Mayssa Karaa’s musical message is about empowerment and overcoming adversity.An American citizen born in Beirut, Lebanon, Mayssa Karaa infuses middle eastern influences into modern global pop, melding an inspiring, unique, creative blend.

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Name:

MAYSSA KARAA

Genres:

Pop,World,Alternative

Origin:

Beirut, Lebanon

Awards:

Featured on Grammy nominated soundtrack of Blockbuster "American Hustle"
 

Associated acts:

Florence and the machine,Lana Del Rey, Evanescene,Sting.

LATEST NEWS
American Lebanese singer launches her music campaign at the historic Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood

Mayssa Karaa knows what it's like to have a foot in 2 worlds, born in Lebanon & living in America. Her song “Call Me Stranger” explores this, debuting to rave reviews at a special Dec. 5th event.

The Capitol Records release party saw Mayssa perform three songs live that left the star-packed crowd over-joyed.  Some highlights of who showed up for the event include major figures from the mainstream and media press as well as the film and music industry.

Mayssa Karaa Goes 
"Hollywood to Bollywood"
in her new song "Hayati"
with megastar AR Rahman

Mayssa Karaa and top Indian music director, songwriter, and producer AR Rahman seem a perfect

match, in Karaa's latest release, the song “Hayati”. Fusing rap, Arabic vocals, and Indian melodies the

song is featured in the new hit Bollywood movie “Chekka Chivantha Vaanam”, a film produced by one

of the biggest Indian producers Mani Ratnam. The rap verse on the song features rising star Shivang

Vaishnav and the song has been released by Sony India.

NOW 66' features 16 major current hits from today's hottest artists, including Migos, Meghan Trainor, Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton, Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, Jason Aldean, Camila Cabello, Maroon 5, Imagine Dragons, Miguel feat. Travis Scott, Khalid feat. Normani, The Chainsmokers, Niall Horan, Lauv, and 5 Seconds Of Summer.

'NOW 66' also includes five free up-and-coming "NOW Presents What's Next" New Music Preview bonus tracks from Calum Scott feat. Leona Lewis, Mayssa Karaa, Arlissa feat. Jonas Blue, Ruel, and Walkney. Previewing tomorrow's biggest hits, "NOW Presents What's Next" has introduced major developing artists to NOW's enthusiastic, highly engaged audience, 

Vocalist & Songwriter Mayssa Karaa's BROKEN LINES Featured on NOW 66 distributed by Universal Music
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PRESS

LA TIMES

"and Lebanese singer Mayssa Karaa's wild version of "White Rabbit" that outdoes the original..."

CBS

"American hustle soundtrack featuring Karaa's song nominated to the Grammys as best compilation soundtrack for visual media"

SKYNEWS ARABIA

"Mayssa Karaa youngest Arabic singer in Hollywood" 

BROADWAY WORLD


Vocalist & songwriter Mayssa Karaa's “Broken Lines” featured as “NOW presents what's next” track

BREAKING AND ENTERING

"When you hear her, though, you’ll realize that the level of prestige she’s acclaimed for her film work may not be out of the realm of possibility for her career in the future."

L'ORIENT LE JOUR

"Mayssa Karaa,une fusion de cultures"

 

THE HUFFINGTON POST

"She sang a capella into her iPhone, from Lebanon where she was finishing up a tour. We knew immediately from her iPhone demo that she was going to be great. A week later she came to LA and cut the song”
 

PRI'S THE WORLD

"How a Lebanese singer got a Hollywood gig singing 'White Rabbit' in  'American Hustle'"

BUSINESS INSIDER

'NOW 66' also includes five free up-and-coming "NOW Presents What's Next" New Music Preview bonus tracks from Calum Scott feat. Leona Lewis, Mayssa Karaa, Arlissa feat. Jonas Blue, Ruel, and Walkney. 

THE OAKLAND PRESS

"The creative peak of the night came from Lebanese-American singer  Mayssa Karaa, who sang most of the verses of “Turn the Page” in  Arabic, bringing an appreciative audience to its feet..."

THE NATIONAL

“Mayssa Karaa, in Abu Dhabi, and on the brink of stardom”

 

THE DAILY STAR

"Mayssa Karaa's Arabian Rock"

 

BOLD MAGAZINE

"Sing when you're winning"

GALLERY
CONTACT

Management team:
mgmt@mayssakaraa.com

+1 (323) 283-5430

 

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