The rating was compiled in accordance with the remoteness of the performances of the artists from the chimes in the New Year’s TV shows.
“Interlocutor” has compiled a rating of the Russian artists most in demand in the “Blue Lights” over the past years.
For the performance, broadcast 15 minutes before the chimes, the performer received three points from the publication, the half-hour interval gave two points, others received one each. In the case of a telecast duration of more than two hours, half a point was credited.
Nikolay Baskov became the leader of the rating, Philip Kirkorov took the second place, Grigory Leps got the third position.
Kristina Orbakaite, Polina Gagarina, Alexander Panayotov, Sofia Rotaru, Valery Meladze, Dima Bilan and Svetlana Loboda also entered the top 10.