Zara Maria Larsson (pronounced [²sɑːra ma²riːa ˈlɑːʂɔn]; born 16 December 1997) is a Swedish singer and songwriter. She first gained national fame for winning the 2008 season of the talent show Talang, the Swedish version of Got Talent, at the age of 10. Larsson signed with the record label TEN Music Group in 2012 and released her debut EP album, Introducing, in January 2013. The single "Uncover" topped the charts in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. By February 2013, "Uncover" was certified platinum by Universal Music Sweden. In July 2013, Introducing was certified triple platinum in the country. Larsson also signed a three-year contract with Epic Records in the United States in April 2013. She performed at the opening and closing ceremonies in France for UEFA Euro 2016.
Larsson's debut international album, So Good was released on 17 March 2017 and debuted at number 7 on the UK Albums Chart. It produced eight singles, including "Lush Life", "Never Forget You", "Ain't My Fault", "I Would Like" and "Symphony". Almost all of the album's singles reached top 15 in the UK. "Never Forget You" peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100, giving Larsson and MNEK their first entries on the chart. "Symphony" also became Larsson's first number-one single on the UK Singles Chart.