First round was attended by over 1000 teams from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries of Eastern Europe.
Voting accompanied great excitement. Every day it participated 15-20 000. There were such methods and achievements of the first lines of the rating, as wrapping counters and hacker attacks. It took a lot of effort to ensure the objective of the voting results, but overall it worked .
Expert juries of Igor Sandler Producer Center listened all materials form every band. In the second round winners automatically passed overall ranking participants, weekly ratings as well as the contestants, selected by the jury.