Aleksa (singer)

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Aleksa
Native name
Александра Александровна Чвикова
Birth nameAleksandra Aleksandrovna Chvikova
Also known asАлекса
Aleksa
Born (1988-09-04) 4 September 1988 (age 31)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR,
present-day the Ukraine
OriginUkrainian
GenresPop music,
Rhythm and blues
Occupation(s)Singing
Years active2004—
Websitealexastarr.sitecity.ru

Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Chvikova, Russian: Александра Александровна Чвикова, also known as Aleksa Russian: Алекса, is singer of Ukrainian origin, a graduate of the Russian reality show Фабрика Звёзд (Star Factory). She is daughter of Ukrainian businessman.

Biography[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Aleksa was born September 4, 1988 in Donetsk. Her father Alexander Chvikov is businessman and one of the leaders of Donetsk "Energosbytprom", which manufactures building blocks. She is not named in honor of her father, but of her friends called Aleksa. This is the pseudonym she chose when I started to gain popularity. With 11 years in the future, she appeared at festivals and competitions for young talents. Parents supported her and helped her break into show business. In 2004, she came to the casting of Star Factory, where she gained fame.

Star Factory & Eurovision Song Contest[edit | hide | edit source]

In his first nomination Aleksa sang Лунная тропа (Moonlight Path), originally sung by popular singer Alsou (for the first time the song was performed by Vadim Baykov). In the second, the last nomination sang a new song Igor Hardball Где же ты (Where are you). Entering the list of finalists, Aleksa still could not take a prize.

In 2009 she participated in Russian national final with song Не думать о тебе (Do not think of you).[1] She gained 7% of all votes and placed 6th.

Activities[edit | hide | edit source]

At school, she studied externally. Parallel to this was dancing and singing, she tried herself as a model, she wrote poetry, played the piano. The result of her creative work was the debut album Воздушный поцелуй (A kiss), released in the Ukraine in 2001. In the same year came out and music video Aleksa's title song from that album.

After Star Factory she produces 3 hits: Где же ты (Where are you), Ожидание свидания (Waiting for Goodbye) and Я живу тобой (I live you) and soon disappears from the screen. One of the reasons it is called conflict producer Igor Hardball with Channel.

But in 2006, she returns to the screens in the music video for the song together with his then-boyfriend Timati Когда ты рядом (When you're around). She changed producers - Yana Rudkovskaja and Alexander Selcov.

Albums[edit | hide | edit source]

  • Воздушный поцелуй (2001)
  • Моя вендетта (2007)
  • Придуманный мир (2011)