Belarusian singer-songwriter and violinist who won the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. His debut album, Fairytales, charted at the No. 1 position in Norway and Russia. In 2018, he was chosen to represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "That's How You Write A Song."
He attended the Barratt Due Institute of Music, graduating in 2012.
He composed the theme song for the Russian film Black Lightning.
His parents were both classical musicians. His mother was Natalia Valentinovna Rybak, a pianist, and Igor Alexandrovich Rybak, a violinist.
He toured Norway with Elisabeth Andreassen.