Mikhael Paskalev

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Mikhael Paskalev
Mikhael Paskalev på Total 2012.jpg
Mikhael Paskalev performing in 2012
Background information
Birth name Jean Mikhael Paskal Skaaden
Born (1987-05-24) 24 May 1987 (age 27)
Ålesund, Norway
Origin Norwegian singer of Bulgarian origin
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Guitar
Years active 2012 – present
Labels Mom + Pop Music
Website mikhaelpaskalev.com

Jean Mikhael Paskal Skaaden better known as Mikhael Paskalev (born 24 May 1987) is a Norwegian-Bulgarian singer, songwriter and guitarist from Ålesund.


Paskalev studied at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, where he met with Norwegian artist Jonas Alaska. They played in each other's bands and musical projects. In February 2012, Paskalev was named Årets Urørt for 2012 as the best promising act by by:Larm. Paskalev released a self-titled EP Mikhael Paskalev in 2011 followed by a studio album What's Life Without Losers in 2012 produced by Joe Wils and recorded in Liverpool. The album entered the Top 10 of the Norwegian Albums Chart.[1]

He remains most famous for "I Spy", an online viral music video directed by André Chocron.[2] He has also released the single "Jive Babe" on his own independent record label Pretty Boy Floyd Records with distribution agreement with Universal Music Norway. For his European releases, he has agreements with Caramba label. He has taken part in many festivals in Norway including Øyafestivalen, Slottfjellfestivalen, By:Larm in 2011, Hove in 2012. He has also toured Europe most notably the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and Switzerland and has opened for Atomic Soul in Norway.



Year Album Chart
2013 What's Life Without Losers 5


  • 2012: Mikhael Paskalev [Pretty Boy Floyd Records]


  • 2012: "I Spy" [1]
  • 2012: "Jive Babe"
  • 2013: "What's Life Without Losers"


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