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James Hatem, a New Jersey-born singer/songwriter now rooted in Nashville, has made his mark across the Northeast, Midwest, Southeast, and Northwest with over 150 self-booked shows. Influenced by musical legends including John Mayer, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and The Band, James crafts songs that guide listeners on a personal journey of self-discovery. His music is a unique blend of unfiltered songwriting and blues-rock, capturing the genuine essence of his musical identity.
In 2021, Hatem broke a Guinness World Record by playing 80 venues in 24 hours, adding to his list of achievements, which includes nationwide tours and features in publications like Guitar World Magazine, Nashville Scene, Canvas Rebel, and Inside Edition. He has shared stages with icons such as The Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, Kansas, and Ricky Skaggs, held a successful residency at Nashville’s Acme Feed and Seed and has hit the road with Miwi La Lupa from Bright Eyes. This year, James Hatem remains dedicated to creating and sharing his music, with more releases on the horizon.