SHANIA is a 21 year old indie-pop singer songwriter from London, and recent Sociology graduate (2.1). SHANIA's passion for music developed at an early age and heightened at age 13, when she began learning the guitar, through self teaching herself. Later posting her covers and originals on Instagram and YouTube. Moreover, in her later teen years she began teaching herself the piano and how to produce. At this same time SHANIA began editing the videos and photographs she would post online. SHANIA's unique soft tone has likened her into the same brackets as singers such as Aurora and Sasha Sloan. Over the years, her social media work gained attention from popular radio stations, such as BBC Radio London. This has brought on many opportunities. In 2020, her track Purple(Comedown) was shortlisted as top 25 in Abbey Road Studios Songwriting competition. Her debut EP Bloom was released July 3rd 2020. Lead track Pear was premiered on BBC Radio London with Salma and LionHeartfelt. She later released a house track, UR Type with Martin Badder on Circus Recordings. The track is a growing success and received play on Danny Howard’s BBC Radio 1 as well as on Pete Tongs Dance set.
- Ur TypeLatest Collaboration! House producer Martin Badder and singer songwriter Shania debut track Ur Type released on Circus Recordings this summer! The track is growing streams with over 10k Spotify streams and has gained attention from popular UK DJ's including Danny Howard on BBC Radio 1 and Pete Tong. " I originally wrote ‘Ur Type’ on the piano and could definitely hear wider sounds when playing it. It’s like I knew this would become a house song one day. 3 years later, I was on Instagram and
- No explanationNo Explanation is Shania's debut single, released last year (2019) . Post break up song was is written by Shania and produced by UK producer Orchestra. Though Shania's previous work is indie pop based, this track is more experimental with clear RnB influences and subtle drill influences.
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Outreach Student AmbassadorUniversity of Kent
- Canterbury, United KingdomPart Time
Outreach Student Ambassador Duties included: •Giving campus tours •Supporting in workshop activities •Encouraging individuals to progress into higher education •Informing students about potential future career paths •Motivating pupils to exceed after finishing full time education At this job I have a duty to inform pupils about the range of options they have once they finish education through debates, talks and workshops. Overall, encouraging students to consider progressing into higher education.
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- Song Writing
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- Photography Editing
Shortlisted for Abbey Road Studios Songwriting CompetitionAbbey Road StudiosIn 2020 I submitted my song Purple Comedown to the Abbey Road Studios Songwriting Competition. Out of over 500 entries my track was in the Top 25. Though I did not win the competition I was shortlisted to Top 25.