Rachael Hawnt is a passionate artist who has performed at some of the most iconic venues including The Royal Albert Hall and The Royal Opera House. Covering all genres of music, Rachael is considered one of the most versatile and powerful vocalists in the UK, achieving millions of views and thousands of followers across her social media platforms. In April2022, Rachael Hawnt became the winner of ITV's hit Saturday night show Starstruck. Rachael's impersonation of iconic singer Cher won her the title beating thousands of hopefuls competing for the top spot.
During her career Rachael has performed as a session vocalist for artists including Tony Hadley, Paul Young, Bonnie Tyler and Pixie Lott and shared stages with the likes of Will Young, Bob Geldof and Ray Davies. In 2018 Rachael was head hunted to appear onBBC1 singing show 'Altogether Now' where she became a finalist and achieved the 2nd highest score of the series. With original compositions Rachael has had success being featured on BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Disks and Channel 4's Sunday Brunch as well as having trailer placements including HBO's feature film A Christmas Proposal' in 2021.Her work also features heavily on multiple music publisher's catalogues including MPL and Warner Chappell Music. Most recently Rachael provided all original compositions, alongside musical partner Ash Cutler, for Steve Backshall's UK Tour which took place throughout April and May 2022.
Rachael has received many fantastic accolades from many high-profile personalities over the years. Some of these quotes include: "You are absolutely world class"-Simon Cowell" I loved listening to your album, you have a truly lovely voice full of soul"- Jools Holland "Rachael, your big notes, your belt is flawless"- Adam Lambert "If you want the best then book Rachael Hawnt"-Darcey Bussell "Great voice!"- Sir Bob Geldof "I really enjoyed your album, great songs and excellent vocals"- Rick Wakeman "Rachael has a voice and personality that can fill any venue"- Steve Backshall MBE and Helen Glover MBE
As Cher: "She was more Cher than Cher"- Sheridan Smith OBE "I felt like I was In Vegas watching Cher on stage"- Adam Lambert "That's not Rachael as Cher, that's Cher as Rachael! You close your eyes you hear Cher, when you open your eyes, she's still Cher!"- Jason Manford "You sounded exactly like Cher; it's nuts love!"- Beverly Knight