Meyer-Landrut represented Germany for the second consecutive time in the Eurovision Song Contest at Düsseldorf in 2011 with the song "Taken by a Stranger", placing 10th.Meyer-Landrut performed as part of the interval act during the second semi-finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012.Both "Satellite" and her first album My Cassette Player debuted at number one in Germany.The single has been certified double Platinum, and the album has been certified five times Gold for sales of over 500,000 units.
Meyer-Landrut is credited as a co-writer for the lyrics of five songs.
Before the final, she was considered one of the favourites.
Bookmakers regarded her as the second favourite behind Azerbaijan's Safura, while Google projected she would win based on search volume in the participating countries. Appearing fourth from last, Meyer-Landrut wore a simple black dress and performed on a bare stage with four backing singers.
In September she released the single "Stardust" from the album of the same name which was released on 12 October.
A second single, "Neon (Lonely People)", was released in March 2013.