In response to these endless accusations Bilan turned to bloggers in Instagram: “don’t want to gain weight, it is easier to move, and the artist needs to starve!
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The month of May was not only marked by his mesmerizing Eurovision performance, but also by the release of his fourth album at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
Among the audience in the Hall (to whom, by the way, tickets were distributed for free) were residents of children's homes and children with disabilities.Also, Philip Kirkorov brought his children to the show. Receiving the Prize for the video, Dima came on stage with Nika, the little heroine of the video clip, and gave a very touching speech. A recording from the television show « » (Phantom Of The Opera)," in which Dima took part with great distinction a few years ago was used. "Snob" magazine published the “long-list” of its project "Made in Russia-2016"; Dima Bilan received a nomination for best actor in respect of his role in the film "“ (The Heritage Of Love), on a par in terms of talent and skill, with such stars of the world of acting as Konstantin Khabensky and Vladimir Mashkov.The live performance of the song " " (Don’t Be Silent) also made a great impression on the audience, the number came across beautiful, haunting and spectacular. In late July Dima Bilan, together with his show business colleague and «» (The Voice) co-coach, singer Polina Gagarina, participated in the Olympic Torch Relay in Rio.Dima’s winning entry also featured Olympic and World Figure Skating champion Evgeny Plushenko and Hungarian violin virtuoso Edvin Marton playing on a Stradivarius violin dating from 1697.Only a few days later Dima started the Eurovision Winner’s Tour on May 27.In just one week he managed to travel to nine European countries – Finland, Sweden, Norway, Ireland, UK, Germany, Belgium, France and San-Marino.Accompanied by Edvin Marton, Dima toured Europe giving many performances and interviews.Russia’s Dima Bilan won Eurovision in 2008 with his R&B ballad “Believe”.Slovakia’s Kristina Pelakova crashed out of the semi-finals in 2010 with her ethno-folk number “Horehronie”.and became the first Russian artist in the history of Eurovision to take the big prize back to Moscow.This victory made Dima only the fifth artist (after Lys Assia, Gigliola Cinquetti, Linda Martin and Elisabeth Andreassen) in the history of the contest to be both winner and runner-up and the first male performer to do so.