Max Barskikh is a popular Ukrainian singer who has recorded many songs and videos, which has a huge number of fans in Ukraine and abroad.
He was born on March 8, 1990 in the city of Kherson, Ukraine. Your real name is Nikolay Bortnik. After the guy finished school, he moved to Kiev. Here he goes to the Kiev academy of pop art. His specialty was vocals.
In 2008, participates in the casting “Star Factory – 2” and falls into the number of participants in the project. At that time, the producer was Natalia Mogilevskaya, which later will play an important role in the life of a beginner artist. Participating in the casting, Max performs a cover version of the song Britney Spears and R. Kelly. Then he leaves the project of his own free will.
In 2010, he became one of the participants of the “Fabrica. Superfinal”, where he performed his new song, which was called “Student”. In the same year, MTV Europe Music Awards named him the best artist.
In 2011, Barskih first starred in a 3D video for the song “I Lose You”. The director was Alan Badoev. This video is well known in Russia and received the “EuroHeat TOP-40” award. Further, Max performs in Moscow and is becoming more popular.
August 9, 2011 Max Barskikh received a crystal microphone and was recognized as the best singer of the year.
August 16 of the same year there is a video for the song “Eyes – killers”. His premiere took place in the Russian capital.
In 2012, participated in the qualifying round for Eurovision, but took second place.
On May 3, 2012 there is his album called “Z. Dance”, all songs of which are in English.
March 8, 2013 is the new single of the singer. Its name is “According to Freud”, also called the album. He was severely criticized by Nikolai Fandeyev, who said that the entire album of the singer reminded one depressive melody that causes negative feelings.
Critics argue that the best Max Barskikh performs songs in Ukrainian, the most popular are the songs “Lullaby” and “Heaven”.
The life of the singer is filled with scandalous stories and various kinds of situations. The first scandal was in 2010, when the erotic photos of the guy leaked to the press. Then right on the stage he confessed his love to Svetlana Loboda.
In 2014, began a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Maria Romanova.