Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka

GBRR&B, Soul
5,317,168 monthly listeners
  • 1.4M followers
  • 783K subscribers
  • 223.7K followers
  • 331 followers
  • 1.4M followers

Michael Kiwanuka's Top Spotify Songs

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Cold Little Heart - Radio Edit
1.8M streams
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Home Again
507.8K streams
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One More Night
474.1K streams
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Cold Little Heart
383.5K streams
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Artist Name
Love & Hate
350K streams
1.8M
Streams last week
507.8K
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474.1K
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383.5K
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350K
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136.5K
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132.3K
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120.6K
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98.5K
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83.8K
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Michael Kiwanuka's YouTube Videos

211.9M
Views
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart (Official Video)
Youtube
211.9M views
Mar 22, 2017
113.5M
Views

Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate (Live Session)

Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate (Live Session)
Youtube
113.5M views
Apr 07, 2016
37.2M
Views
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart (Live Session)
Youtube
37.2M views
Jul 07, 2016

Michael Kiwanuka's Top Spotify Playlists in the past 3 Months

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my life is a movie
by Spotify
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Classic Acoustic
by Spotify
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Acoustic Chill
by Spotify
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Acoustic Hits
by Spotify
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Kitchen Swagger
by Spotify
3.6M
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2.3M
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Michael Kiwanuka's Chart Ranks

Past 12 Months

Events186 Events

Jun
27
Michael Kiwanuka at The Piece Hall
United Kingdom
GBR
, Halifax5000 - 10000 Public / Outdoor
Jul
03-06
Open'er Festival
Poland
POL
, KosakowoN/A N/A
Jul
04-07
Rock Werchter
Belgium
BEL
, RotselaarN/A N/A
Jul
05-07
Down The Rabbit Hole
Netherlands
NLD
, WinssenN/A N/A
Jul
05-20
Montreux Jazz Festival
Switzerland
CHE
, MontreuxN/A N/A
Jun
20-22
Metronome Festival
Czech Republic
CZE
, PragueN/A N/A
Jun
14-23
La Prima Estate Festival
Italy
ITA
, CamaioreN/A N/A
Past
Sep
24
Michael Kiwanuka at Campo Pequeno
Portugal
PRT
, Lisbon5000 - 10000 Stadium
Past
Sep
22
Michael Kiwanuka at Auditorio Mar de Vigo
Spain
ESP
, Vigo1200 - 2500 Hall
Past
Sep
20
Michael Kiwanuka at La Riviera
Spain
ESP
, Madrid1200 - 2500 Club
Past

Michael Kiwanuka's Upcoming Events24 Events

  • Michael Kiwanuka at The Piece Hall

    Michael Kiwanuka
    The Piece Hall
    GBR, Halifax
    Public / Outdoor5K - 10K
  • Open'er Festival festival

    Dua Lipa, Doja Cat, 21 Savage, Sam Smith, Måneskin, Foo Fighters, ice spice, Masego, Two Feet, Michael Kiwanuka, Sofi Tukker, Claptone, L'Impératrice, Air, Sampha, Slowdive, Loyle Carner, Noname, Yaeji, Floating Points, Benjamin Clementine, Modeselektor, Sofia Kourtesis
    POL, Kosakowo
    Mega
  • Rock Werchter festival

    Dua Lipa, Avril Lavigne, James Arthur, Måneskin, Foo Fighters, Zara Larsson, Lenny Kravitz, Jungle, YUNGBLUD, Simple Plan, Sum 41, Lauren Spencer-Smith, Snow Patrol, Bad Omens, Greta Van Fleet, The Kooks, Khruangbin, Michael Kiwanuka, Janelle Monáe, Black Pumas, Nothing but Thieves, Royal Blood, Parcels, Marc Rebillet, The Last Dinner Party, Dropkick Murphys, The Beaches, The Blaze, Tom Morello, IDLES, Jessie Ware, Parkway Drive, The Hives, Arlo Parks, PJ Harvey, Sampha, Slowdive, Jane's Addiction, Loyle Carner, MEUTE, Róisín Murphy, The Breeders, The Gaslight Anthem, The Cat Empire, Sleaford Mods, Benjamin Clementine, Archive, Froukje, dEUS, Eefje de Visser, J. Bernardt, High Vis, STONE, Whispering Sons, BLUAI, Equal Idiots, Isaac Roux, Loverman, Glints, Peuk, Brutus, The Streets
    BEL, Rotselaar
    Mega
  • Down The Rabbit Hole festival

    Raye, Jungle, Jain, Khruangbin, Michael Kiwanuka, The National, The Last Dinner Party, Jessie Ware, LCD Soundsystem, JPEGMAFIA, Nia Archives, Noname, Sho Madjozi, Folamour, The Gaslight Anthem, DJ HEARTSTRING, Blondshell, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Mdou Moctar, Ty Segall, dEUS, Eefje de Visser, Scowl, Octo Octa, Palms Trax, Elias Mazian, Nusantara Beat, Nana Benz du Togo
    NLD, Winssen
    Huge
  • Montreux Jazz Festival festival

    James Arthur, Laufey, Raye, Lenny Kravitz, Tems, d4vd, Sting, Rag'n'Bone Man, The Smashing Pumpkins, Henry Moodie, Jungle, Duran Duran, Loreen, Lauren Spencer-Smith, Deep Purple, Masego, Paloma Faith, Alice Cooper, Justice, Michael Kiwanuka, Massive Attack, Janelle Monáe, Dionne Warwick, Soft Cell, Paolo Nutini, The National, Marc Rebillet, Thee Sacred Souls, Zucchero, Victor Ray, Air, Jessie Ware, Asaf Avidan, Jon Batiste, Diana Krall, Mahalia, PJ Harvey, Jalen N'Gonda, The War and Treaty, Vulfpeck, SANTA, Barry Can't Swim, -M- a.k.a Matthieu Chedid, Kraftwerk, André 3000, Jamie Cullum, Yussef Dayes, Brittany Howard, Editors, Disiz, Selah Sue, Larkin Poe, Róisín Murphy, Noname, Mayra Andrade, Kokoroko, Trombone Shorty, Black Sea Dahu, Thibault Cauvin, Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets, L'éclair, YAME
    CHE, Montreux
    Big

Michael Kiwanuka's Past Events162 Events

  • Metronome Festival festival

    Milky Chance, Michael Kiwanuka, Tom Grennan, Marc Rebillet, Caravan Palace, The Blaze, MEUTE, Sofian Medjmedj, Daði Freyr, Mezerg, CMAT, Ghetts, Lenny, Myles Sanko, Art School Girlfriend, We Are Domi, Lake Malawi, Allysha Joy, Michael Kocáb
    CZE, Prague
    Big
  • La Prima Estate Festival festival

    Peggy Gou, Michael Kiwanuka, Phoenix, Paolo Nutini, Kasabian, Fontaines D.C., Jane's Addiction, Dinosaur Jr., Black Country, New Road, Sleaford Mods, Shame, Francesco Motta, Wu-Lu
    ITA, Camaiore
    Medium
  • Michael Kiwanuka at Campo Pequeno

    Michael Kiwanuka
    Campo Pequeno
    PRT, Lisbon
    Stadium5K - 10K
  • Michael Kiwanuka at Auditorio Mar de Vigo

    Michael Kiwanuka
    Auditorio Mar de Vigo
    ESP, Vigo
    Hall1.2K - 2.5K
  • Michael Kiwanuka at La Riviera

    Michael Kiwanuka
    La Riviera
    ESP, Madrid
    Club1.2K - 2.5K

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Michael Kiwanuka's Beatport Songs

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Artist Name
You Ain't The Problem (Claptone Extended Remix)
Released on Nov 08, 2019
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Final Days (Bonobo Remix)
Released on Jul 10, 2020
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Artist Name
Light (Edit)
Released on Mar 06, 2020
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Artist Name
Solid Ground (Virgil Abloh Remix)
Released on Oct 02, 2020
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Artist Name
Light (Original Mix)
Released on Nov 01, 2019

You Ain't The Problem (Claptone Extended Remix)

Claptone, Michael Kiwanuka

Final Days (Bonobo Remix)

Bonobo, Michael Kiwanuka

Light (Edit)

Michael Kiwanuka

Solid Ground (Virgil Abloh Remix)

Michael Kiwanuka, Virgil Abloh

Light (Original Mix)

Michael Kiwanuka

Final Days (Original Mix)

Michael Kiwanuka

You Ain't The Problem (Original Mix)

Michael Kiwanuka

Rolling (Original Mix)

Michael Kiwanuka

Hard To Say Goodbye (Original Mix)

Michael Kiwanuka

Hero (Original Mix)

Michael Kiwanuka

More about Michael Kiwanuka

Overview of Soul musician Michael Kiwanuka

British R&B and soul performer Michael Kiwanuka is from London, England. He has established himself as a leading figure in the music business thanks to his distinctive sound, enthralling listeners with his beautiful voice and moving lyrics. His music is a fusion of folk, funk, and vintage soul with elements of Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, and Otis Redding.

Kiwanuka's powerful voice, which is both silky and gritty, and his capacity to write lyrics that are intensely personal and emotionally charged define his music. Classic guitar riffs, funk basslines, and silky horns add a retro-yet-current vibe to his soulful sound. He has numerous albums under his belt, including the highly regarded "Love & Hate," which was nominated for a Mercury Prize in 2016.

Overall, the R&B and soul landscape in the UK has been greatly impacted by the musical talent of Michael Kiwanuka. He has garnered a loyal following with his soulful voice, heartfelt lyrics, and vintage-inspired sound. He will most doubt continue to enthrall audiences for years to come because to his talent for expressing emotion via song.

What are the most popular songs for Soul musician Michael Kiwanuka?

R&B and Soul performer Michael Kiwanuka, who is based in London, has a discography stacked with hit songs. "Cold Little Heart," one of his most well-known songs, became well-known after serving as the theme song for the HBO series Big Little Lies. Kiwanuka's beautiful voice, her moving lyrics, and the song's flawless fusion of R&B and soulful orchestration are all on full display.

"Black Man In A White World" by Kiwanuka is a different well-known song. The powerful words of the song, which deals with issues of race, identity, and community, are complemented by its cheerful, groovy rhythm. One of Kiwanuka's most well-known songs, its message connected with both listeners and reviewers.

Other well-known songs by Kiwanuka include "Home Again," "Love & Hate," "One More Night," "Solid Ground," "Hero," and "You Ain't The Problem." Each of these songs exemplifies Kiwanuka's distinctive sound, which combines R&B, soul, and folk music elements to produce a sound that is both classic and modern. Kiwanuka's music has brought him worldwide renown and a throng of devoted followers, and his popularity doesn't appear to be declining any time soon.

What are the latest songs and music albums for Soul musician Michael Kiwanuka?

With the release of his most recent album, "KIWANUKA," in 2019, London's soulful singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka has been making waves in the R&B and Soul music market. The album features a blend of soulful vocals, bluesy guitars, and groovy rhythms that perfectly captures Kiwanuka's distinctive sound. Album highlights include the songs "Hero," "You Ain't The Problem," and "Piano Joint (This Kind Of Love)."

Kiwanuka has released a number of songs in addition to his album, including "Aquamarine (feat. Michael Kiwanuka)" in 2022, "Beautiful Life" in 2021, "Solid Ground (Virgil Abloh Remix)" and "Final Days (Bonobo Remix)" in 2020. Smooth vocals from Kiwanuka can be heard on "Aquamarine" over a daydreamy, psychedelic background, and "Beautiful Life" is a soulful hymn to the pleasures of living.

The lyrics of Kiwanuka's songs, which explore subjects like identity, love, and self-discovery, have been hailed for their sincerity and profundity. Kiwanuka has established himself as one of the most intriguing voices in contemporary music with his distinctive fusion of soul, R&B, and blues.

Which are the most important music performances and festival appearances for Soul musician Michael Kiwanuka?

The R&B and soul musician from London, UK, Michael Kiwanuka, has made some outstanding appearances at prestigious festivals and venues all around the world. One of his most notable festival performances was at the Glastonbury Festival in 2019, where he delivered a captivating set that left the crowd mesmerized. Other notable festivals Kiwanuka has performed at include the Sziget Festival, Rock Werchter, Open'er Festival, and Pinkpop, all of which he has delivered unforgettable performances.

Kiwanuka has left his mark at some of the best music venues in the globe. One of his most memorable appearances was at L'Olympia Paris, where he showcased his exceptional vocal range and musicianship. He also gave a stunning performance at Ancienne Belgique, where he delivered an electrifying set that left the audience in awe. Other notable venues where Kiwanuka has performed include the Hollywood Bowl, O2 Academy Glasgow, and Razzmatazz.

Throughout his career, Michael Kiwanuka has proven to be a masterful performer, captivating audiences with his soulful voice and mesmerizing stage presence. Whether performing at top festivals or iconic venues, Kiwanuka always manages to deliver a memorable performance that leaves a lasting impression on his fans. His music has touched the hearts of many and has earned him a well-deserved place among the most talented musicians of our time.

Which are the most important collaborations with other musicians for Soul musician Michael Kiwanuka?

The British R&B and soul musician Michael Kiwanuka has worked with a variety of brilliant musicians to create some of his most enduring songs. Money, a song he wrote with Tom Misch, is among his best works. With its sweet melodies and groovy percussion, the song became an instant hit and demonstrated the talent of both musicians. Kiwanuka's soulful vocals and Misch's guitar riffs make for a fantastic pairing, and the song has grown to be a fan favorite.

'Aquamarine', a noteworthy collaboration with Danger Mouse and Black Thought, is another. The song is a stunning example of genre fusion, with elements of psychedelic rock, blues, and soul all blending together with ease. Black Thought's lyrical passages and Danger Mouse's production skills give the song a distinctive taste, and Kiwanuka's vocals serve as the song's ideal anchor. "Aquamarine" is a testimonial to the value of teamwork and the inventive potential that can be realized when musicians from various backgrounds work together.

Another noteworthy joint effort is "Flowers" with Little Simz. Kiwanuka's soulful vocals is wonderfully complemented by the track's gentle, jazzy mood. The track is given a modern twist by Little Simz's rap verses, creating a lovely fusion of the two eras. 'Flowers' demonstrates both artists' range of styles and their capacity to collaborate to produce something genuinely unique.

Overall, Michael Kiwanuka has worked with a variety of gifted musicians to create some of his most enduring songs. One of the most intriguing voices in R&B and soul music right now, his collaborations have given him the freedom to experiment with various genres and styles.

What do people also ask about Soul musician Michael Kiwanuka?


What kind of music is Michael Kiwanuka?

Michael Kiwanuka is a British singer-songwriter who blends folk, indie rock, and R&B with customs from his Ugandan upbringing. He has an acoustic vibe and a soulful voice.


Is Michael Kiwanuka making a new album?

Kiwanuka is currently working on his fourth album, with tour dates scheduled for the spring of 2022.


How old is Michael Kiwanuka?

36 years (May 3, 1987)


How many albums does Michael Kiwanuka have?

Michael Kiwanuka has 3 studio albums and 3 EPs in his discography.


How long is the Michael Kiwanuka concert?

Michael Kiwanuka concerts typically last 1.5 hours.


Is Michael Kiwanuka Religious?

Kiwanuka is a Christian, and he wed Charlotte Kiwanuka, a Christian musician, in 2016.


Who influenced Michael Kiwanuka?

Jimi Hendrix, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Jack Johnson, Pops Staples, The Band, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Eric Bibb, Tommy Sims, and Wham! are among the artists who have influenced Kiwanuka. He mentions Richie Havens and Funkadelic as further influences and has performed with James Gadson.


Is Michael Kiwanuka releasing a new album?

Kiwanuka is currently working on his fourth album, with tour dates scheduled for the spring of 2022.


Will Michael Kiwanuka tour?

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Is Michael Kiwanuka good live?

The concert was a terrific experience all around because it was generally well-orchestrated, had some truly astounding musical high points, and was able to easily unite a sizable crowd.