Leeds Pride are Excited to Announce our Next Act, SHENA.
Since graduating from the Royal Academy with Honours, Shèna has been lucky enough to enjoy an incredibly successful career in all areas of the Music Industry. and even the TV and movie industries as well.
As a backing vocalist she has worked with great artists such as Lisa Stansfield, Luther Vandross, Mica Paris, Chaka Khan, James Brown, Amy Winehouse , Heather Small, Josh Stone, Michael Gray, Alex Gaudino, Charlotte Church, The Sugar Babes, Girls Aloud, Mariah Carey, Leslie Garett, Alicia Dixon and Michael Ball to name but a few.
As a solo artist she has over 150 commercial releases to her credit, which include the monster dance hits The Weekend, There’s nothing I won’t do, You Belong To Me, Dare Me, Guilty, Can’t stop the rain (one of Terry Wogan’s favourites on Radio 2), Watch out, I’ll Be Waiting, Take Me To The Clouds Above, Take Me To The Stars, as well as Electrosexual which was heavily featured on the Hollywood Blockbuster movie The girl with the dragon tattoo, starring Daniel Craig.
Shèna has also had a successful career in the West End, which includes performing in the touring production of Carmen Jones, understudy to the lead in Mama I want to sing, one of the Soul girls in Jesus Christ Superstar, and she took over the lead role from Irene Cara in What a feeling. And in 2013 she was chosen from 6500 girls to star as Whitney Houston in the Channel 5 documentary, Autopsy: Whitney Houston’s last hours and then again most recently in Whitney & Bobby: addicted to love also on Channel 5. In fact her biggest claim to fame is that she is the only woman in the world to have portrayed Whitney Houston 3 times on 3 different TV Documentaries, the third one being: Autopsy: Bobbi Kristina’s Last Hours.