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Anderson East
Number of songs: 1 | Total weeks on charts: 13
Appearing in a total number of: 1 charts | Total period running: 83 days

Michael Anderson, (born 1988) known professionally as Anderson East, is an American rhythm and blues/pop musician from Athens, Alabama, now based in Nashville, Tennessee.
East went to Athens High School in Athens, Alabama.

His grandfather was a Baptist preacher, his father sang in the church choir, and his mother played the piano in church when he was young. East wrote his first song, called "Brains," which he played at his 7th grade talent show. Inspired by musician Ben Folds, East taught himself piano and started writing music in high school.

East when to college in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, studying music engineering. He moved to Nashville 2 years later.

East opened for Holly Williams and ended up playing guitar and singing harmonies with her. He worked as both a session musician as well as a recording engineer to make ends meet.

East began his musical career in 2009, self-releasing an album titled Closing Credits for a Fire under the name Mike Anderson. He began his career under the name Anderson East with the release of an EP titled Fire Demos. He released his self-released debut album, Flowers of the Broken Hearted in 2012. East's debut album, Delilah, under the record label Elektra was released in July 2015. It was produced by Dave Cobb (Southeastern, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music).
East lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

2009: Closing Credits for a Fire - as Mike Anderson, his real name
2012: Flowers of the Broken Hearted (self-released)
2015: Delilah (Low Country Sounds on Elektra)
Sources:, Wikipedia

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