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Singh in 2014
|Birth name||Harmanjit Singh|
|Born||December 21, 1990
Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India
|Origin||Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India|
|Years active||2009 - present|
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.
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.
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.
|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||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|
- BBCAsianNetwork (2019)
- Vancouver (2018)
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