By Laman Ismayilova
Russian pop-singer Vera Brezhneva gave a marvelous concert to her fans in Baku.
The spectacular show called #NUMBER1 took place at the Heydar Aliyev Palace on April 20, Trend Life reported.
For Baku audience, Brezhneva prepared an interesting and vibrant program, featuring both new and old songs.
The gala concert gave the audience a lot of positive emotions. Brezhneva warmly chatted with the audience and highly appreciated hospitality of Azerbaijani people.
"Finally my dream has come true! I have been in Baku several times and performed at various concerts and events, but for the first time I perform on such a big stage. Azerbaijan welcomed me with bright sunshine and lovely weather!" said the singer.
Each performance featured a video installation, enchanted melodies and wonderful dances. During the gala concert, the singer also shared with spectators interesting stories of her life.
In summer, Vera Brezhneva will come back in Baku. She will be a guest of the summer music festival "Zhara" scheduled for July 27-31.
For the past five years, Vera Brezhneva was awarded such prizes as "Golden gramophone", "the Best performer of the year", "Most stylish singer", "Diva of the year" and has repeatedly won in such nominations as "the Best song and video of the year".
In November 20, 2014, she became a goodwill Ambassador of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Russia and CIS countries.
In July 2007, Brezhneva decided to have a break from the band, which ended in December 2007 with the official announcement of her leaving the band.
In May 2008, Vera premiered her first single called "I Don't Play". The song was written by her former producer Konstantin Meladze. The second single Nirvana came out on 27 October 2008. Third single Ljubov "Love in the big city" was released in 2009.
Vera has also appeared in a number of Russian-language films. She played Katya in the film Love in the Big City in 2009 and its two sequels in 2010 and 2013. Most of her film work has been in romantic comedies.
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