International musical sensation Mika opened his career in 2007 with defining single Grace Kelly, which sold over 3 million copies worldwide and was the second British single ever to top the chart on downloads alone. The debut album, Life In Cartoon Motion, went straight to #1 in UK and 11 other countries, going on to sell over 7 million copies worldwide, plus over 6 million single sales.
His 2nd album The Boy Who Knew Too Much went top 10 in 11 countries and his 3rd, The Origin of Love released in 2012, saw collaborations with Pharrell Williams, Nick Littlemore and Ariana Grande, amongst others.
Mika has been nominated for and won awards from the Brits, the Grammys, the Ivor Novellos, World Music Awards and MTV’s Europe, Asia, Australia and Japan, Capital Radio Awards, Q Magazine, BT, Vodafone and Virgin Media, amongst others. He is also the recipient of the prestigious French award “Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres”.
His contagious joy and colourful performances have delighted audiences from the beginning and have led to sold out tours worldwide. His videos have racked up an impressive total of over 250 million views!
In addition to his prolific music career, the ever in demand Mika was a season judge on both The Voice in France (and coached the winning contestant) and XFactor Italia in 2013 with both shows enjoying their best ratings ever. Mika quickly rose to superstardom in both territories and was so popular with viewers that both shows invited him to return for 2014/2015 seasons.
Mika has now sold over 10 million records and has Gold or Platinum awards in an impressive 32 countries worldwide. As well as being a songwriter and performer, Mika has designed clothes and accessories, is a writer (including magazine columns, blogs and work on a book), illustrator and artist. He is currently working on his 4th album.
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Backstage from San Remo last week... did you see Mika's magical George Michael tribute? Catch it again here if not: http://bit.ly/2lpnNfP
In case you didnt catch this, Mika's medley performance at San Remo Festival.... <3
raiplay.it Mika, super ospite della terza serata si esibisce con il medley: 'Grace Kelly' - 'Good guys' - 'Boum boum boum'
#FlashbackFriday at Giffoni :)
www.raiplay.it Mika omaggia George Michael con il brano 'Jesus to a child' del 1996
#FlashbackFriday with Rae Morris <3
See what Mika gets up to away from the stage and more of his personal snapshots over at www.instagram.com/mikainstagram <3
Official photos © Simone Donati