Korolova, one of the top Ukrainian DJs and producers, continues to grow her international and loyal fan base on her Youtube, Instagram, and TikTok channels. After over a decade in the industry, her songs are now being released in partnership with some of the world’s top labels, including AFTR:HRS, Get Physical, and Zehn.
Check out the ten interesting facts about this talented artist below.
1. She is Ukrainian.
Last year, Korolova spoke about her Ukrainian roots in an interview with us. To support her country during the Russian invasion, she continues to collect donations via her YouTube channel. All funds go to trusted volunteers in the cities that are most impacted. She even shares a donation page she created to help build a shelter for the country’s homeless animals.
2. She detailed fleeing her home after the Russian invasion.
In a feature with BBC, Korolova detailed how she fled her home with her family (dog included) at the start of the war. She shared how she drove for hours from her home in Chernihiv, Ukraine to Poland, where she performed that same night. Instead of performing her usual setlist, she played through tears music that was created by Ukrainian artists. She described the performance as “the hardest set” of her life.
3. She started playing music when she was six years old.
Korolova started her musical journey playing the piano at just six years old. Naturally a creative, she also performed as a Hip-Hop dancer. However, it was in the summer of 2011 when she began her career as a DJ performing alongside Chris Jones, the vocalist of Armin Van Buuren, in a Ukrainian Crimea, at Beach Club 117.
4. She rose to fame quickly.
Despite being in the industry for over a decade, Korolova is considered a breakout star due to her skyrocketing success in the past couple of years. Within a year, she played over 100 shows across 50 countries and gained 10 million streams on Spotify, and 50 million views on YouTube. Last summer alone, she performed at 35 gigs around the world.
5. Her sets famously take her audiences on a journey.
Korolova has gained a reputation as a storyteller and for creating sets that can be described as giving electrifying energy. Through her sets, her audience can expect to experience trances, large drops, and elated chords, creating an atmosphere that cannot be forgotten.
6. She has gained the attention of some of the top DJs.
If you’re not a fan of Korolova just yet, chances are one of your favorite DJs already is. Her tracks have been played by some of the world’s most famous DJs, such as Tiesto, Pete Tong, and Vintage Culture to name a few. Additionally, she has released tracks with top artists such as Jan Blomqvist, Tube & Berger, and Franky Wah.
7. She has performed in over 50 countries.
Currently based in Portugal, Korolova often travels for performances in and outside of Europe. Some of her international highlights include performing in the biggest club in Argentina, La Estacion, as well as Space in Sharm El Sheikh, Ibiza Odessa, and Prism Hyderabad. Within the next month alone, she has shows scheduled in the USA, Brazil, and Lebanon.
8. She is active on social media.
With over half a million followers on Instagram and over a quarter of a million on her TikTok page, Korolova gives her fans regular glimpses into her daily life. Through her social channels, she showcases her upcoming tour dates, newly uploaded YouTube videos, live performances, and new releases.
9. You can watch her on YouTube.
If you’re unable to go to one of Korolova’s live performances, don’t worry. She regularly shares videos of her live performances in stunning locations on her YouTube channel. Whether she is performing in Spain, California, or Egypt, she is likely to share parts of the performance with her 500k+ Youtube subscribers. Her videos often gain millions of views.
10. She’s a mother.
When she is not on stage performing for thousands of fans, Korolova is likely spending time with her daughter, who she has previously claimed to be her biggest inspiration.
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