The song "A Million Voices" is written by Gabriel Alares, Joakim Björnberg, Katrina Noorbergen, Leonid Gutkin and Vladimir Matetsky.
Polina Gagarina, 27, is a famous singer, songwriter, actress, and model. She was born in Moscow, but spent most of her youth in Greece. She won the second season of the Russian TV-show "Star Factory" (Фабрика звёзд / Fabrika zvyozd) in 2003. Since then, she has released three albums.
Since 1994 Russia has participated 18 times in Eurovision Song Contest. They won the contest in 2008 with the song "Believe" performed by Dima Bilan. They have never ended last in the competition.
Russia, along with Greece and Romania, has qualified for the Grand Final every single year since the introduction of the semi-finals back in 2004!