Mickaël Miro

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Mickaël Miro
Born 8 November 1978
Lyon, France
Genres French pop
Years active 2010-present
Labels Mercury
Website www.mickaelmiro.com

Mickaël Miro (born in Lyon, France on 8 November 1978 as Mickaël Cohen) is a French singer-songwriter. His name is a pseudonym, which he chose as a tribute to his grandfather, who was called Miro. He is best known for his debut single "L'Horloge Tourne", followed by his debut album Juste comme ça in 2011.

Early Life & Education[edit]

Born in Lyon, Mickaël Miro studied business law in college and started writing many songs while studying.

Career[edit]

He sticks to the tradition of French songs, influenced by what he calls French "BCBG" (meaning Balavoine, Cabrel, Berger, and Goldman).

In 2007, he took part in a musical collective "Les Marguerites" for fighting against Alzheimer appearing in the single "J'y étais pas" and later was signed to Midi52/EMI. In 2008, he toured with the rock group ANESA, opening for their shows.

In October 2010, he released his debut single "L'Horloge Tourne" with great success,[1] followed by his debut album Juste comme ça, which contains collaborations with Natasha St Pier in duo. "Ma scandaleuse" became the second single release from the album. He also appeared in a number of television variety shows including Taratata and Tous Ensemble.

Awards[edit]

  • On 30 December 2011, his single "L'Horloge Tourne" won the award for "The Song of the Year 2011" in year-end program broadcast on TF1, called "La Chanson de l'année", presented by Nikos Aliagas.[2][3]
  • On 28 January 2012, he was nominated in the category "Francophone Revelation of the Year" at the NRJ Music Awards 2012.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Charts Certification
BEL
Wa

FR
[4]
SWI
2011 Juste comme ça 10 9
2013 Le Temps des sourires 24 16

Singles[edit]

Year Single Charts Certification Album
BEL
Wa

FR
[4]
SWI
2010 "L'Horloge tourne" 1
(Ultratop)
8 56 Juste comme ça
2011 "Ma scandaleuse" 2
(Ultratip)
97
2011 "Laisse-moi m'en aller" 7
(Ultratip)
2012 "La vie simplement" 25
(Ultratip)
101 Le Temps des sourires
2012 "Go Go Go" 25
(Ultratip)
101 Le Temps des sourires
2013 "J'apprendrai" 25
(Ultratip)
101 -

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