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Biography

Jesse Kaikuranta (born in Maarianhamina, Finland on April 13, 1982) is a Finnish singer. He spent his childhood in Ähtäri, but resides in Kokkola. While working as a qualified singing instructor, he took part in the The Voice of Finland in 2012, the inaugural season of the show in Finland. He proceeded through various stages of the show to reach the Final 4, where he sang "Vie mut kotiin" as his choice for winning single. He finished 3rd.

Despite his failure to win the title, Kaikuranta gained great popularity in Finland. He signed with Universal Music Finland and his song "Vie mut kotiin" charted on the Finnish Singles Chart reaching number 11. On the Official Finnish Download Chart, the song peaked at number one.

His debut album, also titled Vie mut kotiin, was released on November 2, 2012 and went straight to number one on the Official Finnish Album Chart selling platinum.

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