Emin performing during the Eurovision 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan
|Birth name||Emin Araz oglu Agalarov|
|Born||12 December 1979|
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
|Origin||Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan|
|Labels||Saffron Music UK|
Emin Araz oghlu Agalarov (Azerbaijani : Emin Araz oğlu Ağalarov, Russian : Эмин Аразович Агаларов, Emin Arazovich Agalarov), is an Azerbaijani-Russian singer and businessman. He writes and performs songs in English and Russian and is widely popular in Azerbaijan and Russia.
Azerbaijani or Azeri, sometimes also Azeri Turkic or Azeri Turkish, is a term referring to two Turkic lects that are spoken primarily by the Azerbaijanis, who live mainly in Transcaucasia and Iran. North Azerbaijani and South Azerbaijani have significant differences in phonology, lexicon, morphology, syntax, and loanwords. ISO 639-3 groups the two lects as a "macrolanguage".
Russian is an East Slavic language, which is official in the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely used throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It was the de facto language of the Soviet Union until its dissolution on 25 December 1991. Although, nowadays, nearly three decades after the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russian is used in official capacity or in public life in all the post-Soviet nation-states, as well as in Israel and Mongolia, the rise of state-specific varieties of this language tends to be strongly denied in Russia, in line with the Russian World ideology.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and eventually became a global lingua franca. It is named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Great Britain that later took their name, as England. Both names derive from Anglia, a peninsula in the Baltic Sea. The language is closely related to Frisian and Low Saxon, and its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse, and to a greater extent by Latin and French.
Emin Arasovich Agalarov was born in Baku, Azerbaijan. He is the son of Azerbaijani-Russian oligarch Aras Agalarov, head of the Crocus Group [ citation needed ]. Emin's father is Muslim and his mother has Russian and Jewish roots. He considers himself a Muslim. His family moved to Moscow when Emin was four years old. When he was 13, his parents sent him to a school in Switzerland. Agalarov moved to Tenafly, New Jersey in 1994 and graduated from Tenafly High School in 1997. He graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in New York.
Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level. Baku lies on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, alongside the Bay of Baku. At the beginning of 2009, Baku's urban population was estimated at just over 2,000,000 people. Officially, about 25 percent of all inhabitants of the country live in Baku's metropolitan area. Baku is the sole metropolis in Azerbaijan.
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When he came back to Moscow in 2001, he was named as Commercial Director of Crocus Group. In 2012, he was promoted to Vice President of Crocus Group. Since 2014, he has held the position of Executive Vice President of Crocus Group. As part of his responsibilities, Emin Agalarov oversees the following ventures:
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Agalarov's interest in music began in high school whilst in the United States. After graduating from high school, he returned to Russia, where he continued to write songs. In 2005 he began working with his vocal and music teacher, the Azerbaijani singer Muslim Magomayev, to whom he pays tribute in his concerts.
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In 2006 Emin gained attention for his debut studio album Still which in the first six months sold 70,000 copies in Russia and an additional 30,000 copies in CIS countries.
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He then released an album per year: Incredible in 2007, Obsession (a set of classic Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley songs) in 2008;and in 2009, Devotion. Each of these albums was supported by concerts in Moscow and Baku.
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In 2010 he relocated to London, to work with producer Brian Rawling and to focus on the UK music market. Emin's album Wonder was released in Russia and CIS in November 2010 and in the UK on 21 March 2011. The song "Heart Keeps Beating" was the first single in Russia from his second album After the Thunder and received good radio airplay on Russian Radio in 2012.
Emin's first single from his 2012 album After The Thunder was the song "Baby Get Higher" written by David Sneddon, Graham Stack, Mark Read and was added to the BBC Radio 2 A-List in April 2012.
On May 26, 2012, Emin was the local interval act during intermission on the Eurovision Song Contest that was held in his hometown of Baku. During the break, Emin performed "Never Enough", a track taken from the album After the Thunder.
Agalarov was the opening act for Jennifer Lopez's September 23, 2012, concert in Baku.
On November 9, 2013, Emin performed at Miss Universe 2013 held in Moscow in the evening gown competition section.[ citation needed ]
Agalarov performed "In Another Life" in a music video with Donald Trump and Miss Universe 2013 contestants.Contestants were required to appear in the video without pay.
In May 2014, Emin won the award for Best-selling Azerbaijan Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards. [ citation needed ]In 2016, Emin Agalarov became the organizer and producer of Zhara (ЖАРА) Music Festival that will be hosted annually at Sea Breeze, in his hometown Baku.
In January 2013, Agalarov and his father visited Las Vegas, Nevada, after Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, announced at Miss Universe 2012 that the next competition would be hosted at Crocus City Hall, owned by Emin's father Aras, in Moscow.
In November 2013, Agalarov's father hosted Miss Universe 2013 at his Crocus City Hall in Moscow.Agalarov performed during the evening gown competition section. He also made a music video with Trump and the contestants. Contestants were required to appear in the video without pay. Agalarov reportedly "offered to send prostitutes to Trump's hotel room" during Trump's trip to Moscow, "but the repeated offers were rejected by Keith Schiller, Trump's longtime bodyguard."
Herman Gref, who runs Sberbank of Russia, Agalarov and his father hosted a dinner for Trump on the night of the pageant.While in Moscow, Phil Ruffin, who is a partner in Trump International Hotel Las Vegas, and Trump met with Agalarov and his father at the Ritz-Carlton.
Agalarov and his publicist, Rob Goldstone, helped arrange the June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, and Ike Kaveladze.Goldstone wrote in an email later published by Trump Jr. that the Russian government wanted to leak damaging information on Hillary Clinton to the Trump campaign.
Emin Agalarov is the son of Aras Agalarov, an Azerbaijani-Russian billionaire,and was married to Leyla Aliyeva, the daughter of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. The couple have twin sons, Ali and Mikail and a daughter Amina. They divorced in May 2015. On 14 July 2018 Agalarov married for the second time. His partner is the former model and businesswoman Alyona Gavrilova (born in 1987), with whom he was dating since 2016.
|2012||After the Thunder|
|2015||The Falling 8|
|2016||Love is a Deadly Game|
|2017||Прости, моя любовь|
|2018||Неба не боялись|
|2013||Love in Vegas||Himself|
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Russian pop star Emin Agalarov wore black leather, drove a souped-up moped and wanted to be the next Elvis Presley, having spent his teenage years living large and dreaming big on the streets of his adopted hometown, Tenafly. Twenty years after graduating from Tenafly High School, the Russian crooner this week hit it really big.... Emin Agalarov as a senior in Tenafly High School's 1997 yearbook.
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