Oscar Zia, 19½, is a Swedish singer-songwriter. He participated in several competition TV shows. He first appeared in the first and only season of The X Factor Sweden in 2012, Dance with the Stars Sweden in 2013, and Melodifestivalen in 2014. Earlier this year, he came out of the closet and took part again in Melodifestivalen in a bid to represent his country in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Human", co-written with Victor Thell & Maria Smith. He won the jury's vote, placed third with the Swedish audience, and was the overall runner-up.