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Mickey Singh
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Singh in 2014
Background information
Birth name Harmanjit Singh
Born December 21, 1990 (1990-12-21) (ageĀ 30)
Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
Origin Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
Genres
  • Bhangra
  • Pop
  • R&B
  • Fusion
Occupation(s)
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Record Producer
  • Social media personality
Years active 2009 - present
Labels TreeHouse V.H.T
MathOne Ent
Speed Records
Eros International

Harmanjit "Mickey" Singh (born December 21, 1990) is an American-Indian singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, model and actor. He gained widespread popularity through his first mixtape of Punjabi and English music, Mick's Tape. It was released for free download on July 22, 2013 and included the tracks Bad Girl, In Love and Rani Mehlan Di. His music combines American and Punjabi music, and epitomizes the Urban Desi genre; it has also been influenced by jazz.

His recent singles have included Rooftop Party, Ho Gaya Pyaar, Body, Hold Me, Lost, Phone and Yarri Yeah.

Early life

Born in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India, into an Indian Punjabi Sikh family, Singh began singing at the age of 3. At the age of 13, Singh attended Heritage High School. He moved to New York City at the same age.

At the age of 15, he began work in a local music studio to learn sound design and mixing. During this time, he continued listening to Bollywood music which inspired him to sing Hindi songs later on into his career.

Career

2012 - 2014

In 2012, he released a Punjabi remix of "Birthday Cake", with vocals by Singh and Amar Sandhu. Shortly after, in December 2012, he released a remake of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's Akhiyan with his own blend of western music and Punjabi vocals. On July 22, 2013, he released the mixtape Mick's Tape which included ten songs that incorporated a blend of western sounds and Indian vocals. His Mick's Tape Tour spread across 50 cities in North America.

Bad Girl was the first music video from the mixtape. At present, it has received over 22 million views breaking Mickey Singh into the Urban Desi scene. The single was recognized as a must have in your Punjabi workout playlist by Women's Health magazine in December 2014.

The second song from the EP which has a music video is titled "In Love" featured Mickey Singh alongside Pakistani teenage artist Asim Azhar.

2014 - Present

His first official single was through his own label MathOne Ent. The track is titled "Double Addi" and it features vocals from Singh, Amar Sandhu, and DJ Ice. The music for the song is also produced by Singh along with 2 NyCe. It now has over 10 million + views.

His first official release in India and also through an Indian-based record label occurred on February 9, 2015 when he released the single "Ho Gaya Pyar" through Speed Records. He won "Best North American Act" at the Brit Asia TV Music Awards 2015.

Singh collaborated with Diljit Dosanjh on romantic song titled "Ishq Haazir Hai" for whom Singh wrote the lyrics and produced the music. The song reached No. 1 on the BBC Asian Network download chart the first week.

Singh has performed alongside the Bollywood singers Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Ali Zafar, Manj Musik, Raftaar, Badshah, Imran Khan, Jay Sean and also with actors like Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Harjot Dhillon.

In 2018 Singh appeared in the Zee 5 show Lockdown along with Monali Thakur which was produced by Badshah's production house Afterhours.

In January 2019, Singh performed the half-time show for the NBA basketball game, Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings, at Golden 1 Center arena in Sacramento, CA.

Discography

Year Title Singer-songwriter Music director
2012 Birthday Cake Bake Mickey Singh, Amar Sandhu Mickey Singh
2012 Akhiyan (Remake) Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2013 Snap Back Mickey Singh, Amar Sandhu Mickey Singh
2013 Kali Behke Mickey Singh Mickey
2013 Baichen Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2013 Bad Girl (Single) Mickey Singh, Waseem Stark Irene Mahmud
2013 Rani Mehlan Di (Micks' Tape) Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2014 Bullet (Single) Kay V Singh Mickey Singh, Epic Bhangra
2014 Double Addi (Single) Mickey Singh, Amar Sandhu, Dj Ice Mickey Singh, 2 NyCe
2014 Galliyan (Remix) Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2015 Ho Gaya Pyar (Single) Mickey Singh, Dj Ice Mickey Singh, 2 NyCe
2015 Ishq Haazir Hai (Single) Diljit Dosanjh Mickey Singh
2015 Bad Girl (Single) Mickey Singh & Waseem Stark Mickey Singh
2015 Cheerleader ReMick's Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2015 Dil Kafiraa (For Movie "Shareek") Mickey Singh Jaidev Kumar
2015 Rooftop Party (Single) Mickey Singh, Amar Sandhu UpsideDown
2015 Body (Single) Mickey Singh, Sunny Brown, Fateh Doe Mickey Singh, Fateh Doe
2016 Tujhse (Single) Mickey Singh Palash Muchhal
2016 Signs (Single) Mickey Singh, Raxstar Rajeev B
2016 Phone Mickey Singh UpsideDown
2016 Lost Mickey Singh Sanjoy
2016 Hold Me Mickey Singh UpsideDown
2018 I am Urban Desi Mickey Singh & Friends Mickey Singh
2018 YTL (Yaar Tera Lit) Mickey Singh Mickey Singh, Pam Sengh
2018 TU Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2018 Magic Mickey Singh Tedi Pagg
2019 Name On It Mickey Singh Tedi Pagg
2019 Tu Hi Das De Simar panag ft Mickey singh Tedi Pagg
2019 Kand Mickey Singh ft.Dana Alexa Mickey Singh
2019 Yarri Yeah Mickey Singh ft.Anjali Mickey Singh, Tedi Pagg, Khawaja
2019 Summer Luv simar panag Mickey Singh, Tedi Pagg
2019 Closer Mickey Singh ft. Dilpreet Dhillon Tedi Pagg
2019 Tingo Mickey Singh & Arjun Tedi Pagg
2019 Ptola Mickey Singh & Pam Sengh Tedi Pagg
2020 Left to love Mickey Singh & Rika Mickey Singh
2020 Teri Meri Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2020 Black Suit Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2020 All About Myself Mickey Singh Mickey Singh
2020 Crowd Mickey Singh Mickey Singh

Concert tour(s)

Live performances

  1. BBCAsianNetwork (2019)
  2. Vancouver (2018)

External links

  1. www.mickeysingh.com
  2. Instagram page
  3. Twitter
  4. Facebook page
  5. Soundcloud
  6. Apple music
  7. Official YouTube
  8. Snapchat
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