The quantity of music projects in modern Russia is enormous.
Russian pop music is well developed and enjoys mainstream success via pop music media and various radio stations.
A number of pop artists broke through in the last decades. The Russian duet t.A.T.u is the most successful Russian pop band of its time.
Other is Dima Bilan, the Eurovision 2008 winner, as well as Philipp Kirkorov, Vitas, Alsou. Music producers like Igor Krutoy, Maxim Fadeev, Ivan Shapovalov, Igor Matvienko, and Konstantin Meladze control a major share of Russia's pop music market.
Many singers from Soviet times, such as: Sofia Rotaru, Alla Pugacheva, Yuri Antonov remain popular to this day.
Dima Bilan represented Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 with Never Let You Go. Also he won the title of Best Russian Act at the MTV Europien Music Awards 2005 held in Lisbon, Portugal. Learn More