Finnish singer-songwriters

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  1. Ville Valo

    Ville Valo


    Ville Hermanni Valo (born 22 November 1976) is a Finnish singer, songwriter, artist, and multi instrumentalist. He is the frontman of the Finnish rock band HIM. Valo has a baritone voice type and has maintained a wide vocal range throughout his career.

  2. Tarja Turunen

    Tarja Turunen


    Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves.

  3. Marco Hietala

    Marco Hietala


    Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala (born January 14, 1966 in Tervo, Finland) is a heavy metal vocalist, bass guitarist and songwriter. Internationally, he is most known as the current bass guitarist, male vocalist and secondary composer to Tuomas Holopainen, of the symphonic metal band Nightwish. He is also the vocalist and bassist as well as composer and lyricist for the heavy metal band Tarot.

  4. Tony Kakko

    Tony Kakko


    Toni Kristian "Tony" Kakko (born 16 May 1975) is a Finnish musician, composer and vocalist. He is mainly known as the vocalist, primary songwriter, and creative force in the band Sonata Arctica since 1996.

  5. Tapio Rautavaara

    Tapio Rautavaara


    Kaj Tapio ("Tapsa") Rautavaara (8 March 1915, Northern Pirkkala – 25 September 1979, Helsinki) was a Finnish athlete, singer, and film actor.

  6. Reino Helismaa

    Reino Helismaa


    Reino Vihtori "Repe" Helismaa (12 July 1913, Helsinki - 21 January 1965) was a Finnish singer-songwriter, musician and scriptwriter, mainly known for his humorous, yet homely songs. One of his best-known interpreters was Tapio Rautavaara.

  7. J. Karjalainen

    J. Karjalainen


    Jukka Tapio Karjalainen (born on 1 April 1957), better known by his stage name J. Karjalainen, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. His first album came out in 1981 and he has been called the "Bruce Springsteen of Finland." He states that his music is a mix of "Blues, Rock´n´roll, Folk, Country, Soul, Funky, New Orleans stuff." He also listened to old-time musicians like Tommy Jarrell and Clarence Ashley while learning the 5-string banjo. Jukka is married to Kati Bergman, and they have a son named Väinö.

  8. Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto

    Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto


    Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto (also known as JP) (born 15 November 1974 in Raahe, Finland) is a Finnish musician. He was in the band Charon until the summer of 2011 as a vocalist and songwriter and currently he is in the band Harmaja as a vocalist, guitar player and songwriter and also in the band Northern Kings as a vocalist. He also provided vocals for the first release from the band Poisonblack, which featured members from several other Finnish rock bands.

  9. Janita



    Janita Maria (née Raukko; born 28 December 1978), better known by her stage name Janita, (pronounced "YA-nee-tuh") is a Finnish-American singer-songwriter. Born in Helsinki, she started her career in Finland and later moved to Brooklyn at the age of 17 together with her then manager Tomi Ervi. Janita has released nine albums in her native Finland, some of which reached the top forty chart in Finland. Her third US album, Didn't You My Dear?, was released worldwide in March of 2015 on ECR Music Group.

  10. Jarkko Ahola

    Jarkko Ahola


    Jarkko Kalevi Ahola (Toijala, 24 August 1977) is a performing artist, a composer and a singer. He is the vocalist and bass player and one of the three songwriters of the band Teräsbetoni. He is also a member of a Finnish symphonic metal cover supergroup Northern Kings together with Marco Hietala from Nightwish, Tarot and Sapattivuosi, Tony Kakko from Sonata Arctica and Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto from Charon and Harmaja.

  11. Kim Herold

    Kim Herold


    Kim Herold (born 1979) is a Finland-Swedish model and singer-songwriter. He has been the lead singer of Finnish band Humane since 2004. He started solo career in 2008. In 2009 he participated in Tanssii tähtien kanssa, the Finnish version of Dancing with the Stars.

  12. Barbara Helsingius

    Barbara Helsingius


    Barbara Helsingius (born 27 September 1937 in Helsinki) is a Swedish-speaking Finnish olympic fencer, singer and poet.

  13. Jann Wilde

    Jann Wilde


    Jann Wilde (Jani Tuovinen) is a Finnish singer/songwriter from Tampere, Finland. Born in 14 April 1982.

  14. Matthau Mikojan

    Matthau Mikojan


    Matthau Mikojan (born Matti Mikkonen, March 26, 1982 in Tampere) is a Finnish rock musician, singer, guitarist and songwriter in a band named after him. In addition, he has thrown some gigs with a Finnish rock band called Black Jezus but he is not an official member of it. Instead, he plays guitar in another Finnish rock band named Don Skorleone & Consiglieres.

  15. Mike Westhues

    Mike Westhues


    Michael ”Mike” David Westhues (January 22, 1949 – February 17, 2013) was an American-born Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist.

  16. Laura Sippola

    Laura Sippola


    Laura-Liina Sippola (born 14 September 1974 in Lapua) is a pianist and a singer-songwriter based in Helsinki, Finland. She works as a freelance musician and a composer.

  17. Arttu Wiskari

    Arttu Wiskari


    Arttu Wiskari (born September 16, 1984) is a Finnish singer-songwriter.

  18. Saara Aalto

    Saara Aalto


    Saara Sofia Aalto (born May 2, 1987) is a Finnish singer-songwriter and voice actor. In 2011, she finished second in the selection to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, with the song "Blessed With Love". She also placed second in the first season in The Voice of Finland, losing to Mikko Sipola.

  19. Jaakko Löytty

    Jaakko Löytty


    Jaakko Löytty (born 1955, Finland) is one of the most significant Finnish gospel musicians. Löytty spent his youth in Namibia with his parents, who were missionaries for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

  20. Mirel Wagner

    Mirel Wagner


    Mirel Wagner, born 3 December 1987, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She was born in Ethiopia and raised in Espoo, Finland.

  21. Erja Lyytinen

    Erja Lyytinen

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    Erja Lyytinen (born July 7, 1976) is a Finnish blues guitarist and singer-songwriter.

  22. Teemu Brunila

    Teemu Brunila


    Teemu William Brunila (born 24 November 1976) is a Finnish singer, songwriter, musician and producer. Brunila became known as the lead vocalist and songwriter for the Turku-based pop group The Crash. During their career, the band released four studio albums and one compilation album.

  23. Tuure Kilpeläinen

    Tuure Kilpeläinen


    Tuure Kilpeläinen (born in Uusikaupunki, Finland on June 29, 1970) is a Finnish musician and singer-songwriter and since 2010 signed to WEA / Warner Music.

  24. Freeman (singer)

    Freeman (singer)

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    Leo Christer Friman (born in Lahti, Finland on 14 September 1951) better known by his stage name Freeman is a Finnish singer, songwriter and musician. Considered a great artist, he started his music career in a band called Waterloo. He was most popular in the 1970s, but his songs from that era such as "Ajetaan tandemilla" and "Osuuskaupan Jane" remain classics to this day. Freeman 4, his fourthj studio album after self-titled Freeman and Freeman 2 and Tulta tai jäätä and comes after almost 25 years of his most recent release in 1986.

  25. Waldo (musician)

    Waldo (musician)

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    Waldo (born Marko Reijonen, 1967) is a Finnish Eurodance musician. His solo hits, sang in Jamaican accent, are "It's About Time" and "Feel So Good" in 1995. The number of sales of the album "It's About Time" was certified as gold record in Finland in 1996. Waldo has also written songs for different artists such as Christian Forss.

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