Elizaveta Valdemarovna Ivantsiv, known professionally as Yolka, is a Ukrainian and Russian singer, songwriter, recording artist, presenter and actress.
Raised in Uzhhorod, she started her musical career with R&B band. After that she signed to the label 100PRO and producer Vlad Valov and released her debut album City of Deception, which included major hits "Girl in Peugeot" and "High Spirits" as for as album was proved a success. Afterwards Yolka released albums Shadows and This Gorgeous World in collaboration with Valov, which was unsuccessful.
Since 2010 to 2012 she was a judge in Ukrainian version of popular show The X Factor. Yolka's breakthrough came after the viral success of her single "Provence" in 2011. She was nominated in three categories at the annual Muz-TV Music Awards 2011. Her fourth studio album Points Are Collocated was released in 2012 and received widespread critical acclaim. Several Russian critics called it 2012's best album. Also magazines such as Afisha, Time Out and Interview included Points Are Collocated on their year-end top lists.
Yolka is fourthly received Golden Gramophone Award; she was nominated for MTV's Russia Music Awards.
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