Laleh Pourkarim (Persian: لاله پورکریم‎, pronounced [lɒːle-je puːɾkæɾiːm]; born 10 June 1982) is an Iranian-born Swedish singer-songwriter and former actress. Following a short acting career, she entered the music industry in 2005 with her self-titled debut album which peaked at number one in Sweden and went on to become the highest selling album of the year.