Zara Maria Larsson, born 16 December
1997, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. At the age of 10, she achieved
national fame in Sweden for winning the 2008 season of the talent show
Talang, the Swedish version of the Got Talent format. Four years later, in
2012, Larsson signed with the record label TEN Music Group and
subsequently released her debut compilation recording, the extended play
Introducing, in January 2013.
Larsson's first original song, "Uncover", topped the music charts in
Scandinavia: Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. In February 2013, "Uncover" was
certified Platinum by Universal Music Sweden. In July 2013, Introducing
was certified 3◊ Platinum in the country. Larsson signed a three-year
contract with Epic Records in the United States in April 2013. In 2016,
she performed at the opening and closing ceremonies for UEFA Euro in
France. Larsson's second studio album, So Good, was released on 17 March
2017. Her third studio album, Poster Girl, will be released March 2021.