Kaija Kokkola, better known by her stage name Kaija Koo, is a Finnish singer. Kokkola began her career when she was 17 years old, as a member of a band Steel City, later known as Kaija Koo Band, until it broke up and Kaija Koo became a soloist. Her debut solo album Kun savukkeet on loppuneet was released in 1986. The next album Tuulten viemää, created with her then-husband Markku Impiö and released in 1993, was Kaija Koo's major breakthrough. It sold 175 000 copies, making it the sixth-best selling album of all times in Finland. Kaija Koo has also participated in the Finnish qualification of Eurovision Song Contest 1981 as a member of the background choir in Frederik's song "Titanic". Since her breakthrough, Kaija Koo has remained successful, releasing a new album every few years. During her career, she has sold over 540,000 certified records, which makes her the 16th-best-selling music artist, the ninth-best-selling soloist and the third-best-selling female soloist in Finland.
|Birth name:||Kaija Irmeli Kokkola|
|Born:||Sept 10, 1962, Helsinki, Finland|
|Labels:||Warner Music, Cosmos Music Group, Päijät-Hämeen Sorto ja Riisto|
|Instagram:||Kaija Koo's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Kaija Koo's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Kaija Koo's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Kaija Koo's Spotify|
About Kaija Koo
Finnish pop singer who has released more than nine albums since starting her career in 1986.
She started her music career with the band Steel City at age seventeen.
She has sold more than 530,000 certification-awarded records.
She was married to producer and songwriter Markku Impio.
She is one of Finland's most successful singers, like rock singer Ville Valo .
Information related to Kaija Koo
- Finnish female musicians
- Singers from Helsinki
- Finnish female singers