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Alexander Rybak
Alexander Rybak Foto 2009
Background Information
Origin Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Birthdate 13 May 1986
Age 32
Eurovision Song Contest 2009
Country Flag of Norway Norway
Song "Fairytale"
Position 1st (Semi-final)
1st
(Final)
Points 201 (Semi-final)
387 (Final)
Eurovision Song Contest 2018
Country Flag of Norway Norway
Song "That's How You Write a Song"
Position 1st (Semi-final)
15th (Final)
Points 266 (Semi-final)
144 (Final)

Alexander Rybak is a Belarusian-born Norwegian singer who came to fame in 2005 as a participant on the Norwegian syndication of the Idol franchise, making it all the way to the semi-finals. To date, he has released five studio albums.

He won the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 with the song "Fairytale", scoring the highest amount of points in the contest until 2016 when a new scoring system was introduced.

He returned to represent his country for the second time at the 2018 Contest in Lisbon with the song "That's How You Write a Song", which won the second semi final but finished in 15th place with 144 points in the final.

Eurovision Song Contest 2018
Songs
Final
"Toy" • "Fuego" • "Nobody but You" • "You Let Me Walk Alone" • "Non mi avete fatto niente" • "Lie to Me" • "Dance You Off" • "La forza" • "Higher Ground" • "My Lucky Day" • "Mall" • "When We're Old" • "Mercy" • "Bones" • "That's How You Write a Song" • "Together" • "Under the Ladder" • "Outlaw in 'Em" • "Nova deca" • "We Got Love" • "Viszlát nyár" • "Hvala, ne!" • "Tu canción" • "Storm" • "Monsters" • "O jardim"
Semi Final 1
"X My Heart" • "A Matter of Time" • "Stones" • "Óneiró mou" • "Qami" • "Forever" • "Crazy" • "Lost and Found" • "Our Choice"
Semi Final 2
"Goodbye" • "Funny Girl" • "Taboo" • "Light Me Up" • "I Won't Break" • "Inje" • "Who We Are" • "Sheni gulistvis"
Participants
Final
Netta BarzilaiEleni FoureiraCesár SampsonMichael SchulteErmal Meta & Fabrizio MoroMikolas JosefBenjamin IngrossoElina NechayevaRasmussenDoReDosEugent BushpepaIeva ZasimauskaitėMadame Monsieur bull; EquinoxAlexander RybakRyan O'ShaughnessyMÉLOVINWaylonSanja Ilić & BalkanikaJessica MauboyAWSLea SirkAmaia & AlfredSuRieSaara AaltoCláudia Pascoal
Semi Final 1
AiselSennekZibbzYianna TerziSevak KhanagyanALEKSEEVFranka BatelićEye CueAri Ólafsson
Semi Final 2
The HumansLaura RizzottoChristabelleGromee feat. Lukas MeijerJulia SamoylovaVanja RadovanovićJessika feat. Jenifer BreningEthno Jazz Band Iriao