Luísa Vilar Braamcamp Sobral (born 18 September 1987) is a Portuguese singer and songwriter. She came to prominence in 2003 after placing third on season one of Ídolos, the Portuguese version of Idols. She is the composer of "Amar pelos dois", which won the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 for Portugal, performed by her brother Salvador Sobral.
Sobral was born and raised in Lisbon, and also lived in the United States for a period of time as a child. Her younger brother is Salvador Sobral, who is also a singer. Through her father she is related to Hermano José Braamcamp de Almeida Castelo Branco, a 19th-century Portuguese nobleman and politician of Italian and Dutch descent. She studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, graduating in 2009.
In 2003, at the age of 16, Sobral auditioned for season one of Ídolos, the Portuguese version of Idols. She eventually placed third in the...