Alexander Igoryevich Rybak (Russian: Алекса́ндр И́горевич Рыба́к),born 13 May 1986 in Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union is a Norwegiansinger-composer, violinist, pianist, writer, and actor. Representing Norway in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, Russia, Rybak won the contest with 387 points—the highest tally any country has achieved in the history of Eurovision—with "Fairytale", a song he wrote and composed. His debut album, Fairytales, charted in the top 20 in nine European countries, including a No. 1 position in Norway and Russia.
Paula Seling (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈpa.ula ˈseliŋɡ], born 25 December 1978, Baia Mare) is a Romanian singer, composer, and radio DJ. She released over thirteen albums (including three Christmas albums) and over twenty singles, including two top-tents in the Romanian Top 100 and a European mild hit which entered charts from Finland and Norway towards UK Singles Chart. Paula provides Romanian dub in Cars 2, for Holley Shiftwell.
She represented Romania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, with Ovidiu Cernăuțeanu, with the song "Playing with Fire". They finished third in the final.She then participated in Dansez Pentru Tine (Romanian Dancing with the Stars) where she finished the third. From October, 2011 Seling is a juro and mentor in the Romanian X Factor. In 2011 she collaborated with Alexander Ryback, Al Bano and Plan D.