An only child from Woodbridge, VA , Shenna always knew she was different than the other kids her age. She discovered her musical talents early on and began performing in showcases at the age of 7. Shenna Somsmieh, known by her stage name Shenna, is a singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and model who has performed in front of thousands across the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. Notable performances include: Toronto's Mod Club, Disney World, The Highline Ballroom, Central Park, and the D.C. Pride Festival hosted by Hot 99.5. She has also received radio airplay and blog reviews in several countries such as Poland, Africa, Australia, and London.
In May 2014, SHENNA released her first EP, Dream In Color, holding the number-one spot on Bandcamp in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia market for several months. In October of 2016, her first album "Made Of Gold" was released and landed over 200,00 streams on Spotify's Discover Weekly playlist. SHENNA is apart of the Music Playground Publishing Company landing 7 major sync licensing placements. She has received notable press on MTV.com, Macy's American Rag "Ragged Mag", Highs Nobiety, V Magazine, The Singers Room, Baeble, and Examiner. Several records from her studio album, Made of Gold, were featured on the 2017 Season of "The Bad Girls Club", Netflix Film "Miss Stevens", Teen Mom OG, and MTV's "Finding Carter Season 2". Her videos currently receive rotation on AXS TV, VH1, Oxygen, and CMT. Her recent music video "Magenta" received over 100,000 views on Vevo in one month. Recently after the release of her single "Magenta", Shenna partnered with Reebok's flagship location in NYC as an emerging talent for their brand. Be on the lookout for more of Shenna in 2018!
First EP, “Dream in Color” was #1 on BandCamp’s DMV Market
First LP, “Made in Gold”, in 2016 landed on Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist, garnishing 200,000+ streams
Single, “Made of Gold”, charted in Thailand’s iTunes charts
Performed at DC Pride festival
Performed across the United States and Canada, and toured London
Partnered with Reebok’s flagship store for a performance as a brand ambassador
- Featured on V Magazine, Examiner, Macy's American Rag Magazine, HighsNobiety, and Baeble