Wiktoria Vendela Johansson (born 8 November 1996), known professionally as simply Wiktoria, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. She first achieved public attention during Melodifestivalen 2016, where she placed fourth.
Life and career
Johansson was born on 8 November 1996 in Brämhult, a suburb of Borås. In 2011, she participated in Lilla Melodifestivalen and placed fourth with the self-penned song "Jag behöver dig". On 30 November 2015, Johansson was announced as one of the 28 participants in Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song "Save Me".
She performed last in the second semi-final held on 13 February 2016, and qualified directly to the final. In the final, Johansson placed fourth with the juries, second with the Swedish public, and fourth overall. Johansson also voices Moana in the Swedish dub of the 2016 film Moana. She competed in Melodifestivalen 2017 with the song "As I Lay Me Down", placing sixth in the final. She was the Swedish spokesperson in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.