|Birth name||Saara Sofia Aalto|
Saara Sofia Aalto (born 2 May 1987) is a Finnish singer, songwriter, and voice actress. She placed second in the first season of The Voice of Finland in 2012. Aalto also competed in the Finnish national selection to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest twice, with self-penned songs; first in 2011 with "Blessed with Love" and then in 2016 with "No Fear", placing second both times. She has taken part in musicals on stage and has done a great number of dubbings for feature films and foreign television series. Saara Aalto is the voice of Princess Anna in the Finnish version of Disney's animated movie Frozen. She has dueted with Adam Lambert, and had concerts together with Andrea Bocelli, José Carreras and pianist Robert Wells. She has published 5 albums with her own record label Yume Records.
In 2016, Aalto came runner-up in the thirteenth series of The X Factor UK, which gained her international recognition. Every fourth Finn watched The X Factor final. Aalto was the most googled person in Finland in 2016. Tabloid newspaper Iltalehti readers voted Saara Aalto as Finnish person of the year 2016. Following the show, she was signed to both Sony Music UK and Finland. In June 2017, Aalto announced via social media that she will be a judge on season two of X Factor Suomi. Four months later, Aalto announced she had left Sony Music for Warner Music Group, citing that her previous deal did not feel like the "right team".
On 7 November 2017, it was announced that Aalto would represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. In February 2018, the Finnish broadcaster held a national final to select a song for Aalto. The Finnish public chose the song Monsters.
|Title||Details||Peak chart positions|
|Blessed With Love||
|Enkeleitä – Angels||
|You Had My Heart||
|Ai De Zhu Fu||
(with Teemu Roivainen)
|Wild Wild Wonderland||
|"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released.|
As lead artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Blessed with Love"||2011||—||—||Blessed with Love|
|"You Had My Heart"||2013||—||—||You Had My Heart|
| "You Raise Me Up"|
(with Teemu Roivainen)
|"No Fear"||2016||—||—||Non-album single|
|"Monsters"||2018||14||10||Wild Wild Wonderland|
|"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released.|