As a 15-year-old, Zara Larsson took the world by storm by releasing a video on YouTube singing her song ‘Uncover’. The song, which became her breakthrough hit, immediately went to the top of the charts all over Scandinavia. In 2014, ‘Uncover’ was nominated for the P3 Gold Award in the category ‘Song of the Year’.
After the success of ‘Uncover’, Zara’s debut EP ‘Introducing’ was released. Both the single and the EP reached multi-platinum sales. In Sweden, Zara won the titles ‘Breakthrough of the Year’ and ‘Female Live Artist of the Year’ in 2013 at Rockbjörnen.
In May 2014, her single ‘Carry You Home’ was released, which reached top 3 on the Swedish charts and was awarded double-platinum. For the second year in a row, Zara was awarded a Rockbjörnen for “female artist of the year” and in the fall of 2014 she released the single “Rooftop”.
On October 1st 2014, Zara released her first full-length album named “1”, featuring hits as ‘Uncover’ and ‘Carry You Home’ as well as a list of fresh new songs.
More recently, Zara had her first international release with the EP ‘Uncover EP’, which includes six songs previously only released in Sweden. The EP debuted at #39 on iTunes US. Her first U.S. single ‘Uncover’ was welcomed with overwhelming response and was added on several Top 40 radio stations.
On 5 June 2015, Larsson released her debut single ‘Lush Life’ from her upcoming second studio album. The song became her second number 1 single and was certified four times platinum in Sweden. The song reached the top 5 in Australia, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Austria and The United Kingdom.
Zara is signed with Publishing Company TEN since 2015. On 22 July 2015, Larsson teamed-up with Grammy-nominated British singer MNEK and released her first single as a songwriter called ‘Never Forger You’. The song reached No.1 in Sweden, No.5 in UK, No.3 in Australia and it also hit No.1 on Sweden’s Spotify charts. The song sold platinum in Sweden after two weeks. In February 2016, Tinie Tempah released a new single titled ‘Girls Like’ featuring Zara Larsson.
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