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Nashe Radio Top 5: December 2012

Published: December 30, 2012

Nashe Radio plays popular music that isn’t quite “pop.” What’s big in Russian-language rock, rap, punk, R&B, and alternative? Nashe Radio’s all-Russian and eclectic playlist can tell you. Once a month, SRAS provides a snapshot of what’s at the top of their charts, with YouTube videos and links to our Russian music site.

On December 31, 2012, Nashe Radio announced the results of the first phase/stage of voting for nominations for their VI Annual National Rock Music Award. The following bands and songs were chosen by listeners as favorites in 2012. Full listings of all categories may be found here.


Top 5 Bands of 2012:

1. Lumen

2. Би-2

3. Король и Шут

4. Ночные Снайперы

5. Оргия праведников


Top 5 Songs of 2012:

1. “Счастье?” (“Happiness?”)—Король и Шут


2. “Дороги” (“Roads”)—Мельница


3. “Наша родина—СССР” (“Our Homeland Is the USSR”)—Оргия Праведников


4. “Осень” (“Autumn”)—Пилот


5. “Ну почему же я вру” (“Well, Why Do I Lie”)—Сурганова и Оркестр


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Josh Wilson

Josh Wilson is the Assistant Director for The School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS) and Communications Director for Alinga Consulting Group. In those capacities, he has been managing publications and informative websites covering geopolitics, history, business, economy, and politics in Eurasia since 2003. He is based in Moscow, Russia. For SRAS, he also assists in program development and leads the Home and Abroad Programs

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