Michael Brandmeier (Artist Profile) Bio 2020
Michael Brandmeier is an authentic, acoustic folk/pop artist whose music is being heard around the globe. His songs and tracks have been featured hundreds of times in many Film/TV shows, he’s garnered many independent awards from IAMA named Michael “BEST MALE ARTIST” to winning a Los Angeles Music Award for the “MALE SINGER/SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR”.
In 2019, please Michael’s tunes from his Crazy World CD featured in the upcoming movie, SURPRISE ME! (Surprisemethemovie.com)
You will hear Michael’s song “WHERE LOVE LIVES” in the upcoming, romantic comedy film KARAOKE MAN. WHERE LOVE LIVES starring Brian Dietzen of NCSI fame released on Amazon Prime in 2018. Michael wrote, performed and produced the song for the movie.
Some of the many TV shows Michael’s songs and music tracks have been placed in are: NBC’s hit show, THE VOICE, AMERICAN PICKERS, CELEBRITY LIFE COACH, THE NATE BERKUS SHOW on ABC, Private Lives Of Nashville Wives” on TNT, MTV’s shows, even off beat shows like, TOSH.2.0, AMERICAN PICKERS, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, The Lucas Grabeel of old, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL fame, Indie Film “THE ADVENTURES OF FOODBOY” on DISNEY EUROPE or as it plays HIGH SCHOOL HERO as it plays ON DEMAND here in the US, to the past hits like the SHOWTIME series SOUL FOOD, VH1’s series TOUGH LOVE, to NBC’S hit soap opera, PASSION’S, QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY to the hit TV series DAWSON’S CREEK, PARTY OF FIVE, JOAN OF ARCADIA, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE and more. His song “RETURNING HOME” was also featured in a Jerry Bruckheimer TV drama on CBS called MIAMI MEDICAL.
Michael is also a winner in the “BEST MALE ARTIST” category of IAMA AWARDS and nominated again in the same category. Michael is also a two-time winner of the SONG OF THE YEAR songwriting competition award–first time a winner in the POP category 2005, recently winning, November, 2009 in the AC category with his ballad “IF YOU’RE LEAVING SAY GOODBYE”. As well as a two time–INDIE MUSIC AWARDS “WINNER” in the Film/TV category and winner in the INDIE POPULI vote. On his award recognitions Michael states, “Any time an artist can be singled out of the masses of talent in this crowded & expanding music biz landscape, it’s truly an honor and something to be proud of”.
MOOD MEDIA RETAIL PROGRAMMER acknowledges Michael as the top INDEPENDENT ARTISTS based on plays in RETAIL stores. The director of music programming, Tim Ward, says that Michael’s music is PERFECT POP–not too hard, not too soft.
Michael says, “It’s really a thrill every time I hear someone contact me and let me know they were shopping or dining out and they heard one of my songs playing. It’s happened many times and it’s what I like to call very rewarding “HEART PAYMENT”.