He has sold more than 10 million records worldwide, and thrilled Italian television audiences as a judge on the X-Factor, and now MIKA finally returns live to Italy with an unmissable concert on 10 June in Milan, at Fabrique. The special event will be an opportunity to celebrate his long-awaited, new album, the release date of which will be announced soon. From 10 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday 26 March, tickets will be on presale exclusively on the TicketOne online circuit.
This week, a new song by Mika entitled 'Talk About You' will be released internationally as a taste of the new album. For Italian media and fans, the first date will be at the end of April, with the release of the official single 'Talk About You'.Good Guys', premiered by Mika himself at the 2014 X Factor final. Meanwhile there will be several surprises leading up to Mika's long-awaited fourth studio album, whose title and release date will soon be announced by Universal Music.
Mika began his career in 2007 with the single 'Grace Kelly"which sold over 3 million copies worldwide and stayed at number 1 in the UK charts for 5 weeks and at the top of the charts in 6 other countries worldwide. The singles from his debut album, "Life In Cartoon Motion', totalled 6 million sales and the album itself went straight to number 1 in the UK and 11 other countries, selling over 7 million copies worldwide. His second album 'The Boy Who Knew Too Much' (2009) confirmed Mika's success, entering the top ten in more than 10 countries, also thanks to the hits 'We Are Golden', 'Blame It On The Girls" e 'Rain'. In 2011, Mika published 'Elle Me Dit"French-language single 'Elle Me Dit' remained at the top of the charts in France for eight weeks. With over 300,000 copies, 'Elle Me Dit' became the second best-selling single of the year and the video clip, starring actress Fanny Ardant, reached 35 million views. The third album 'The Origin of Love"published in 2012, contains the worldwide hit 'Celebrate"realised in collaboration with Pharrell Williams and the hit 'Popular Song"sung in duet with Ariana Grande. In 2013, Mika became a judge on XFactor Italia and coach on the French edition of The Voice; both television experiences turned Mika into an even more popular star, so much so that he was confirmed for subsequent editions. Also in 2013, Mika released an exclusive Italian collection of hits and reworked songs entitled Songbook Vol. 1: the album contains the Italian version of the hit Stardustthe duet with the winner of X Factor 2012 Chiara Galiazzowhich topped the Italian charts for several months and went quadruple platinum for digital sales. During his career Mika has received numerous awards and accolades such as Brits Awards, Grammy, Ivor Novellos, Capital Radio, Q magazine, The NRJs, The World Music Awards, BT and Vodafone, Virgin Media and MTV's Europe, Asia, Australia and Japan and many more. In France, he also received the prestigious award 'Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters". Mika has sold over 10 million records worldwide, winning gold and platinum discs in over 32 countries.
Wednesday 10 June - Fabrique - Milan
(Via Gaudenzio Fantoli 9)
Concert starts at 9.30 p.m. - Single seat 30 euro + dp
Tickets on sale at www.ticketone.it from 10 a.m. on Thursday 26 March.