Hey readers! Today we are going to talk about the music sensation of Kazakhstan – Dimash Kudaibergen. If you haven’t heard this name yet, you sure will. Dimash is turning 23 this May, and by his early twenties he has already made a name for himself in a number of international competitions and heads various musical popularity lists in China, took the prize for Asia Best Singer in the Chinese Top Music Awards, the local version of the Grammys.
Dimash was born in Aktobe to two honored artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He began studying music at the age of five when he started taking piano and vocal classes. When he was only six years old, he won the Aynalayin Republican Contest in the Piano nomination. As a teenager, Dimash had already gained extensive experience in international music contests.
However, the major popularity came to Dimash when he became a contestant in the Singer 2017 Chinese show and won the second stage of this competition. The six-round show started in January and will last till April 2017. It is an annual competition among professional singers, where the audience votes for the winner.
Dimash is very popular on social media with over 656,000 Instagram followers and hundreds of thousands of Youtube views. A video that he posted on his Instagram page illustrates his growing popularity among teenagers in China.
In one of the latest episodes of the Singer 2017 show, Dimash performed the Kazakh song “Daydidau.”
There you go readers! Now you know about the rising star of the Kazakh pop music, Dimash Kudaibergen. Let’s wish him the best of luck at Singer 2017 and more victories in his career!
Sources: wikipedia, rferl.org, laht.com