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Grammy-nominated and multi award-winning Mediterranean beauty Lisa Panagos® is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, and producer. Although born in the USA, Lisa possesses a unique array of exotic heredities which can only descend from the mystical country of Greece and the romantic city of Paris of France.
Lisa Kicks off 2019 Mixing her new record at EastWest studios with Grammy and Emmy winning engineer Clark Germaine. “I had a great 2018 but I’m so excited to finish and release my new record! I’m excited to get back on stage with this new material and past material that my fans love!” After the release of her new single ‘Ecstasy’ on Valentine’s Day 2018, she was nominated for the 61st Grammy Awards 2019. Lisa Panagos® – Ecstasy Alt Mix – Best Pop Performance. She wrote, arranged and produced this single and there is a buzz worldwide about the release of her new record. Lisa recently received an award for ‘Best R&B/Soul Song’ from The Akademia for ‘Ecstasy’ and it was selected for the ‘Campaign of Love’ compilation alongside Golden Globe and Grammy-winning artist Irene Cara(Fame, Flashdance). The popularity of Lisa’s award-winning single ‘Ecstasy’ continued as she was selected for WOA records compilation Independent N1 Volume 8 edition 2018 put together by Grammy-nominated artist and producer Oliver Sean. Other hits include Lisa’s Internationally and Globally recognized single ‘Mind’s Eye’ which has earned her many awards. It also reached #1 on the charts; Power FM Global Radio Network, KSRL Radio, and its affiliate network stations. Lisa didn’t stop there and released ‘Know My Soul’ which has also held the #1 position on the charts and awarded by the Berkshire Media Group and KMIX Radio, LA October 2017.
As these singles began climbing the charts to #1 and winning awards, Lisa’s fan base continued to grow and so have her views. Many music executives took notice and Lisa was honored by the Akademia Music Awards at the Rose Bowl and presented an award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Media‘ with over 1,000,000 syndicated views. Other awards for “Mind’s Eye” from the Akademia include ‘Best Pop/Jazz song’ and ‘Best R&B/Soul Music Video.’ The LA Music Awards also took notice of Lisa’s performance of ‘Mind’s Eye’ and presented her with ’Music Video of the Year,’ ‘Electronica/Dance Artist of the Year’, and Producers’ Choice for ‘Outstanding Debut Release’.
Following her success with ‘Mind’s Eye,’ Lisa decided to release a cover of ‘I Wanna Be Your Lover’ written by the legendary Prince, on her record label Panagos Global Entertainment (PGE). Other songs released on her label include her new single ‘Ecstasy’, her EP ‘Mind’s Eye compilation’ and her full-length album entitled ‘Know My Soul’. Just after the release of the single, ‘I Wanna Be Your Lover’ Lisa was presented an award for ‘Best R&B Cover’ by The Akademia. As the accolades for Lisa and her musical works continued to catch fire, Hollywood was all abuzz as she was presented the Hollywood F.A.M.E. Award for ‘Female Rising Star’ at the Avalon Theatre in Hollywood, California.
During the course of her all-embracing acting, music and recording career, Lisa has worked with some of the music industry’s biggest producers, re-mixers, writers and arrangers including MacQuayle (Beyoncé, Madonna, Lindsay Lohan), Rob Chiarelli (Madonna, Janet Jackson, Will Smith), hit songwriter Alex Forbes (Cyndi Lauper, Taylor Dayne) and Dave Bianco (Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Vanessa Williams) to name a few.
Lisa has developed a catalog of over 500 songs and tracks ranging from R&B /Soul to Pop, Dance, and Jazz. They are all available for licensing deals and commercial applications for film, TV, radio and other forms of new media. Lisa has performed to audiences around the world with her original music, musical reviews and Broadway shows making her a well-seasoned National, International, and Global touring artist and performer.
Lisa’s Broadway credits include ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ starring Reba McEntire and Tom Wopat at the Marquis Theatre, NYC, and the first National tour of the same show starring Marilu Henner and Rex Smith. Other theatre credits include ‘Sophisticated Ladies’ starring the Duke Ellington Orchestra, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Camelot’ to name a few. A featured singer and ‘Sporting Doll’ at the famous Monte Carlo Sporting Club on the French Riviera, Lisa performed for the Royal family and opened for a host of legendary stars such as; The Gypsy Kings, Donna Summer, Tony Bennett, Harry Belafonte, and Shirley MacLaine.
Aside from her ability to perform live, her acting credits in film and television include the Emmy nominated TV series ‘Yes Dear’, multiple award-winning TV show ‘Law and Order’ and the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Donnie Brasco’, as well as Lead and Supporting roles in multiple independent movies. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2166116
Lisa has been extensively trained in all areas of the performing arts and has a dedicated passion for her music, acting, songwriting and producing which has achieved exceptional excellence to date. She has studied and refined her craft in acting with world-renowned coaches such as; Larry Moss (Hillary Swank, Leonardo Dicaprio), Michelle Danner (Jamie Foxx, Selma Hayek) and Patsy Rodenburg (Judy Dench, Ian McKellen), just to name a few. She trained in dance at Broadway Dance Centre, NYC, Steps on Broadway, NYC, Washington School of Ballet and North Carolina School of the Arts. Internationally recognized vocal coaches include Don Lawrence, Carlo Lifavi Menotti, and Rona Leslie. A graduate of Syracuse University, Lisa has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting, music, and dance. An awards recipient from multiple U.S. and International organizations to date, including the IBC in England, Lisa is an active member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity Association.
Currently, Lisa is living in Hollywood, California where she is completing her new album slated for release early 2019. She is mixing at EastWest studios with Grammy and Emmy winning mix engineer Frank Germaine and preparing for live shows in the U.S., UK, Goa India and more. Lisa is also preparing for the lead role of Charmay in the movie ‘Smiling Through the Tears’ based on the book written by Sharlene K. Humm.
Lisa speaks and understands conversational French and has performed arias in Italian, German and French. She has been recently featured in a variety of magazines such as Music Connection Magazine, Authority Magazine, and Talent Raters Magazine plus has been a featured artist on multiple syndicated radio shows.
There is no denying that Lisa Panagos® is an award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, and producer full of passion and soul. Her sultry vibe will keep you wanting more from this uniquely talented vocalist and performer every time. Lisa continues to rise up charts, win awards and is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with within the entertainment industry Worldwide.
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