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Katya Lel

Katya Lel
Ekaterina Lel (stage name Katya Lel, maiden name Katya Chuprinina) was born on September 20, 1974 in Nalchik.
Ekaterina is a Russian singer, author of some songs.
In Moscow, she won “Music Start – 94?contest. Katya Lel is a multiple winner of the “Silver Disc”, “Best Duo of the Year”, “Bomb of the Year” awards, multiple winner of “Song of the Year”. In 2006 she released a new album “Kruchy Verchy” where Katya was the author and composer of six songs, as well as the producer of the album.
Katya gives charity concerts in hospitals and orphanages for disabled children.
On April 14, 2008 she was awarded the title “People’s Artist of the Chechen Republic”, and on September 20, 2009 the title “People’s Artist of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic”.

Most important men in Katya’s career and personal life.

In 1994 Katya came to Moscow from her hometown with a purpose to become famous . The first who noticed her , was Lev Leshchenko . They met during one of the song contests in which Katya participated and won it. Then the famous man invited her to work in his songs theater. The singer calls him “the godfather on the stage”. Familiarity with Leshchenko opened the way for long-awaited glory. Lev also introduced her to Alexander Volkov , who became Katya’s producer and boyfriend.

Lev Leshchenko

Lev Leshchenko

In 2002, Katya met one of the most successful and fashionable producers Maxim Fadeev . Their meeting and further cooperation became the springboard for singer’s fame. Unpretentious songs “My marmalade”, “Musi -Pusey “ became hits and soon made Lel a recognizable star. She changed her image from romantic to more audacious. Also at that time the singer was nominated for a huge number of music awards, some of which she has received. In 2004 was recorded the album “Jaga-Jaga”, that became platinum.

Maxim Fadeev

Maxim Fadeev

Businessman Igor Kuznetsov became the first Katya’s husband. 15 days after they met Igor offered the singer to marry him, but she agreed only in 3 years . They married in October 2008. On April 8, 2009 Katya gave birth to a daughter Emilia Kuznetsova.

Katya and her husband Igor Kuznetsov

Katya and her husband Igor Kuznetsov

K. Lel – beautiful Russian singer

Katya Lel

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