Emerging Talent Agency

Samantha Hakim, 18 year-old professional singer, songwriter, musician born and raised in Northern Virginia.
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 began composing and arranging songs when she was 13. Sammy’s songs are inspired by her friends and real life situations. Her music reflects influences of Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Taylor Swift, Pink, Rihanna and Ed Sheeran. Her soulful voice pays allegiance to Kelly Clarkson, Avril Lavigne and Carrie Underwood. Sammy, aligning herself with one of her music mentors in describing herself as an artist quotes, “I am like Elvis Costello, I write what I want, pop, county, rock, or whatever I feel. Writing and performing music is one of my deepest passions in life.” This drive and determination inspires Sammy to focus on a deeper understanding of her world and her relationships with people to create her unique brand of pop music that touches people at an emotional level seldom accomplished by young songwriters.
Sammy has performed her music at a variety of local venues including Jammin Java, The Soundry. City Sweets, Café Amouri, The Vienna Green, Growlers, Union Jacks, Iris Lounge, Launch Music Festival, various radio stations and other events throughout the region to promote her music and to build a fan base.
Sammy has won awards for her song, “Fearless” it was #2 in a songwriting competition for Song Universe and honor mention for a competition with Songwriter Association of Washington. Fearless is currently a finalist in the International Songwriting Competition. Sammy has been named one to watch NSAI.
Sammy is a member of Songwriters Association of Washington and Washington Area Music Association, Nashville Songwriters Association International, WAMA, and BMI. She continues to develop her craft by taking weekly piano, guitar, vocal lessons. Contact her at website at www.sammyhakim.com or prhakim@verizon.net.
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