The Russian singer Sergey Lazarev received a stimulus to development of his musical career due to his participation in Neposedi, one of the country’s most popular children’s musical collectives. In 2000, Sergey together with Vlad Topalov, another participant of Neposedi, created a musical duet Smash!!. Within a few years of its existence, the popularity of young performers boomed to the top of the Russian show business. The solo career of Sergey Lazarev started in 2004, and soon the singer’s fans heard his debut album Don’t Be Fake. Sergey performs most of his songs in English and strives to become popular outside Russia. In 2016, Sergey Lazarev achieved the right to represent his country at the Eurovision in Sweden.