Taisia Povaliy is a Ukrainian singer and actress popular predominantly in Ukraine and Russia. Following the 2014 Ukrainian revolution Povaliy moved to Russia. In 2015 Ukrainian parliament made a decree to remove her as Ukrainian National Singer because she does concerts in Russia.
She started her career of singer in 1985. In 1993, she won the Grand Prix at the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, Belarus. Since then she had won many awards.
In 1995, she released her first album. The next year she was awarded the honorary title of Merited Artist of Ukraine. In 1997, she was awarded the title of People's Artist of Ukraine. In 1998, she was awarded the Order of Saint Nicholas Thaumaturgus.
Povaliy was a candidate for Party of Regions at the October 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election; placed second on the party list She was elected into parliament. She left the Party of Regions parliamentarian faction on 3 June 2014. Povaliy did not participate in the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election.
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