Icelandic singer known for representing her country in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, where she competed alongside fellow countryman Jónsi. They completed in 20th place. She began learning violin when she was four years of age and would ultimately go to the Iceland Academy of Arts. After her 2012 Eurovision appearance, she released her debut recording In The Silence. She also displayed her country in the 2016 Eurovision Music Competition. Both her mom, Kristin Lilliendahl, and her grandfather experienced success as music artists. Loreen received Eurovision 2012.