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 now a singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, co-producer, and model who since the age of 7 has performed in front of thousands across the U.S. and Canada. Notable performances includes: Toronto’s Mod Club, Disney World, Webster Hall (where she opened for Swedish artist Sebastian Mikael), Central Park in New York City and the 2015 Washington, D.C. Pride Festival hosted by Hot 99.5. SHENNA finds her second home on stage. 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 150,00 streams on Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist. SHENNA is working on several projects as a singer-songwriter for The Music Playground Publishing Company. She was featured on MTV.com, Macy’s American Rag’s Ragged Mag, as well as Examiner. Two records from her studio album, Made of Gold, are featured on the 2016 Season of “The Bad Girls Club”, Teen Mom OG, and on MTV’s “Finding Carter”. Several of her videos featured on AXS TV, VH1, Oxygen , Netflix, and CMT.