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The All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion annually publishes the results of research on the choice by Russians of the best pop singers and actors of the outgoing year. In 2022, the leaders among pop singers are the same as a year ago.
VTsIOM reports that, according to Russians, the best singer of 2022 is Oleg Gazmanov, 14% of respondents voted for him. In second place is SHAMAN (13%), “bronze” – Nikolai Baskov (9%). A newcomer to the list of the most popular singers among the people is SHAMAN, aka Yaroslav Dronov, who made a powerful statement about himself this year and has already managed to travel around the country with a concert tour. Dronov’s hits are known by heart by both adults and children. All the leaders are singers with a patriotic stance, supporting the SVO, these artists perform in front of our military personnel and at the same time gather full houses throughout the country.
VTsIOM reports that, according to Russians, the best singer of 2022 is Oleg Gazmanov, 14% of respondents voted for him.
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Interestingly, how musical preferences are influenced by the age and gender of listeners. For example, Oleg Gazmanov was more often called the best performer by men and people over 60 years old. And SHAMAN is most often the idol of women and people aged 35 to 59 years.
The best singer for the third year in a row Polina Gagarina, women under 45 give the most votes for her. In second place is the popularity of Alla Pugacheva, accumulated by songs of previous years, and in third place is Valery.
Among the best actors of 2022, the places were distributed as follows: Sergey Bezrukov (11%), Konstantin Khabensky (9%), Vladimir Mashkov and Sergey Burunov (7% each). The name of Sergei Bezrukov often sounded from Russians from different demographic groups, but for Konstantin Khabensky there are many young people – from 25 to 44 years old.
Three of the best actresses-2022: Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Svetlana Khodchenkova and Ekaterina Klimova.