album singles
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