Stan Roto Walker (born 23 October 1990), is a New Zealand recording artist and actor. Born in Melbourne, Australia, Walker auditioned for the seventh series of Australian Idol in 2009 and became the winner. After Idol he subsequently signed a recording contract with Sony Music Australia.
In 2009, Walker released his debut studio album Introducing... Stan Walker, which peaked in the top three of the ARIA Albums Chart and featured his first New Zealand number one hit single "Black Box". Less than a year later, he released his second studio album, From the Inside Out which also peaked within the top three of the ARIA Albums Chart and spawned the hit singles "Unbroken" and "Choose You". In 2010 Walker won four New Zealand Music Awards, including two for "Highest Selling New Zealand Single" for "Black Box".