Born in 1979, is a popular pop star of Armenia, winning the Best Male Singer trophy at the Armenian Music Awards in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008. In addition, he performs as a (musical) actor at the local theater in the town of his birth, Stepanakert, in Nagorno-Karabakh.
At the age of three André started singing with his family as audience. Three years later he began taking piano classes, and at the age of nine he wrote his first song, which he called Prayer, showing his appreciation towards God. His professional singing career started at the age of 15 when he won the music contest Road to Renaissance. For the last few years, André has been the lead vocalist of the pop jazz band Karabakh, with whom he has toured all over Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. He has participated in numerous music festivals in Asia, Eastern Europe and the United States, winning many of them and finishing top three in a few others. He performed a track with Australian American Pop Singer Samantha Jade titled “Come Back” which has become a success on the internet.