Miguel (US R&B singer)
Legal name: Miguel Jontel Pimentel
Miguel Jontel Pimentel (born October 23, 1985), better known as Miguel, is an American recording artist, singer, songwriter and producer. Raised in Los Angeles, he began creating music at age thirteen. After signing 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. On June 29, 2015, Miguel released his third album, Wildheart, which also received universal critical acclaim. Miguel incorporates R&B, funk, hip hop, rock and electronic styles into his music, and is often compared to vocalists such as Babyface and Prince.