Hanna Barakat is an award winning Lebanese-American singer/songwriter/guitarist, graduate of Berklee College of Music and international performer. Influenced and inspired by hard rock and popular music styles, Hanna’s unique style merges Arab/Oriental influences for powerful and genuine connection with her audience. Socially and politically charged, her passion-driven compositions and performances often add eastern ornamentation, as well as other musical influences to transcend language and borders to touch the heart. 

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...this artist has supreme control over her voice, and she uses that control to great effect. If you like Amy Lee’s voice you’ll really dig this powerful vocalist”

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  • Indie International Songwriting Contest 2016 - 1st Place Winner for Original Rock Composition, “Cycle”, 2016
  • and America's Got Talent - Judge’s Pick, Los Angeles Castings - for Original Song Challenge, and a front of-the-line pass to audition live for the producers, “Leave Your Light On”, 2016
  • - Judge’s Pick, Original Rock Challenge, “Leave Your Light On”, 2016
  • Music I/O - Original Rock Challenge - 1st Place, “Criminal” 2015
  • Music I/O - Original Song Challenge (All Genres) - 3rd Place Overall, “Criminal”, 2015
  • Berklee College of Music – Songs for Social Change Runner-Up, "Cycle," 2010
  • Berklee College of Music – Women Musicians Network Competition Winner, "Cycle," 2010
  • Berklee College of Music – Substance Abuse Awareness Competition Finalist, "Let Go," 2010
  • Berklee College of Music – Songwriting Department Annual Competition Winner, original "Cycle," 2010
  • Berklee College of Music – Walter W. Harp Liberal Arts Music & Society Award, Excellence Award, 2010
  • Berklee College of Music – Lester Lanin Endowed Scholarship, 2010
  • Berklee College of Music – Jack Maher Award, Songwriting Department, 2010
  • Berklee College of Music – Songwriting Department Performer/Songwriter Competition Winner, "Wanting to Go Home," 2009
  • Berklee College of Music – Berklee Achievement Based Scholarship, 2009-2010
  • Berklee College of Music - Student Ambassador, 2009
  • Berklee College of Music - Dean's List 2007-2010