Michał Szpak was born on 26.11.1990. In Jaslo. First time on a real stage came at the age of 9 years old.
In Jasielski House of Culture received the prize in the Young Talents. In 2011. Michael Starling took part in the X-Factor – sang in the finals with the winner of English edition Alexandra Burke, who even on the excellent UK market saw little artists’ image as distinct and innate charisma. This resulted in an additional, special prize – an invitation to a concert Orange Warsaw Festival. There was there before, among others, Skunk Anansie and Moby singing 3 songs from the repertoire of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N ‘Roses and Lenny’go Kravitz ..
In December 2011, it published the first release of the Artist, an EP containing 5 premiere tracks. In 2013 Michael won the main prize – the Golden Samovar Russian Song Festival in Zielona Gora. He made a song that they know all generations – “Black Eyes”. Early 2015 Michael began work on his new musical material and fruit this cooperation was released in November 2015 album Fri. “Anything Be Yourself”. The album “Anything Be Yourself” includes 12 stylistically diverse recordings that reflect the artist’s interest above all climate of the music of the 80’s and 90’s, and even his passion for symphonic music. The first single from the album was the song “Real Hero”. This piece in the Polish language version titled “You The hero of “Michael sang at the 52nd National Festival of Polish Song in Opole in the Competition “SuperPremiery 2015”. On the song “You’re a hero of” voted the greatest number of viewers, which It guaranteed a huge success and the main prize in the competition.
March 5, 2016, Michał Starling with the song “Color Of Your Life” won the Polish Preselct Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in May 2016 in Stockholm. Defeated participating in This year’s qualifying Edyta Gorniak, which in 1994 represented Poland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin and then took second place.
In May our artist got the biggest success he places on the 3rd place in the audience vote in Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm. All Europe appreciated him.