|Origin||Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Birthdate||13 May 1986|
|Eurovision Song Contest 2009|
|Position|| 1st (Final) |
|Points|| 387 (Final) |
|Eurovision Song Contest 2018|
|Song||"That's How You Write a Song"|
Alexander Rybak is a Belarusian-born Norwegian singer who 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.
The song received good reviews with a score of 6 out of 6 in the Norwegian newspaper and, in an ESCtoday poll, he scored 71.3%, making him the favourite to get into the final.
In the Norwegian national finals, Rybak achieved a clean sweep, gaining the top score from all nine voting districts and ending with a combined televote and jury score of 747,888, while the runner up, received a combined score of 121,856 (out of a total population of less than 5 million!)
Rybak later won the Eurovision final with a landslide victory, receiving votes from all the participating countries. Rybak finished with a total of 387 points, breaking the previous record of 292 points scored by Lordi, in 2006 and scoring 169 points more than the runner-up, Iceland.