We have not seen a songwriter of the likes of Leah Hanna King since ..?! Melodies that get stuck in your head and don't even need a track. A voice you can't forget. The child of Grammy nominated songwriting parents, music is literally in Leah's blood and she was writing songs as early & easily as other children used coloring books. Fortunately, her parents knew that real talent lasts but childhood is fleeting and she was not pushed into show business. Now, at 20 she has made her own choice to record the songs she has been writing for over 10 years. In this day and age of "manufactured" pop stars... Leah Hanna King is a member of that rare breed of singer/songwriters who were not created but born... to create music.

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WINNER - Song of the Year Contest March 2005! ("Just For Me" - Folk)

WINNER - Song of the Year Contest May 2005! ("The Man I Never Knew" - Folk)

We have not seen a songwriter of the likes of Leah Hanna King since ..?! Melodies that get stuck in your head and don't even need a track. A voice you can't forget. The child of Grammy nominated songwriting parents, music is literally in Leah's blood and she was writing songs as early & easily as other children used coloring books. Fortunately, her parents knew that real talent lasts but childhood is fleeting and she was not pushed into show business. Now, at 20 she has made her own choice to record the songs she has been writing for over 10 years. In this day and age of "manufactured" pop stars... Leah Hanna King is a member of that rare breed of singer/songwriters who were not created but born... to create music.

Similar Artists

A young Joan Baez - a female James Taylor or Lionel Richie... Joni Mitchell?

Influences

Alanis Morrissette, Carly Simon, Shania Twain, Fiona Apple, Joni Mitchell, Bob Marley, John Lennon, Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, the Beatles, Bone Thugs n' Harmony, Bob Dylan, Jewel

Bio

Leah Hanna King has music in her blood, not surprising considering her background! Born to William King (The Commodores) & Shirley Hanna-King, Grammy Nominated Songwriter, Leah was writing songs as early & easily as other children used coloring books.

Although Leah was a prodigy, Shirley knew that talent lasts but childhood is fleeting so Leah wasn?t pushed into show biz. Still, people kept asking Leah to sing; Nat?l Anthems, graduations, weddings... Most didn?t even know she was a songwriter but time and again were struck by her soulful, haunting voice.

About age 10, Kenny Rogers heard Leah sing. He was so impressed he put her in the studio, calling her a "born singer/songwriter". He said ? Leah, no rush enjoy your youth but one day you?ll realize what you?re born to do.?

When it came time for college, Leah knew edication is life experience as much as academia so she left LA and headed deep south, Alabama! At Historic Tuskegee Institute, home of Booker T. Washington & George Washington Carver, she expected to find passion & purpose but something interesting happened. The old pattern was repeating. People were asking her to sing! Music had again become part of her life... somehow. She realized what others already knew; for Leah Hanna King, life without music wasn?t an option. She found herself. She finished the semester, packed her bags and headed home... to music.

"Wherever you go, there you are" -Buckaroo Bonsai

Songwriters the likes of Leah Hanna King don't come along often. Melodies that stick in your head & don't even need a track. A voice you can't forget. In this day & age of "manufactured" pop stars, Leah is a member of that rare breed of singer/songwriters not created, but born... to make music.

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