Mekh at Art Piknik, Kiev, 2015
|Birth name||Artem Serhiyovych Mekh|
December 17, 1991|
Novotroyits'ke, Khersons'ka Oblast', Ukraine
|Occupation(s)||Musician, Singer, Composer|
|Instruments||Vocal, Guitar, Piano|
2010-2014 (Para Normalnyh) |
|Associated acts||Yana Solomko|
Artem Mekh (Ukrainian: Артем Мех; born in Novotroyits'ke, Khersons'ka Oblast', Ukraine) is a Ukrainian singer, musician and songwriter. He is the former lead singer of the duo, Para Normalnyh.
Mekh was born on December 17, 1991 in the village of Novotroyits'ke in Ukraine's Khersons'ka region. As a child, he was a member of the exemplary dance ensemble "Kapitoshka". He graduated from the School of Music in piano. He took part in various competitions, dance festivals and concerts. His vocal debut was in the opening of the children's contest "Mini Miss - Mini Mister Chaplinka 2003" and a song in "Dve zvezdy". In the same year, Artem became a part of the international contest "Mini Mister World 2003", which was held in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt, taking the honorary title of "Vice Mini Mister World 2003". In 2006, Mekh was enrolled in Kiev Institute of Music. In 2010, Mekh was casted and became one of the 16 participants of the Ukrainian TV show "Fabryka Zirok 3", produced by Konstantin Meladze. He took part in the tour of its superfinal, which held about 150 concerts to which Artem did not only played songs but also was the lead.
- Para Normalnyh
In August 2010, Artem received an offer from the production center "Catapult Music" to become the lead singer of Para Normalnyh. In September 2014, the band's management and Mekh officially announced the termination of cooperation within the project.
- Solo career
After Para Normalnyh, Mekh started a solo career. He released his own songs, writing in collaboration with Anton Pustovoy, including "Same ta", "Vona" and others.
- 2014 - Nas ne slomat' (with Yana Solomko)
- 2014 - Same ta
- 2014 - Vona
- 2015 - Khalepa