Brinck won the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2009 with the song "Believe Again" which was written by Lars Halvor Jensen, Martin Larsson Moller and Ronan Keating. Brinck, representing Denmark, placed 13th in the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, Russia on 16 May 2009. Brinck is an English-language singer/songwriter from Denmark who made his solo album debut in 2008. Born Niels Brinck in 1974 in Åbyhøj, a suburb of Aarhus, Denmark, he enjoyed a year of breakout success in 2008, not only as a solo artist but also as a songwriter for others. His solo album debut, Brinck, was a Top Ten hit on the Danish albums chart. Released on Copenhagen Records, the self-titled album includes the Top 20 hit single "I Don't Wanna Love Her" as well as the Top 40 hit single "In the End I Started," a duet with Swedish singer Maria Marcus that was the theme song for the second season of the internationally popular television crime series Anna Pihl. Also in 2008 Brinck was credited with writing "The 1," a chart-topping smash hit for pop singer Martin, a 15-year-old national sensation who won the inaugural season of the Danish version of the internationally popular television show The X Factor. In 2008, he helped write and perform the songs "Face Me" and "Gravity Hurts" as a part of Cryoshell for the Bionicle franchise. He will release his second album in 2013. "The Heights" is the first single.