Michael Kiessou

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Michael Kiessou
Michael au festi tour.jpg
Michael performing at the Yaoundé Multipurpose Sports Complex
Background information
Birth nameAnacle Michael Ghounam Kiessou[1]
Also known asMK Baby
Born (1986-01-11) 11 January 1986 (age 33)
Douala, Cameroon
OriginCameroon
GenresAfropop, Bend-skin
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, TV host, Voice actor
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2012–present
LabelsHope Music Group[2]
The Orchard
Associated actsStanley Enow, Locko, Philjohn.
Websitewww.michaelkiessou.net

Anacle Michael Ghounam Kiessou, better known by his stage name Michael Kiessou[1] is a Cameroonian singer-songwriter and entertainer.[3] He became popular[4] with his song Bennam.[5] The song was on his debut EP, Partage, released on April 2, 2014.

Discography[change | change source]

EPs[change | change source]

  • Partage (2014)[6]

Singles[change | change source]

  • Demoiselle (2012)
  • Abele (2013)[7]
  • Bennam (2014)[8]
  • Tourner les reins (2014)[9]
  • Wopalilo(Sagat Sagat) feat C-Prime (2015) [10]

Collaborations[change | change source]

  • Zeng Zeng - Jemmy Sev (2015)[11]
  • KDT - HMG feat Dynastie le tigre, Yvich (2015) (TBD)[12]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Canal 2'Or Act 10 ( Canal 2 International Awards )
Year Nominated work Award Result
2015 Michael Kiessou Best music revelation Nominated[13]
Best video (tourner les reins) Won[14]
Greenlight Awards
Year Nominated work Award Result
2015 Michael Kiessou Best Male artist Won[15]
KR Awards
Year Nominated work Award Result
2015 Michael Kiessou Honor Jury Award Won[16]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "WanDiscovery : Michael Kiessou, Chanteur auteur interprete – Cameroun" (in French). JeWandaMagazine. September 14, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  2. "Le Label Hope Music Group s'apprête à livrer une bombe" (in French). kamermoov. March 16, 2015. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  3. "Wopalilo : "sagat sagat de Michael Kiessou et C'Prime!"" (in French). Auletch.com. November 16, 2014. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  4. "Michael Kiessou surpris avec les élèves de la Cité Verte à Yaoundé" (in French). CulturEbene. January 8, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2015.
  5. "Cameroun , video clip - Michael Kiessou Bennam" (in French). CulturEbene. March 1, 2014. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  6. "Ndolè culture : "L'EP Partage de Michael Kiessou est désormais disponible sur les plateformes de téléchargement"" (in French). lwnmag. July 10, 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  7. "Michael Kiessou t'offre Abele - Ndjoka" (in French). Ndjoka. February 8, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  8. "Zik Kmer : "Top 20 des rythmes musicaux les plus telecharges au cameroun "". kurbain. Feb 21, 2015. Retrieved Feb 27, 2015.
  9. ""TOURNER LES REINS", LE NOUVEAU SINGLE DE MICHEAL KIESSOU" (in French). Newsducamer. July 17, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  10. "Clip-officiel : "Michael Kiessou Wopalilo (feat.C'Prime)" (in French). Camer24. January 21, 2015. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  11. "Coup de maître pour l'artiste Jemmy Sev sur le titre "Zeng zeng" (feat Michael Kiessou)" (in French). hellocoton. February 4, 2015. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  12. "Michael Kiessou, Dynastie Le Tigre et Yvich, trio de choc pour un titre non dévoilé" (in French). kurbain. March 16, 2015. Retrieved March 20, 2015.
  13. "Canal 2'Or 10ème édition : Voici les nominés" (in French). musicinafrica. Jan 29, 2015. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  14. "Canal 2'Or: Les lauréats de la dixième édition" (in French). journalducameroun. March 2, 2015. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  15. "Qui sont les artistes nominés aux céremonies de Green Light Awards ? – Vidéo" (in French). kurbain. Dec 23, 2014. Retrieved Feb 28, 2015.
  16. "Qui sont les artistes nominés aux céremonies de Green Light Awards ? – Vidéo" (in French). kurbain. Dec 23, 2014. Retrieved Feb 28, 2015.

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