Michael Dion, born Michael Dion Franklin in Rochester, NY and raised in Orlando, Fl is an American ,singer-songwriter,producer and actor. Protégée of late industry veteran manager Steven E. Kurtz [Christina Aguilera,SWV, P!NK, The Doors]. Best known for his 2006 collaboration on internet single ''Sweet Love'' with cousin Mr.Cheeks of 90's group ''Lost Boys''.
While the commercially accessible, soulful songbird's pre-solo debut hype continues to peak the interest of international online fans and music execs alike, the humble 27 year-old is staying focused. "I'm gearing up to hit the scene running, working hard to make my mark. 2018 is going to be my year and beyond! ", comments Michael.
Citing influences such as Babyface, LA Ried, Tony Thompson,Whitney Houston,Tevin Campbell and Adina Howard, the edgy music sensation began singing at the tender age of 4. After several years of growing as an artist and perfecting his songwriting by writing for acts such as Britney Spears, Jamie Foxx, BLAQUE's Natina Reed, Fuller House, Jodie Sweetin, Tori V and vocal producing various of artist, the Florida native living in Los Angeles sold all of his belongings and went on a journey across the globe finally landing in London where he wrote and produced the ''The Perfect Stranger'' album himself in a tiny room rented upon arrival from America with his MXL 990 Microphone and his iMac on Protools.
A wonderful introduction to a multi-dimensional artist who has been waiting in the shadows, Michael has shaped his debut LP with a series of beautiful love songs and club anthems which resonate with a pop/r&b retro freshness. From the player swagger of the surefire club hit "So Lit!", the synth seduction of "Dirty Dancing'", ''Real Love'' which contains elements from Mary J. Blige's 1992 hit of the same title and the sexy,commercially enticing pop tune that is "Still" and the poetically touching heartfelt balled dedicated to his 5 year old daughter properly titled ''The Best Song I Ever Wrote'', Michael has only just begun to win the hearts of pop/r&b/crossover audiences' world-wide. Reminiscent of industry luminaries such as Ne-Yo, Usher and Chris Brown. The ''So Lit!'' single offers a powerful introduction to this new singer, with Michael's soulful feel-good, radio-friendly vocals perfectly suited to take over every music lover's favorite playlist.