Who is Bulgaria’s Eurovision singer Kristian Kostov?

Everything you need to know about Bulgaria's 2017 Song Contest entrant

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Name: Kristian Kostov

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Age: 17

Twitter: @KristianKostov

Who is Bulgaria’s Eurovision singer Kristian Kostov?

Kristian Kostov is a 17-year-old singer who was born in Moscow, Russia, to a Bulgarian father and Kazakh mother. He moved to his native Bulgaria to take part in the country’s version of X Factor, finishing second in the competition in 2016.

He’s released two hit singles to date in Bulgaria, including a collaboration with rappers Pavell & Venci Venc’ on the particularly popular Vdigam Level.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGJaGfVINAo?ecver=1

While growing up in Russia he also appeared on Golos Kids (The Voice Kids), where he was mentored by former Russian Eurovision winner Dima Bilan.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DReTsZMdzhE?ecver=1

What’s Bulgaria’s Eurovision 2017 song?

The song is called Beautiful Mess and it’s been written by Borislav Milanov, Sebastian Arman, Joacim Persson,Alexander V. Blay, Alex Omar, who have written for the likes of Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, Mary J Blige and The Jonas Brothers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTFuXOEbJTY?ecver=1

 Here’s everything you need to know about the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

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Check out the full list of acts and running order for the show, starting live on BBC1 at 8pm.

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1. IMRI
Israel

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2. Kasia Moś
Poland

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3. Naviband
Belarus 

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4. Nathan Trent
Austria

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5. Artsvik
Armenia

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6. OG3NE
Netherlands

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7. Sunstroke Project
Moldova

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8. Joci Pápai
Hungary

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9. Francesco Gabbani
Italy

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10. Anja
Denmark 

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11. Salvador Sobral
Portugal

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12. Dihaj
Azerbaijan

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13. Jacques Houdek
Croatia

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14. Isaiah
Australia

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15. Demy
Greece

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16. Manel Navarro
Spain

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17. JOWST
Norway

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18. Lucie Jones
United Kingdom

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19. Hovig
Cyprus

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20. Ilinca ft. Alex Florea
Romania

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21. Levina
Germany

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22. O.Torvald
Ukraine

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23. Blanche
Belgium

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24. Robin Bengtsson
Sweden

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25. Kristian Kostov
Bulgaria

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26. Alma
France