May, 15

t.A.T.u.'s award collection gets bigger with the IFPI Platinum Europe Award acknowledging European sales of 1 000 000 copies of the album "200 Po Vstrechnoy". t.A.T.u. become the first and so far the only band from Eastern Europe who received such an award.

May, 23

The song "Nas Ne Dogonyat" is recognized as the Best Song of the Year, and t.A.T.u. receive the "Ovatsiya" award

May, 30

The presentation of the new provocative music video "Prostiye Dvizheniya" takes place in "Marika" club. Hints and unmentioned things in the slightly erotic context, mixed with a bit of childhood memories, make the video a high-rated and exciting one.


t.A.T.u. go to New York to be a part of the daily TRL show on American MTV. The English version of the debut album is done.

July, 1

The shooting of the music video for the English version of "Ya Soshla S Uma" song - "All the Things She Said" - begins. Only the parts where the girls sing are re-shot. To create the atmosphere of the video that had been filmed two years earlier, the same wall was built as in the first video. Also, the original metallic fence from the first video was found. Through this fence America will see Yulia and Lena kissing in the rain. The t.A.T.u. wave finally reaches Poland.

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Julia Volkova was born in the family of a successful businessman in Moscow on February 20th, 1985. At the age of 7, parallel to the ordinary school, Julia entered a music school, piano class. When she was 9, Julia became a member of the famous children vocal and instrumental group "Neposedy" (Naughty Children). At the casting Julia sang Russian folk song "Oy, to ne vecher". In a year, Lena Katina became a member of "Neposedy" as well, and soon Julia and Lena became best friends. When she was 11, Julia switched the ordinary school where she studied for the school fostering artistic talents. Three years later she leaves "Neposedy" to pass the casting and join musical project Tatu in which Lena Katina had already been in. At the age of 15, Julia enters vocal department of Gnessin's State Musical College and simultaneously becomes famous as a soloist of Tatu duo. In 2004 she had a baby. Now she is 20.