M. Pokora

Hometown Strasbourg, France
Genres Pop music + R&B
Record Label Universal Music
Nationality French
Other Names Matt Pokora
Eye Color Blue
Build Athletic

Matthieu Tota in Strasbourg, France commonly known as M. Pokora or Matt Pokora, is a French singer and songwriter.

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  • Alexandra Trovato
    Dated 2012
  • Sofia Boutella
    Dated 2008

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1985 Birth Born on September 26, 1985.


1998 12 Years Old Matthieu Tota, is the son of professional footballer André Tota and his mother is Brigitte Tota. His parents divorced in 1998 when he was just 13. … Read More
2003 17 Years Old 1 More Event
In fall 2003, he participated in the third season of Popstars, a French talent reality television show broadcast on M6. … Read More
2004 18 Years Old In 2004, soon after the break-up of Linkup, Mattieu started working preparing for a solo career collaborating with the producers Kore & Skalp.
2005 19 Years Old Under the stage name Matt Pokora, he released his first eponymous solo album originally entitled Matt Pokora. In 2005, he was forced to change his chosen name after a lawsuit from French R&B singer Matt Houston. … Read More


2006 20 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2006, his second album Player was released topping the French chart. … Read More
The result was his third album MP3 that was released on 24 March 2008, and included 14 tracks, including 12 in English. … Read More
The first single from the album was "Juste une photo de toi" released concurrently with the launching of the album. On 22 January 2011, during the NRJ Music Awards, the song was chosen as "Song of the Year" in addition to M. Pokora being chosen "French Male Artist of the Year". To consolidate his international drive started with the MP3 album, he announced that an English version was under preparation. Finally the Englishversion titled Updated was launched on 14 March 2011, containing 11 songs, mostly adaptations of the French language hits on Mise à jour. … Read More
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