Harel Skaat (הראל סקעת) (born August 8, 1981 in Kfar Saba) is an Israeli singer of Yemenite Jewish descent who quickly rose to fame as the runner-up of the second season of Kokhav Nolad ("A Star is Born", an Idol-like series show) in 2004.
Harel Skaat released his first album, Harel Skaat (הראל סקעת), in the Summer of 2006. Both the album and his single Ve'At were at the top of the Israeli charts and have won numerous awards. In 2005, He was chosen to sing the Israeli National Anthem, Hatikvah, in the soccer game between Israel and France. He was named "The Man of 2006 in Israeli Music" by "Keshet" and "The Male Singer of 2006" in the "Hebrew Song Contest." He also won "Singer of the Year" and "Song of the Year" for "Ve'At" in the 24 Israeli Music Channel's A.M.I Contest.