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Sevak Hanagyan
Sevak Hanagyan
Background
Also known as Seva Khanagyan
Born (1987-07-28) 28, 1987 (age 32)
Metsavan, Armenia
Origin Moscow, Russia
Genres Pop
Occupation Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2015-present
Associated acts Maxim Fadeev, Polina Gagarina, Anton Savlepov


Sevak Khanagyan (born 28 July 1987) is a Russian-Armenian singer and songwriter. Khanagyan came to prominence while competing in season four of The Voice of Russia in 2015, and he later won season seven of X-Factr Ukraine the following year. He has been a coach on The Voice of Armenia since its fourth season in 2017. Khanagyan represented Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 with the song "Qami" (Wind).

Early life

Khanagyan was born on 28 July 1987 in Metsavan, a village in the Lori Province. When he was in seventh grade, his family left Armenia and moved to Kursk in Russia. He went on to study music in Moscow, and graduated with a degree in 2014.

Career

2015–2017: Beginnings and X-Factor Ukraine

In 2015, Khanagyan competed in the first season of Glavnaya Stsena, the Russian version of The X Factor. He was mentored by Maxim Fadeev, but was eliminated in the quarter-finals. Later that year he began participating in season four of The Voice of Russia. He joined the team of Polina Gagarina but was eliminated in the knockout rounds. The following year, Khanagyan left Russia to compete in season seven of X-Factor Ukraine. Throughout the show, he was mentored by Anton Savlepov and went on to win the competition. Following his success on X-Factor Ukraine, Khanagyan returned to his home country Armenia and became a coach on the third season of The Voice of Armenia.

Europa Song Contest

Armenian broadcaster (ARMTV) announce on 21 May 2017 that Armenia will represented by Sevak Hanagyan featuring an Armenian singer Gaya Arzumanyan with the song "Ayayi Erkir Artsakh" in Odenberg, Germany.

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