The famous pop singer Filipp Kirkorov said that Nikolay Baskov is his colleague, buddy, "the younger one," but not a competitor. This he told reporters at the premiere of the show Baskov "Game", which was held at the Kremlin Palace.
When asked by journalists about the eternal competition with Baskov, Kirkorov just shook his head, saying that "there is no competition for him on the national stage."
The premiere of the show "The Game" with Nikolai Baskov held on 8 October. The director-producer was Alexei Sechenov. On the concert were invited the best of friends and colleagues of Baskov – Maxim Galkin, Alla Pugacheva, Christina Aguilera, Philip Kirkorov, Igor Nikolayev and Nadezda Babkina.