Vitaliy “Vitalik” Vladasovich Grachyov better known by his stage name Vitas is a Latvian-born Russian singer -songwriter.
Known for his high falsetto voice, he has been given the nickname “Prince of the Dolphin Voice“ in China. His music is often difficult to categorise, incorporating elements of techno, dance, classical, jazz and folk music. His 2000 song, “Opera No. 2″ accounted for much of his worldwide recognition. He designs his own stage costumes. DIVA (????) is the name of the band that accompanies Vitas during his concerts.
Vitas has achieved much notability through Russian television, and since 2005 his career has advanced into Asian markets. He has signed with entertainment labels such as Universal which distributes his music in Taiwan, and he has toured extensively in China and several other countries.