CMA Awards 2018

Abraham Mateo's Biggest Inspiration Is Michael Jackson & More You Should Know

Spanish singer Abraham Mateo grew up in the south of Spain in the southwestern city of Cádiz. Besides signing, Mateo also loves sports, ranking soccer and boxing among his favorites.

For Billboard's You Should Know" series, Mateo broke down some more fun facts about himself, helping shed some light on his art. When it comes to his music, Mateo credits the King of Pop as a major influence. "Michael Jackson is my biggest inspiration," he tells Billboard.

Learn more about Abraham Mateo in the video above.