There are various artists with the same name: 1. James Michael (born on September 26, 1968 in Holland, Michigan) is an American record producer, songwriter and musician best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for Sixx:A.M. (which features Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe and DJ Ashba of Guns N' Roses, formerly of Beautiful Creatures). With Sixx:A.M., he released The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack as well as the Live Is Beautiful EP while his debut solo album, titled Inhale, was released in 2000. 2. James Michael is a singer-songwriter from Cheshire. Was a contestant in the 2011 season of The X Factor.