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Miguel

Miguel Jontel Pimentel (born October 23, 1985), who performs under the name Miguel, is an American recording artist, singer, songwriter and producer. Signed to Jive Records in 2007, Miguel released his debut album, All I Want Is You, in November 2010. Although it was underpromoted and performed poorly upon its release, the album became a sleeper hit and helped Miguel garner commercial standing. After Jive's dissolution in 2011, he moved to RCA Records and released his second album Kaleidoscope Dream in 2012 to critical acclaim.

Miguel Jontel Pimentel, who performs under the mononym Miguel, is an American recording artist and producer
Miguel was born in the San Pedro neighborhood of Los Angeles, California
He is one of two sons born to a Mexican father and a black mother
Miguel's parents divorced when he was eight years old
At a young age, Miguel listened to classic rock, hip hop, funk and rhythm and blues
At age 13, he began pursuing a career in music
Miguel first signed with a local record label Drop Squad in 2000, then signed with independent record label Black Ice in 2004
During this period, the labels had requested Miguel to make music similar to that of musical group B2K
For nearly a year, Miguel's manager at the time submitted several songs to music mogul Mark Pitts; after receiving a song titled "Sure Thing"—which Miguel described as a "highly personal...record that no one was ever supposed to hear"—Pitts scheduled a meeting with Miguel in October 2007
The following month, Miguel signed a recording contract with Jive Records
Miguel cites musicians Prince and Queen as his influences, while showing admiration for Stevie Wonder, John Lennon and Diane Warren
Miguel expressed his desire to have worked with James Brown, who he considers the "last innovator for me when it comes to soul"
In addition to singing, Miguel also plays the guitar

Hip Hop/RNB

Adorn
All I Want Is You
Quickie
Sure Thing

Rock

How Many Drinks (feat. Kendrick Lamar)

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