Michael Patrick Kelly

Michael Patrick Kelly (Paddy) was born in 5 December 1977. He is an Irish-American[1] singer, musician and composer. Kelly was born in Dublin. He came to fame as the third-youngest member of the pop- and folk band The Kelly Family, who with over 20 million records sold since the mid-1990s, belonged to the most commercially successful acts in Europe. After years in the public eye, Kelly released his debut solo album "In Exile" and shortly thereafter retired to a monastery in France.[2] After six years he returned to the music business in 2011. Kelly currently resides in Germany.

Michael Patrick Kelly
Kelly in 2018
Kelly in 2018
Background information
Born (1977-12-05) December 5, 1977 (age 43)
Dublin, Ireland
GenresSinger, musician, composer
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Associated actsThe Kelly Family
Websitemichael-patrick-kelly.com

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released
Title Album details Peak positions Certifications
AUT
[3]
GER
[4]
SWI
[5]
In Exile
  • Released: March 17, 2003
  • Label: Polydor
  • Formats: CD
49 13
Human
  • Released: May 15, 2015
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, digital download
16 3 8
Ruah
  • Released: September 23, 2016
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, digital download
20 12 57
ID
  • Released: June 16, 2017
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, digital download
7 2 5
B.O.A.T.S.
  • Released: November 5, 2021
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: CD, digital download
To be released

Live albumsEdit

  • 2013: In Live – Solo & Unplugged (as Paddy Kelly)

SinglesEdit

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
AUT
[3]
GER
[4]
NLD
[8]
POL
[9]
RUS
[10]
SK
[11]
SWI
[12]
"Pray Pray Pray"
(as Paddy Kelly)
2003 43 13 74 In Exile
"When You Sleep"
(as Paddy Kelly)
70 45
"Shake Away" 2015 50 Human
"Golden Age" 2017 43 ID
"iD"
(featuring Gentleman)
57 60
"Roundabouts" 2018 47 ID
(Extended Version)
"Beautiful Madness" 2020 63 42 1 21 3 13 B.O.A.T.S.
"Throwback" 2021 47 30 3 8
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other releasesEdit

  • 2015: "Beautiful Soul"
  • 2017: "How Do You Love"
  • 2017: "Awake"
  • 2017: Sing meinen Song: Das Weihnachtskonzert Volume 4, various artists

Video albumEdit

  • 2013: In Live – Solo & Unplugged (as Paddy Kelly)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AllMusic biography
  2. ^ "Michael Patrick Kelly – Biography – Billboard". Billboard.
  3. ^ a b "Michael Patrick Kelly discography". austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Discographie Michael Patrick Kelly" (enter "Michael Patrick Kelly" into the "Suchen" box). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  5. ^ "Michael Patrick Kelly discography". hitparade.ch. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank". Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Archived from the original (To access, enter the search parameter "Michael Patrick Kelly" and select "Suchen") on August 22, 2018. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  7. ^ a b "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Michael Patrick Kelly)". swisscharts.com (in German). Retrieved October 4, 2021.
  8. ^ "Discografie Michael Patrick Kelly - dutchcharts.nl". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  9. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Poland:
  10. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Russia:
  11. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Slovakia:
  12. ^ "Michael Patrick Kelly". swisscharts.com/ Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Albums and singles certified Platinum in 2021" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved June 9, 2021.