I had reached a point in my life where I had to be practical and prepare for my future in the 'real world'".Fedorov was born in Yalta, Soviet Union (now in Ukraine), to Vladimir and Nataliya Fedorov.Underwood was born on March 10, 1983 in Checotah, Oklahoma. She began singing in church at an early age, and as she grew older her mother would drive her to talent shows and local events to perform.A local admirer arranged for her to go to Nashville when she was 14 to audition for Capitol Records.Barry Manilow is out with a live video for ‘Bring On Tomorrow’, taken from the veteran pop a rtist’s first original album in 10 years, ’15 Minutes’, set to be released on June 14th on Stiletto Entertainment.The guitar-driven pop album explores the perils and pinnacles of fame’s double-edged sword.“Fame and success are something we all strive for, and yet when we get it how do we behave?“It happens in every walk of life, not only in the entertainment field; in sports, in politics and in daily life when the assistant manager gets promoted at the grocery store.It’s something that continues to fascinate us, and for me it represented an interesting musical journey to explore.”The video at You Tube has since been removed.
In my world of entertainment, I’ve watched perfectly decent and talented people achieve the success they’ve been striving for only to crash and burn as their star rises,” explained Manilow.
He, his parents, and his older brother Denis moved to the United States in 1994.
He had a tracheotomy as a toddler due to a birth defect in his windpipe, from which a scar is still visible.
It was considered one of his best along with his performances of Celine Dion's "I Surrender" and Paul Young's "Everytime You Go Away".
Although he finished in fourth place on American Idol, polls on the American Idol website after the fact showed Fedorov to be the second-most popular contestant of the season, behind only the winner, Carrie Underwood.