Lee Hawkins is a multi-genre singer and media personality. He recently recorded "Christmas Songs About the Birth of Jesus", a full-length Christian/Gospel/Inspirational album which features Lee's critically acclaimed version of "Mary Did You Know?" (which currently plays in the rotation SiriusXM's 'Holly" channel) and a version of "Do You Hear What I Hear?" with his father, Lee Hawkins Sr.
Also known by the nickname "The Hawk", he is an honorary North American Orange Wiggle of the multi-platinum children's group "The Wiggles." The Hawk is featured as both an artist and a songwriter on the Wiggles 2015 album, "Apples and Bananas." The group's song, "Do The Hawk" features Hawkins and is, in fact, about him.
Hawkins is a Grand Prize Winner in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest for his song, "I Love You Woman," which was produced by noted R&B producer George Nash Jr. (Eric Benet, Jimmy Sommers, Earth, Wind & Fire). He released the critically acclaimed "Serenade" project, which was lauded by Billboard magazine in Gail Mitchell's "Rap, Rhythm & Blues" column. His songs "Don't Run Away" and "Come With Me (Live with me) off the "Serenade" album are featured on the Cafe De Soul label's Chapter Three compilation album. He was also a winner in the RIAA's Grammy Demo Showcase songwriting competition for "Don't Run Away."
After a long hiatus, Hawkins recently released "Midnight Conversations" an 11-song album, on I-Tunes in 2012. He is also penning songs for other artists and for film and TV projects. Hawkins is known for his interviews with top recording artists and celebrities. His music background often sparks in-depth on-camera creative discussions about the songwriting and recording process with top stars, including Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode, music superproducer Timbaland, rapper J. Cole, songwriter Diane Warren, Lionel Richie, Vince Gill, Lady Gaga, Ne-Yo, Scotty McCreery, 50 Cent and Pitbull, among many others.
Hawkins and his music have been profiled by Soultracks.com, the No. 1 web authority on Soul and R&B music and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He has also been written about in Billboard, Ebony and Jet magazines, and many others.