Irina Bilyk

Irina Bilyk

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Short biography

Born in Kiev. At the age of five she started dancing. At the age of six she became a soloist of the children's ensemble "Sonechko". In 1993 she graduated from the State Musical School named after Glier (pop-vocal department). Glier (pop-vocal department).

In 1989 she took part in the festival "Chervona Ruta". A year later she took part in the creation of the group "Tsei dosch nadovgo" with the musicians of the group "Ajax" Yuri Nikitin, Georgy Uchaykin and Zhan Bolotov. In 1991 the group started cooperation with the creative agency "Rostislav-Show".

In 1992 the shooting of a professional video for the song "Lishe Yours" took place. At the same time Irina became a laureate of the international festival "Song Vernisage. New Ukrainian Wave".

In 1993 with the group "Tsei dosch nadovgo" took part in the festival "Maria" (Truskavets) and the first international festival "Slavyansky Bazar" (Vitebsk).

In 1994 she made her debut as a presenter of the New Year's TV show "New Year's Night" on the state channel UT-1.

In 1995 I.Bilyk went on a concert tour "Nova", which included the first big solo show in the National Palace "Ukraine". Some experts even call that tour the first in the history of Ukrainian popular music.

In 1996 participated in the festival "Tavrian Games". She receives the Golden Firebird award in the nominations Singer of the Year and Song of the Year (hit "So Simple"). Irina was awarded the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine.

In 1997 the singer wins the Grand Prix of the festival "Parade of Hit Parades". The composition "So Simple" is recognized as the best song of the past year. She receives the "Golden Firebird" in the nominations "Singer of the Year" and "Album of the Year" ("So Simple").

In 1998 I. Bilyk was again honored with the Golden Firebird award in the nominations Singer of the Year and Album of the Year ("Farby").

A year later at the "NOVA records awards" ceremony she wins in three nominations - Best Singer, Best Album ("Farby"), Best Video Clip ("And I'm Plivu"). Then also becomes the "face" of brands and companies: "Dirol forest berry" (company "Stimorol"), "Peugeot 206" (company "ІІta-Ukraine"), "Idea Studio" (Italy). Release of single "Vibachai".

August 2002 - festival "Yach Film" (Poland), award "Pochesny Yach" in nomination "Vidkryttya Roku".

In June, 2004 releases the first album in Russian "Love. Poison". For the first 10 days of sales the album became platinum - the realization exceeded more than 100 thousand copies.

In 2006 - victory at the award ceremony "Showbiz AWARD" in the nomination "Best Singer".

In 2007, the singer's fans cheered for her in the popular project "Dancing with the Stars - 2" on the TV channel "1+1".

Discography: "Kuvala zozulya" (1990), "Ya roskazhu" (1994), "Nova" (1995), "So Simple" (1996), "Farby" (1997), "OMA" (2000), "Kraina" (2003), "Love. Poison" (2004), mp3-collection "Forever" (2006).

Among I. Bilyk's unofficial and official spouses were Y. Nikitin (partner in the group "Tsey dosch nadovgo", now - a famous producer who "promoted" Verka Serdyuchka, projects "Aviator", "NeAngels", Arctic), model Andriy Overchuk (from her marriage with him in 1999 appeared son Gleb), choreographer and showman Dmytro Kolyadenko.

In October 2007, the singer's husband became her partner in the project "Dancing with the Stars - 2" - 22-year-old professional dancer Dmitry Dikusar.

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