SHOOT : Saara Aalto, runner up in The X Factor 2016, first London performance.
Saara Aalto is a Finnish pop 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 voice overs for feature films and foreign television series.
In 2016, Aalto came runner-up in the thirteenth series of the The X Factor UK, which gained her worldwide recognition. Following the show, she was signed to both Sony Music UK and Finland.