The names of the winners were announced on December 5 at the award ceremony in Moscow’s Grand Kremlin Palace. Dimash was nominated for “Best Classical Vocal Solo ” with song “Olimpico”, previously the singer announced it on his Instagram page. Among other contenders for nomination were such artists as Ildar Abdrazakov, Aida Garifullina, Khibla Gertsmava, Anna Netrebko and Olga Peretyatko.
At the end of the year the best musicians, poets, performers, producers, journalists, music critics and the leaders of large media holdings are given the “Victoria” award. The names of the winners in 15 categories were announced on December 5 at a solemn ceremony at Grand Kremlin Palace.