|Aurora Aksnes Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||June 15, 1996|
Aurora Aksnes is a Norwegian singer and songwriter known for releasing popular songs like Awakening, Runaway, Running with the Wolves, and Puppet. She has done endorsement work for numerous brands like 4Ocean. She has a self-titled YouTube channel with more than 1 million subscribers. Aurora has a huge social media fan base with more than 500k followers on Instagram, more than 200k followers on Twitter, and more than 500k followers on Facebook.
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
Her educational background is unknown.
Singer, Songwriter, Producer
- Father – Jan Øystein Aksnes (Salesman in a German Firm)
- Mother – May Britt Aksnes (Midwife)
- Siblings – Miranda Aksnes (Older Sister) (Make-up Artist), Viktoria Aksnes (Older Sister) (Fashion Designer)
Aurora is represented by –
- Geir Luedy, General Manager, Made Management, Bergen, Norway
- Caroline Crick of U Music
- Kim Paulsen of Petroleum Records
- Lauren Papapietro of Glassnote Records
- Oliver Ward, Booking Agent, United Talent Agency
- Thomas, Booking Agent (Norway), Standing Ovation
- Steve Goodgold and Tom Windish, Booking Agent (North America), Paradigm Talent Agency
Electropop, Indie Pop
Vocals, Piano, Harp, Guitar, Ukulele
- Decca Records
- Glassnote Records
- Petroleum Records
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
49 kg or 108 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Her cover of the song Half The World Away was used in a commercial for John Lewis in 2015.
- She has also done endorsement work for brands like 4Ocean.
Best Known For
Her cover of the Oasis song Half The World Away which was used in the 2015 Christmas advert for the retail giant John Lewis in the UK
Aurora released her debut album titled All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend on March 11, 2016.
First TV Show
She made her television show debut in January 2016 on the music show C4’s Future Sounds.
Aurora Aksnes Favorite Things
- Number – 11
- Song – Suzanne by Leonard Cohen
- Band – Wardruna, Gojira, Mastodon, Refused
- Music Composer – Edvard Grieg
- Places To Shop – Beyond Retro in London, Twisted in Bergen
- Cafe In Norway – Elefanten
- Night Club In Norway – Lille Ole Bull
- Place To Perform – Norway, Iceland, England
- Instagram Filter – Slumber
Source – London Evening Standard, The 405, Clash, Paste, Popular, The Guardian, Grazia, Rolling Stone
Aurora Aksnes Facts
- She considers Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan as having a major influence on her style of music.
- Among her hobbies are reading and painting. Aurora is a self-confessed fan of the Harry Potter and Star Wars series.
- She has a dedicated fan base and refers to them as ‘Warriors and Weirdos’.
- In March 2015, Aurora received a shout out by pop sensation Katy Perry who tweeted that Aurora’s song Runaway made her heart aflutter. It brought her into the spotlight of millions of fans almost overnight.
- Visit her official website @ aurora-music.com.
- Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube Vevo, and YouTube.
Featured Image by John / Flickr / CC BY-2.0