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Harry Belafonte Booking Agency Profile

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Harold George Harry" Belafonte, Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, actor, social activist, and Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Governors Awards honoree. One of the most successful Caribbean American pop stars in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" for popularizing the Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album, Calypso, is the first million selling album by a single artist. Belafonte is perhaps best known for singing "The Banana Boat Song", with its signature lyric "Day-O". He has recorded in many genres, including blues, folk, gospel, show tunes, and American standards. He has also starred in several films, most notably in Otto Preminger's hit musical Carmen Jones, 1957's Island in the Sun, and Robert Wise's Odds Against Tomorrow. He has been honored by the American Jewish Congress, the NAACP, The Urban League, the National Conference of Black Mayors, the Anti-Defamation League of B'Nai B'rith, the ACLU, the U.S. State Department and the Peace Corps. He has received such awards as the Albert Einstein Award, UNICEF's Danny Kaye Award, the Martin Luther King Peace Prize, and the Kennedy Center Honors for excellence in the performing arts. He was the first recipient of the Nelson Mandela Courage Award..

How to hire Harry Belafonte for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Harry Belafonte.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Harry Belafonte, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Harry Belafonte or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Harry Belafonte's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Harry Belafonte for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Harry Belafonte, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Harry Belafonte. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Harry Belafonte booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Harry Belafonte for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Harry Belafonte booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Harry Belafonte charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Harry Belafonte agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Harry Belafonte manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Harry Belafonte for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Harry Belafonte agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Harry Belafonte, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Harry Belafonte booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Harry Belafonte, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Social Issues
Range
Actor-Emmy Award Winner, Actor-Speaker, African American, Show Type-Orchestra Show, Golf-Celebrity, Non-Pro, Reggae Style, Theatrical-Tony Winner, Social Issues, Performing Arts-Grammy Award Or Nominee, Social Issues-Diversity, Social Issues-Human Rights, Male
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