Islam Satyrov has announced that work has begun on his debut album, with the album planned to be released in the Spring.

Islam Satyrov who was due to represent Stavropol Krai at the Turkvision Song Contest 2015 has announced work has begun on his debut album. The young Nogai singer stated that work has resumed on the album, with it being planned for release in the Spring of 2017. Once the album has released Islam plans to give a number of concerts, the dates and locations of which have not yet been announced.

The talented singer had been selected to represent Stavropol Krai on their debut in the Turkvision Song Contest in 2015. At the time Islam spoke of his pride in representing the Nogai people at the contest, on stage in Istanbul he had planned to be joined by his two brother as he performed the song “Tuvgan erym” (Native Land). Islam was forced to withdraw from the contest following breakdown in the foreign relations between the Russian Federation and Turkey.

To date this year Islam has released a number of new singles, with interest growing in the Nogai performers songs and performances. The latest single release was “Kayda”, watch his performance below:

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Stavropol Krai was one of two Russian regions planning to participate in the Turkvision Song Contest in 2015. The region participates on behalf of the Nogai ethnic group which numbers around 128,000 of which around 104,000 live within the Russian Federation. Islam Satyrov was selected to represent the region in 2015, however was forced to withdraw due to a break in relations between Russia and Turkey. The region is due to participate in the next edition of the Turkvision Song Contest.