Nyusha – Russian singer
A young but already well-known Russian singer Nyusha was born on August 15, 1990 in Moscow in a family of musicians. Her real name is Anna Shurochkina. Her father, Vladimir Shurochkin was a member of the famous Soviet band Laskovyi Mai (Tender May) and then he became the producer of his own daughter. Her mother, Irina Shurochkina sang in a rock band in her youth. When Anna was two years old, her parents divorced, but father and daughter spent a lot of time together.
Anna was involved in Muay Thai Kickboxing. At the age of nine the girl joined a children’s dance theater “Daisy”.
Her half-sister Maria is a World, European and Russian champion in junior synchronized swimming. She also has a younger brother Ivan Shurochkin.
At the age of eight the future singer wrote her first song Night. It’s noteworthy that it was in English.
11-year-old girl sang in the group “Grizzly” and toured in Russia and even in Germany.
After the show in Cologne the singer was asked about her native country, and everybody was surprised that the girl was from Russia, because her English was perfect.
The father wrote few songs special for 12 –year-old daughter. The singer doesn’t have a special musical education.
At the age of 17 Anna changed her name and officially became Nyusha.
In 2007, she became the winner of the TV contest “STS lights stars”.
A year later, Nyusha became the seventh at the international competition New Wave in Jurmala and recorded the final soundtrack of the main character in the dubbing of the film “Enchanted” by Walt Disney Pictures.
In 2009, the singer became the winner of “Song of the Year” award.
In 2010, the girl was nominated as the Breakthrough of the Year by Muz TV.
In 2011, Anna sang the song Plus Pres (We Can Make it Right) in a duet with Frenchman Gilles Luka.
At the European awards ceremony, MTV EMA 2011, she was voted the Best Russian Artist.
Nyusha is not only the singer, but also an actress. She starred in Rango, Univer, she voiced Smurfette in the movie The Smurfs and one of the main characters, Eep in the comedy film The Croods.
In 2013, the singer paired with Maxim Shabalin took part in the TV show Ice Age on the First Channel.
It is known that the singer had an affair with rapper ST, Aristarchus Venecia and Alexander Radulov, who played the main character in her music video for the song “It hurts”.