Aurora Aksnes, known mononymously as Aurora (stylised as AURORA), is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Stavanger, she released her debut extended play, Running with the Wolves, in 2015 through Decca Records. Later the same year, Aurora provided the backing track for the John Lewis Christmas advert, singing a cover of the Oasis song "Half the World Away". At the age of 19, she performed at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Concert.
Aurora released her debut studio album, All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend, in March 2016. In 2018, she released her second extended play, Infections of a Different Kind (Step 1), followed by her second studio album, A Different Kind of Human (Step 2), in June 2019.