Dina Garipova, Russian Adele
Dina Garipova is a Russian singer. In 2012 she became the winner of the TV show The Voice on the Channel One. Garipova is Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Dina was born on March 25, 1991 in Zelenodolsk. She began singing at the age of six at the Theatre of the song Golden Microphone.
In 1999 Dina took part in the Russian contest The Firebird (Ivanovo), in 2001 she was the winner at the Constellation-Yoldyzlyk festival. In 2005 she won the International Competition in Tartu (Estonia). In 2008 Dina together with the theater Golden Microphone participated in the international competition in France, where their musical won the Grand Prix.
In early 2010, she made a debut with her own musical group in the city competition Winter Hits and won the Grand Prix.
On December 29, 2012 Garipova won the TV show The Voice. 927 282 viewers (54.1%) voted for her. As the winner of the show Garipova signed a contract with the recording studio Universal. Journalists named her Russian Adele.
In 2013 the girl represented Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song What If, written by Swedish producers Gabriel Alares, Joakim Bjornberg in cooperation with the former bass guitarist of the band Autograph Leonid Gutkin. Russian singer took the fifth place in the competition.
Dina graduated from the Faculty of Journalism because she was going to leave the stage, but eventually returned to the music.
On October 30, 2014 at Crocus City Hall Garipova presented her debut album Two Steps to Love.
Her official site