‘X Factor’, UK: Meet the 2016 Final 8 Contestants

Saara Aalto

Aalto is a 29-year-old Finnish singer, songwriter, and voice actress. She placed 2nd in Season 1 of The Voice

in Finland, and represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 and 2016. After graduating high school, Aalto studied music education at Sibelius Academy, while simultaneously studying at the Helsinki Pop & Jazz Conservatory. She became engaged to her manager, Meri Sopanen, in August. (Instagram/SaaraAalto)