Mika was born on August 18, 1983, in Lebanon. He is a singer and a songwriter, mostly known for such hits as “Relax, Take It Easy”, “Grace Kelly”, and “Happy Ending”. Mika holds numerous awards, including a BRIT award.
Michael Holbrook Penniman, Jr was just 12 months old when his family moved to Paris. When he was 7 years old Michael wrote his first song.
In 1992, Mika’s family moved to London, where Michael continued to write songs and study music.
Mika’s first single “Grace Kelly” (2006) stayed on top of the UK Singles Chart for 5 weeks. It topped Belgian, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian charts.
In 2007, Mika released his first studio album Life in Cartoon Motion. The LP was a big hit. It topped the UK Albums Chart and reached the 29th spot on Billboard 200. The album also topped various European charts and sold over 8 million copies worldwide. The fourth single from that album “Happy Ending” was a big hit. After hearing lightweight and happy songs from Mika, no one expected such a complicated creation. People started comparing him to Freddy Mercury.