Andrew Andraos is an award-winning Lebanese singer, composer, and music producer. Andraos was described as “Pavarotti of The Middle East" on the TV Talk Show “Ahmar Bel Khat El Arid” with Malek Maktabi. His voice and music include a unique fusion between the Western and Arabic musical traditions. Andraos combines Western and Arabic music, drawing upon the Arabic Maqam tradition using instruments principally associated with Western classical music. His latest original rendition of “Ave Maria” reached Top 21 on Spotify’s charts for three consecutive days following its release.
At just 25 years old, Andraos has worked alongside esteemed award-winning legends such as Gary Catona of Andrea Bocelli, Whitney Houston, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Katy Perry, and Pharrell Williams. He also participated in masterclasses with Hans Zimmer, the music composer and producer of Gladiator, Interstellar, The Dark Knight, Inception, The Lion King, Blade Runner, and many others. Furthermore, Andraos has been working with artists from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, the European Stage Authors and Composers, Broadcast Music Institute, Universal Music, Sony Music, and Warner Music. His collaborations with notable musicians and producers include Poo Bear, Wynton Marsalis, Mike Stern, Ye Huang of Arturo Sandoval, Emilia Ali, Tony Carbone, Tom Stein, Naseem Alatrash, Renato Milone, Suzanna Sifter, Sean Slade, and Michael Moss to name a few. He also composed the music for the Broadway show “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” which won The Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Sound Design.
With ten years of industry research and six years of collaboration with award-winning producers and musicians, Andraos co-founded Andersonation LLC with music entrepreneur Michael Godwin, where he is currently serving as CEO. His company has been supporting members of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, the European Stage Authors and Composers, Broadcast Music Institute, Universal Music, Sony Music, Warner Music, Sound Exchange, Kobalt Music, Tunecore, CDbaby, and Empire. His work has been praised by international publications including The Associated Press News, Business Insider, Annahar, News Affinity, and Entrepreneurs Break.
Andraos was honored by several institutions and organizations for his extraordinary ability in singing, composing and producing music by the time he was just 12 years old. He is a Summa Cum Laude alumni from Berklee College of Music with a BM in Contemporary Writing and Production, and Northeastern University with a MS in Creative Practice Leadership.
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