The duo decides to give the voices they received in favor of the "Leningrad" band, whom the girls liked the best. t.A.T.u. have already been a winner in this nomination in 2001 and now the girls want others to have a chance of showing themselves at the upcoming world ceremony in Edinburgh on November 6th.
Two huge concerts as a part of SHOW ME LOVE tour take place in Tokyo, the capital of Japan, on its biggest concert arena - Tokyo Dome (capacity - 43, 000 people). Also, t.A.T.u. accept the invitation to meet Takeshi Ketano, the guru of Japanese cinematograph, at his TV studio. Over there, Lena Katina plays ping-pong with Takesi . She plays with double energy - for her and for Julia who got suddenly sick. The results of 2003: t.A.T.u.'s debut album gets the "Golden" status in England, South Africa, Korea, Singapore, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, Mexico; the album achieves the "platinum" status in Taiwan, Finland, Poland, Italy, and twice platinum in Hong-Kong, Czech Republic and Canada. t.A.T.u. set an absolute record on sales in Japan. In the "country of rising sun" the album beats the sales records of such pop-industry legends as The Beatles, Michael Jackson and Madonna, - 1.8 million copies of "200 Km/H In The Wrong Lane" are sold.
t.A.T.u. start to record their second album in the reality-show "t.A.T.u. in Underheaven" format. The shooting takes place in the penthouse of the "Pekin" hotel situated on Mayakovsky Square. The reality-show should end with the release of t.A.T.u.'s second album. The show broadcasted on STS-channel gets a wide response, up to the point when Moscow City