Zlatý slavík

Zlatý slavík (English: Golden Nightingale) was a music poll established by magazine Mladý svět along with Smena na nedeľu in 1962, and broadcast on television.

Zlatý slavík
Awarded forPopularity in the Czechoslovak music industry
CountryCzechoslovakia
First awarded1962

While in the first year of the poll 797 votes were returned, the highest vote tally registered in its 29-year history was over 115,000.[1] It later emerged that from the 1970s onwards the entries were frequently falsified by the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (KSČ). The poll lasted until 1991.

WinnersEdit

Over the years, the categories were occasionally changed.

Year Male singer Female singer Group Singer - Male/Female Song
1962 - - - Waldemar Matuška Láska nebeská (Šlitr/Suchý)
1963 - - - Karel Gott Oči sněhem zaváté (Šlitr/Suchý)
1964 Karel Gott Eva Pilarová - - Schody do nebe (Kopecký/Faktor)
1965 Karel Gott Helena Vondráčková - - Cesta rájem (Glen, Morris, Štaidl)
1966 Karel Gott Marta Kubišová - -
1967 Waldemar Matuška Eva Pilarová - - Náhrobní kámen (Novák/Plicka)
1968 Karel Gott Marta Kubišová - - Lady Carneval (Svoboda/Štaidl)
1969 Karel Gott Marta Kubišová
1970 Karel Gott
1971 Karel Gott Eva Pilarová
1972 Karel Gott Naďa Urbánková
1973 Karel Gott Naďa Urbánková
1974 Karel Gott Naďa Urbánková
1975 Karel Gott Naďa Urbánková
1976 Karel Gott Naďa Urbánková
1977 Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Skupina Ladislava Štaidla
1978 Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Skupina Ladislava Štaidla
1979 Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Katapult
1980 Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Katapult
1981 Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Olympic
1982 Miroslav Žbirka Hana Zagorová Olympic
1983 Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Olympic
1984 Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Elán
1985 Peter Nagy Hana Zagorová Elán
1986 Dalibor Janda Iveta Bartošová Elán
1987 Dalibor Janda Petra Janů Elán
1988 Dalibor Janda Petra Janů Citron
1989 Karel Gott Petra Janů Team
1990 Karel Gott Iveta Bartošová Team
1991 Pavol Habera Iveta Bartošová Team

LeadersEdit

With twenty-two Zlatý slavík awards, Karel Gott is the most successful artist in the history of the poll, followed by Hana Zagorová who scored nine wins, and Naďa Urbánková with five awards.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd
Artist Karel Gott Hana Zagorová Naďa Urbánková
Total awards 22 9 5

SuccessorsEdit

Zlatý slavík, Czechoslovakia
(1962-1991)
Succeeded by
Český slavík, Czech Republic (1996-present)
Slovenský slávik, Slovakia (1997-98)
Slávik, Slovakia (1998-present)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zlatý slavík - History". Český slavík Mattoni (in Czech). Musica Bohemica. ceskyslavik.cz. Retrieved 2011-04-10.