Laleh Pourkarim (born June 10, 1982 in Iran) is an Iranian-Swedish singer-songwriter. She came to Sweden when she was 1 year old and went to school in Angered, Gothenburg. Before that she had lived in Azerbaijan and Minsk, Belarus. She personally produced and wrote her 2005 self-titled debut album, in which she sang in three different languages: English, Swedish and Persian. At the Swedish Grammis Awards for 2005, she received seven nominations and won three: Artist of the Year, Producer of the Year, and New Artist of the Year.
The following year her second album Prinsessor was released.
She also had a major acting role in the Swedish movie Jalla! Jalla!, directed by Josef Fares, which was a big success at the Swedish box office in 2000.