Bands/Artist Name:- Sammy Hakim
Album Name: Sammy
Website Address: http://www.sammyhakim.com
Music Style: country/ pop/ singer songwriter
Influences: Bruce Springsteen
Sammy Hakim is a young musician from Virginia who first showed musical promise at a young age. She writes her own music, in addition to singing and playing the guitar, piano, ukulele and violin. She released her first EP, "Locked You Out," in October, 2011. As with Locked You Out, her new singles will contain all original material. Sammy’s latest singles are Fearless, released May 31, 2012, Mark Me, released September 17, 2012 and This Christmas Love Me, was released November 11, 2012. Her newest single released on 9/17/13 and is titled “Get a Little Closer” and is from her upcoming EP “Sammy” to be released 10/15/13
With success as a pianist and a singer, coupled with her desire to become a professional songwriter, producer, and musician, Sammy was inspired to study additional instruments including violin, guitar and ukulele. These instruments are highly influential in how Sammy composes and arranges her original music.
Sammy travels and performs live radio shows to promote her song “Get a Little Closer” and her single “Mark Me”. Which has been #1 Indie. Top 40 on NMW Charts,#5 Top 40 Charts and #9 on the Top 100 Indie Song Charts. Her song “Fearless” and “Mark Me” are finalists, in the International Songwriters Competition, Honorable mention in Mid-Atlantic Song Contest and 2nd place for Song Universe.
Sammy is a member of Songwriter Association of Washington, Songwriter Association Nashville and BMI.
Sammy graduated from high school a year early So that she could dedicate 100 percent of her time to her music career. Sammy has taken songwriting classes at Berklee College of Music.