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Mikael Persson, better known by his stage name Mike Perry is a Swedish DJ and music producer from Skövde. He is best known for his 2016 single "The Ocean" featuring vocals from Shy Martin, which peaked at number 1 on the Swedish Singles Chart.

Mike Perry
Mike Perry @ Lollapalooza 2017.jpg
Background information
Origin Skövde, Sweden
Genres
Occupation(s)
Years active 2015–present
Labels

Contents

CareerEdit

2012–2015: BeginningsEdit

In 2007, Perry released "Psycadelic" with Stephan M.[1] In 2012, Perry released "Put Me Up", an electronic dance music production on the Mark Brown label, and released on CR2 Records.[2][3] This was followed by a collaboration with Cecilia Axeland called "We Don't Sleep in the Night"[4] as well as "Whompin" with Filip Jenven.[5] In 2013, Perry began releasing music in a "big room" style.[6] Also in 2013, Miriam Bryant's "Push & Play" was remixed by Filip Jenven and Mike Perry.[7] Perry released several pieces of music from 2013 to 2016.[8]

2016: Breakthrough with "The Ocean"Edit

After playing a track called "The Ocean",[9] Sony Music Entertainment signed him up to their label.[10] On 15 April 2016 the track was released, featuring vocals from Shy Martin. The song peaked at number 1 on the Swedish Singles Chart, also reaching the Top 10 in Austria, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland and Switzerland as well as the Top 20 in, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, France and Ireland as well as the Top 40 in Italy, New Zealand, Portugal and United Kingdom.[11]

The follow-up single "Inside the Lines" was released on 21 October 2016.[12] The track features vocals by Casso and reached number 19 in Finland and number 25 in Sweden.[13] His third tropical house release in 2016 was the track "Touching You Again".[14] It was produced with newcomers Hot Shade and Jane XØ as well as singer Phoebe Ryan.[15] On 15 May 2017, Perry announced his upcoming single "Hands" featuring American singer Sabrina Carpenter and British boy band The Vamps. The single is set to be released on 19 May 2017.[16]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
SWE
[17]
AUS
[18]
AUT
[19]
DEN
[20]
GER
[21]
NL
[22]
NOR
[23]
NZ
[24]
POL
[25]
SWI
[26]
UK
[27]
2016 "The Ocean"
(featuring Shy Martin)
1 11 4 13 5 10 3 32 4 4 39 Non-album singles
"Inside the Lines"
(featuring Casso)
25
[28]
34
[29]
10 84
2017 "Talk About It"
(with Hot Shade)
40
"Body to Body"
(with Imani Williams)
56
[30]
"Hands"[31]
(with The Vamps and Sabrina Carpenter)
70
[32]
Night & Day (Night Edition)
"Stay Young"
(with Tessa)
39
[33]
Non-album singles
2018 "Rocksteady"
(with DIMA)
"California"
(with Hot Shade featuring Karlyn)
35
[34]
"Don't Hide"[35]
(with Willemijn May)
31
[36]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other releasesEdit

Year Title
2007 "Psychadelic"
(with Stephan M featuring Vanity)
"Arctic Sweep"
(vs. Dreas)
2012 "Put Me Up"
"We Don’t Sleep in the Night"
(with Cecilia Axeland)
"Whompin"
(with Filip Jenven)
"Train"
(with Kastenholt & Dee featuring Maegan Cottone)
2016 "Touching You Again"
(with Hot Shade featuring Jane XØ)

RemixesEdit

Year Title Original artist(s)
2007 "Fuckin' Voices" (with Stephan M) Distorded
"Give Some Love" (with Stephan M) Antoine Clamaran & Mario Ochoa
(featuring Lulu Hughes)
2012 "Champion" Clement Marfo & The Frontline
"Looking for Love" Nilson & The 8th Note
(featuring Fenja)
2013 "Last Day On Earth" Michael Woods
"You Give Me Life" NARK
(featuring Neil Ormandy)
"Push Play" (with Filip Jenven) Miriam Bryant
"Last Soul on Earth" (with Filip Jenven)
"All Night" (with Filip Jenven) Icona Pop
2015 "Carry You Home" (with Filip Jenven) Zara Larsson
2017 "Perfect" Ed Sheeran
"Cold" (with Hot Shade) Maroon 5

Awards and nominationsEdit

Awards
Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2017 P3 Guld Song Of The Year The Ocean Nominated [37]
2017 Grammis Song Of The Year The Ocean Nominated [38]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ""Psycadelic" von Mike Perry auf Apple Music". iTunes. 
  2. ^ Danny Golpanian: "Mike Perry - Put Me Up". Dancing Astronaut
  3. ^ Dan Carter: "Mike Perry - Put Me Up". Beat My Day
  4. ^ Danny Golpanian: "Mike Perry & Cecilia Axeland – We Don’t Sleep In The Night (Original Mix)". Get Lifted Tonight
  5. ^ "MIKE PERRY @ BÅNKEN". www.facebook.com. 
  6. ^ "Release: Icona Pop All Night Remixes". Housebloggen
  7. ^ "PUSH PLAY (FILIP JENVEN & MIKE PERRY REMIX) BY MIRIAM BRYANT". The Most Unreal Beats
  8. ^ "Beatport Release Statistics". BP-Top-Tracker
  9. ^ "Mike Perry: Wer ist der Typ mit dem Sommerhit 'The Ocean'?". dasding.de (German)
  10. ^ Matt Ogle: "Spotify Is Perfecting the Art of the Playlist". Bloomberg
  11. ^ "The Ocean" acharts.us
  12. ^ Tim Tabens: "Nachfolger vom Megahit "The Ocean": Mjusikvideo » Mike Perry feat. Casso - Inside The Lines". Dance-Charts (German)
  13. ^ "Inside the Lines" on acharts.us
  14. ^ bigFM Staff: "Mike Perry Steht Mit Der Single "Touching You Again" In Den Startlöchern" (German)
  15. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Hot Shade / Mike Perry / Jane XØ - Touching You Again - hitparade.ch". hitparade.ch. 
  16. ^ Craig, Nicola (2017-05-15). "Mike Perry Announces 'Hands' Featuring The Vamps and Sabrina Carpenter - CelebMix". CelebMix. Retrieved 2017-05-16. 
  17. ^ "Discography Mike Perry". Swedish Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  18. ^ "Discography Mike Perry". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  19. ^ "Discographie Mike Perry". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  20. ^ "Discography Mike Perry". Danish Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  21. ^ "Discographie Mike Perry". German Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  22. ^ "Discografie Mike Perry". Dutch Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  23. ^ "Discography Mike Perry". Norwegian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  24. ^ "Discography Mike Perry". New Zealand Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  25. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Poland:
  26. ^ "Discographie Mike Perry". Swiss Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  27. ^ "Artist Search > Mike Perry". Officialcharts.com/. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  28. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 
  29. ^ "VG-lista - Topp 20 Single uke 2, 2017". VG-lista. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  30. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  31. ^ "Hands - Single by Mike Perry, The Vamps & Sabrina Carpenter". Apple Music. Archived from the original on 25 July 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2018. 
  32. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 7 July 2017. 
  33. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  34. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 25 May 2018. 
  35. ^ "Don't Hide - Single by Mike Perry & Willemijn May on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 1 July 2018. 
  36. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 3 August 2018. 
  37. ^ Radio, Sveriges. "Här är artisterna som är nominerade till P3 Guld 2017 - Pressinformation". 
  38. ^ "Laleh har flest nomineringar inför Grammisgalan". 

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