18-year-old Norwegian alt-pop artist Ella Lockert has been devoted to music for most of her young life and already has an impressive collection of tracks to her name. She recently played the Swn festival in Wales and finished shooting two TV series (VGS for NRK and Stayer for Viaplay). In the former, she also synced her new single “Whisper all my Secrets” Ella Lockert’s solo artist debut with the EP Confusing in 2021, which got some really nice attention and reviews. Two out of three singles were playlisted by NRK (Norwegian national radio) Second single «Like I’m the New Girl» was picked up by BBC Introducing and several singles have been listed on radio channels like Amazing Radio UK and US, French Radio, Master Class Radio (CA) etc. The latter even voted her Artist of the Year 2021.
She joined the children’s opera choir at 7, was a finalist in The Norwegian Eurovision for Kids when she was 12, went on a national tour with a full band, followed by a release of 12 singles and two live appearances on TV with a tween duo. All before she was 16. Now she is finishing her third and last year in high school, studying music at Foss High.
Ella Lockert is an artist … with an immersive, polished alt-pop sound that feels as cutting edge and memorable as it does relatable.
Rapidly rising Ella Lockert….effortlessly captivating alt-pop sound”, Clout. “Supremely catchy pop that brings to mind Sweden’s NEIKED and her fellow Norwegian artist Julie Bergan» Scandipop UK.«Norwegian Ella Lockert manages to inspire and empower us with her new single…with a hook that sticks like gum under your shoe» Swedish POPMUZIK
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Written by: Tara