Shawnee grew up recording songs on a tape recorder influenced by Yanni, Beethoven, and Melissa Etheridge. Her first singing jobs were as a Shania Twain impersonator before she recorded songs for shows like Disney TV while touring as a supporting vocalist for major artists.
Shawnee released the single “Mirror Me” tbat quickly became an anthem of self-identity struggle, and empowering strength. The song was supported by Much Music and hit #1 on the NAMC before Shawnee performed the song at NYC Pride following Lady Gaga’s performance.
Shawnee challenges the boundaries using music to showcase her roots and explore genres of soul, r&b, pop, and alternative. Her recent single “Warrior Heart” was released to help end Canada’s suicide crisis. Shawnee leads her career path and music in efforts to support, heal and empower.