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Mike Posner

Mike Posner


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Birth Name :

Michael Robert Posner

Birth Date :

February 12, 1988

Birth Place :

Southfield, Michigan, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "Cooler Than Me" (2010)


Mike Posner pursued singing career since 2006 and dropped out of Duke University to focus on music. There were at least three mixtapes dropped by him before he secured a major deal with J Records (RCA/Sony). The singer/songwriter who was born on February 12, 1988, then hired Wale's manager, Daniel Weisman of Elitaste Inc., as his manager.

After securing a deal with the major label, Mike chose to return to college and tour on the weekend while at the same time working on his debut album. To tide his fans over while waiting for the effort to arrive in stores, he treated them with another mixtape "One Foot Out the Door" in October 2009.

Latest News

Mike Posner Gets Introspective on New Song 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza'

April 16, 2015 04:52:10 GMT

is finally back with a new song. After spending months without releasing music, the singer returned on Tuesday, April 14 with "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" which was inspired by his own life after the success of his 2010 hit single "Cooler Than Me".

Mike Posner Releases 'Top of the World' Music Video Ft. Big Sean

December 20, 2013 08:01:40 GMT

and have released the music video for their single "Top of the World". Directed by Jon Jon Augustavo, the four-minute clip opens with Posner flying back to his hometown of Detroit.

Audio: Mike Posner's New Acoustic Track 'Back Home'

December 24, 2012 03:35:43 GMT

Singer-songwriter and producer has released an acoustic track for the holidays, lovingly dedicating it to his fans by tweeting "wishing you health and happiness in 2013." The track, "Back Home", features a rap verse from Cleveland rapper King Chip.

Mike Posner Unveils New Song 'Heaven' for Sandy Hook Shooting Victims

December 17, 2012 09:14:21 GMT

Singer and songwriter has unveiled a new touching song titled "Heaven". He especially dedicated it to the 20 children and 6 adults who were killed on December 14 at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Conneticut. In the inspiring track, the Detroit singer and record producer sends out his love and thoughts to the victims and tries to remind everyone to remain positive amidst the tragedy.

New Videos: Mike Posner's 'Perfect Mess', Cali Swag District's 'Burn Out'

January 24, 2012 08:47:52 GMT

debuts his new music video almost at the same time premiere theirs. The "Looks Like Sex" singer supports his mixtape track "A Perfect Mess", while the "Teach Me How to Dougie" hitmakers promote their single "Burn Out (Drive Fast)".

Mike Posner Lives Out Male Fantasy in 'Looks Like Sex' Video

January 10, 2012 06:12:46 GMT

has released an equally slinky music video for his sexually-dripping single "Looks Like Sex". The "Cooler Than Me" hitmaker parades his curvaceous video vixens around while declaring his lust for the hot ladies over the laid-back music.

Mike Posner's New Single 'Looks Like Sex' From Album 'Sky High'

November 30, 2011 03:00:07 GMT

drops a sexually-dripping single called "Looks Like Sex" for the first official offering from his new album "". In this track, the "Cooler Than Me" hitmaker shamelessly declares his lust for a hot lady whom he runs into.

Cher Lloyd Debuts 'With Ur Love' Video Ft. Mike Posner

October 03, 2011 08:12:16 GMT

shares screen with in a music video for her second single "With Ur Love". The former contestant of "" takes a stroll on streets with her two girl friends while singing praise for the man she has hots for.

Video Premiere: Mike Posner's 'Bow Chicka' Ft. Lil Wayne

February 24, 2011 04:27:26 GMT

and are neighbors in a music video for "Bow Chicka Wow Wow" remix. The J Records artist and the Young Money rapper get trouble in keeping their girlfriends happy, but as soon as the music kicks in, things get steamy.

10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2010

December 25, 2010 07:31:29 GMT

2010 is about to end. Many albums and singles have been rolled out throughout the year, battling for the first spots on various charts across the country and competing for coveted awards at many prize-giving events. Some came from veteran artists like , and , and the others came from budding singers who tried to make their big break in the game.

Video Premiere: Mike Posner's 'Please Don't Go'

October 15, 2010 06:48:58 GMT

gets nostalgic in a music video for his second single "Please Don't Go". The 22-year-old singer walks down the streets of Los Angeles during a sunny day, revisiting places in the city where he and his girlfriend used to spend time together.

2010 AMAs Noms: Eminem, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry Dominating the List

October 13, 2010 02:35:34 GMT

scores the most nods when 2010 American Music Awards nominations were announced on Tuesday, October 12. Along with , the rapper receives a total of five nods. The Slim Shady is up for Favorite Album in pop/rock and rap/hip-hop music fields, and Antebellum are up for Favorite Album in country music.

MTV EMAs Nominees: Lady GaGa, Katy Perry and More

September 20, 2010 08:24:13 GMT

To be held in Madrid, Spain, the 17th Annual European Music Awards has unleashed the artists that take up nominations this year. Leading the list is recent MTV VMAs big winner , who like and , has bagged five nominations.

New 'Skyline' Poster Gives Close Look at Alien Spaceships

August 19, 2010 06:50:15 GMT

After debuting a teaser trailer, "" wants to attract moviegoers with an eye-catching poster. The official one-sheet for the movie, which comes out via Shock Till You Drop, is dominated by blue and features two spaceships flying over skyscrapers.

Naomi Watts' Thriller 'Fair Game' Unleashes First Trailer

August 19, 2010 06:22:59 GMT

Summit Entertainment has debuted the first full trailer for "" starring Oscar-nominated actress as a covert officer in the CIA's Counter-Proliferation Division, Valerie Plame. Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video follows Valerie who leads an investigation into the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

Eminem Rebounds to No. 1 on Hot 200, Going Double Platinums

August 19, 2010 06:22:04 GMT

returns to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 after sitting at the runner-up position since last two weeks. His latest rap album "" adds 133,000 copies, giving it 2.1 million mark in just eight weeks and replacing the former chart topper 's "" on the top spot.

Artist of the Week: Mike Posner

June 28, 2010 05:39:17 GMT

Turn your negative into positive, some say. When started his career as a songwriter and shopped around his songs to labels, he was often rejected. But he refused to back off, deciding to sing it with his own voice. The result is one of his tracks is burning the chart right now.

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