According to Izvestia, the death of the artist came at 2:10.

On November 26, Gradsky was taken to one of the capital's hospitals with suspected stroke after the singer complained of poor health.

In 1999 he was awarded the title of People's Artist of Russia, in 1998 he became a laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation.

During his creative work, Gradsky managed to write more than 40 albums. 

For the past few years, he has been a mentor on the TV show The Voice.