Award winning Mediterranean beauty Lisa Panagos is an American singer, songwriter, actress and producer. Although born in Maryland in the U.S., Lisa possesses a unique array of exotic heredities which can only descend from the mystical country of Greece and the romantic city of Paris, France.
Her Internationally and Globally recognized dance single “Mind’s Eye”, which was also mixed at the world famous Studio 54, has earned her many awards. She was honored by the Akademia Music Awards at the Rose Bowl event April, 2016 for ‘Number 1 on the Charts’ on the Power FM Global Radio Network and ‘Outstanding Achievement in Media’ for over 100,000 syndicated views. Other awards for “Mind’s Eye” from the Akademia Awards include ‘Best Pop/Jazz song’, ‘Best R&B/Soul Music Video’ and ‘#1 On The Charts’ for KXRL Radio and its affiliated network stations. The Akademia also awarded Lisa ‘Best R&B Cover song’ for “I Wanna Be Your Lover” originally written and recorded by the legendary Prince. The LA Music awards also recognized Lisa for her performance of “Mind’s Eye” and awarded her ’Music Video of the Year’, ‘Electronica/Dance Artist of the Year’ and Producers’ Choice for ‘Outstanding Debut Release’. The recognition continued as she also took home a Critics Choice Award for ‘Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ from the Artists in Music Awards.
As the accolades for Lisa and her work 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, Ca. Lisa was honored to accept her award alongside an elite group of celebrities and industry luminaries such as Wink Martindale, Cass Warner, Ron Jeremy and Leilani Sarrelle.
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 (Taylor Dane), Ed Goldson (Jay Z, Eve) and Dave Bianco (Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Vanessa Williams) to name a few.
Lisa has developed a catalogue of over 500 songs and tracks ranging from Pop to R&B /Soul to Dance and Jazz, all available for licensing deals and commercial applications for television, film, radio and other forms of new media. Lisa has performed to audiences around the world with her original music, musical reviews and book shows making her a well-seasoned national, international and global touring artist and performer.
Lisa has appeared in many Broadway shows including ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ with Reba McEntire and Tom Wopat at the Marquis Theatre, NYC, and also the first national tour 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 multiple independent movies. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2166116
Currently, Lisa is living in Los Angeles where she is writing, producing and recording her new album. She is also auditioning for various film, television, voiceover and theatre roles and is up for consideration on multiple projects.
Lisa Panagos’s tracks