MNEK's real name is Uzoechi Osisioma Emenike, he is an English singer, songwriter and producer who lives in London. The young artist was only nine years old when he started producing music and fourteen when MNEK signed his first record contract. Since 2011 he works with Miranda Coopers production team Xenomania. Emenike wrote and produced music for artists like Duke Dumont, Little Mix, Olly Murs, Misha B, Gorgon City, Rudimental, Duran Duran and many more. For his work on the #1 single "Need U (100%)" by A*M*E he gained a grammy nomination. In 2013 did MNEK receive a new record contract from the label EMI/Virgin. Sound of 2014 predicted MNEK his break-through in 2014.