Mika Newton is already a massive star in her native Ukraine.
She was born and raised in Burshtyn, a city in western Ukraine. At the age of 5 Newton was already beginning to show a love for performing. She attended music school at 6 years old and started singing at age 9. Newton immediately started traveling throughout Ukraine, singing in numerous competitions and winning a majority of them. At 15 years of age she would make a move to Kiev- eventually studying at a prestigious college for the arts. At the age of 16
Newton signed her first recording contract.
“I have trained many of today's greatest singers - from Whitney Houston to Andrea Bocelli. I know great singers. Mika Newton is one of the most gifted, multi-faceted singers I have ever taught. Mika knows how to deliver emotionally captivating performances, which she does unfailingly. She is a superstar in the making.”
After Eurovision Newton signed her new contract and moved to America to record her new English album produced by Randy Jackson.
After relocating to Los Angeles, Newton released her first U.S. single, the up-tempo “Don't Dumb Me Down”. The music video was directed by Marc Klasfeld who has worked with dozens of artists including: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Avril Lavigne, and Mariah Carey. The video premiered on MTV's Buzzworthy at #5 as one of the most-watched and most shared videos. Newton's second single “Come Out and Play”, released last fall, combines her signature earthy rock-tinged energy with this high-powered pop anthem. Newton just completed a successful promotional tour with exhilarating live performances in New York, Las Vegas, and Miami. Famed British DJ and producer Paul Oakenfeld who has worked with dozens of artists (Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Madonna) recently remixed “Come Out and Play”.
Mika Newton's electrifying vocals, bombshell beauty, and captivating stage presence made her one of the most respected and popular artists in her native Ukraine. But following an astonishing performance at the 56th Annual Eurovision Song Contest for an audience of over 100 million people in 140 countries, Newton has effectively transformed herself into a global sensation.
Newton's thrilling rendition of her self-penned ballad “Angel” electrified the Eurovision audience and left the judges spellbound. The singer/songwriter placed fourth, besting major recording stars from 43 nations including the UK, Russia, Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Israel, and Ireland. The contest is notable for launching national stars to international fame including ABBA and Celine Dion. After her Eurovision success, Newton signed wiMusic and Awards
Mika released two albums in Ukraine. They sold more then 750.000 copies. Six of her songs became the soundtracks to the most famous TV Serious "Kadety" .
1995-2004 won more then 15 singing competitions
2006: Nominated in The Best New Artist category at the prestigious ShowBiz UA Awards
2006-2010 Won the National Song Of The Year Award 4 times for the following songs "V Plenu", "Belye Loshadi", "Vyshe chem Lyubov" "Lyubvi Istoriya"
2010 "Woman Of The Third Millennium" for social and charitable work.
2011 Ukrainian Government Award for a successful representation of Ukraine on the international song contest Eurovision in Germany.
2011 St. Stanislav Order for social and charitable work.
th GRAMMYÒ Award-winning Randy Jackson's Friendship Collective.