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Selma Bjornsdottir was born in Reykjavik on 13 June 1974 and spent a happy childhood growing up with her three singing and dancing sisters in Gardabaer, a suburb of Reykjavik. Selma was just 10 years old when she debuted in the Icelandic children’s opera production of Noah’s Arc, which led to a small role in "Carmen" at the Icelandic Opera and another one in a popular children’s play.

After winning a song contest at the Commercial College of Iceland she received an offer to front the dance music group Fantasia, spending two years with the band.

In 1995 Selma landed the part of Rosalia in "West Side Story", staged at the National Theatre of Iceland. Ever since that moment she has been closely connected to the theatre, acting and singing in "The Rocky Horror Show", "Grease", "Little Shop of Horrors", "Singing in the Rain", "Romeo and Juliet", "Hair" and most recently the popular Icelandic children’s musical "The Fruitbasket".

She has also been busy teaching and training artists for, for instance, the Icelandic version of ‘Idol’ as well as providing choreography for music videos and the main professional theatres.

Selma represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999 in Jerusalem, where she finished second with the song ‘All Out of Luck’. The single was featured on her bestselling solo album ‘I Am’ in 1999, followed up by her second album ‘Life Won’t Wait’ a year later. In 2002 she teamed up with her friend Hansa to make an album of popular musical duets. ‘If I Had Your Love’ is Selmas first solo single in five years.
Сельма Бьорнсдоттир родилась в Рейкьявике 13 июня 1974 года, а детство провела со своими сестрами в пригороде Гардабаер. В 10 лет Сельма дебютировала в исландской детской опере Ноев ковчег, затем сыграла небольшую роль в постановке Кармен.

После победы на конкурсе Коммерческого Колледжа Исландии Сельма получила предложение стать солисткой танцевальной музыкальной группы Фантазия, с которой она и провела два года.

В 1995 году Сельма исполнила роль Розалии в Вестсайдской истории в национальном театре Исландии. С тех пор она была постоянно связанна с театральной жизнью, принимая участие в таких постановках как "The Rocky Horror Show", "Grease", "Little Shop of Horrors", "Singing in the Rain", "Romeo and Juliet", "Hair" и популярном исландском мюзикле "The Fruitbasket".

Также Сельма занимается вокальной подготовкой молодых артистов, например для местного варианта шоу "Идол", а также ставит хореографию для различных музыкальных видео и профессиональных театров.

Сельма представляла Исландию на конкурсе Евровидение 1999 года в Иерусалиме, заняв второе место с песней  "All Out of Luck". Сингл был включен в ее альбом "I Am" 1999 года, а через год свет увидел ее второй альбом "Life Won't Wait". В 2002 году вместе с Hansa Сельма выпустила сборник дуэтов. Конкурсная песня 2005 "If I Had Your Love" - это первый соло сингл Сельмы за пять лет.
If I had your love
You would be
What most inspires me.
Sacred soul
Fantasy
Brightest light
Guiding me on wings.

You would be the heart inside me
What I’d wish
On a star
All to me
That is what you are.

If I had your love
I could live my dream
Flying high above
Everything.
If I had your love
You would light my world
That would be enough
I had your love.

If I held you close
Feeling your heart beat beside me
Fast asleep
Wide awake
Every step
Every move I make.

If I had your love
I could live my dream
Flying high above
Everything.
If I had your love
You would light my world
That would be enough.
I had your love.

If I had your love
I’d live out my dream
Flying high above.
Oohh yeah.

If I had your love
I could live my dream
Flying high above
Everything.

If I had your love
You would light my world
That would be enough
I had your love.