The contract was signed earlier in the German office of Universal, the largest record company in the world. Ell/Nikki plan to record their album very soon and are currently preparing for their European tour.
In the aftermath of the Eurovision victory Running Scared has landed the top positions on many radio stations across Europe.
Check out new photos of the duo, by the way!
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On the 3rd of June, for instance, the duo will give live performance at 2011 Muz-TV Awards, one of the largest music ceremonies in Eastern Europe, in Moscow, Russia.
They will present the full version of Running Scared staged performance including backing vocalists, the costumes and special effects as in the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final.
You can check the original performance in Düsseldorf out below!
The Universal Music Group (UMG) is the largest of the Big Four record labels on the globe. The UMG is known for bringing up icon artists like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas, Celine Dion, David Guetta and many others.
In addition, Ell/Nikki have signed partnerships with other major labels in Russia, Scandinavian countries, Spain, Portugal, Turkey and Eastern European countries, separate contracts were also signed for Australia and New Zealand.