SirushoSunday, December 9, 2018
Her musical style reflects the Armenian traditional sounds mixed with modern music. Sirusho received her first award when she was nine years old for her song "Lusabats". Sirusho's first studio album, Sirusho, was released in 2000; her second album Sheram was released in 2005. In the same year, she was awarded The Future of Armenian Music, Best Album and Best Female Performer awards in the first Armenian National Music Awards.
In 2008, the BBC described her success as making her a "national treasure" of Armenia. Sirusho reached international recognition after becoming the Armenian spokesperson for the 2007 Eurovision Song Contestand the Armenian representative for the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest held in Belgrade. Sirusho represented Armenia with the song "Qélé, Qélé", which she co-wrote with Armenian producer H.A. Der-Hovagimian. "Qélé, Qélé" became a hit for Eurovision Song Contest-following fans around the world, especially in Greek-speaking areas. The 'Yerevan Remix' version of the song was regularly played in Greek clubs, on London Greek Radio in the United Kingdom, and in an episode of the Greek and Cyprus X Factor television series.
Sirusho's single "PreGomesh" was released in December 2012, after which she launched a range of handcrafted silver jewelry named PreGomesh, which represents and preserves Armenian culture and craftsmanship while following modern fashion trends. Sirusho is the first Armenian artist to be twice-nominated at World Music Awards with "PreGomesh".
In October 2013, W magazine included Sirusho in their list of "6 un-American idols: The Beyoncé of Brazil, the Gaga of Serbia". The author of the list Kevin McGarry wrote, "Perhaps the door is still open for Sirusho to introduce the world to a sound and language largely unknown in the West".In 2017 Sirusho was awarded with the title of Honored Artist of Armenia upon the decree of President Serzh Sargsyan