His singing has brought Kristian Kostov a long way. He got to the final of The Voice Kids Russia and finished as runner-up in X Factor Bulgaria, the country which he represented in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. After a great performance Kristian and his song Beautiful Mess came in second place yet again in the final. He has been singing since the age of 6, first in musical group Neposedy and after 2011 as a solo artist. This 17-year old is already one of the most popular up-and-coming artists in Bulgaria and Russia. His voice earned him comparisons to singers like James Arthur, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.