Shekhinah Donnell Biography
Shekhinah Donnell born Shekhinah Thandi Donnell and popularly known as simply Shekhinah, is a South African Pop/R&B vocalist and songwriter. Shekinah was born on 2nd October 1994 in Durban, South Africa. She is popularly known for her hit song ‘Let You Know’
After singing and performing for many years throughout her childhood and early teens, the young artist landed her first major gig competing in South Africa’s seventh Season of the hit television show, IDOLS, where she made Top 32. After being eliminated from the competition, Shekhinah proceeded to enter the competition in its 8th season where she landed in the Top 6 of the overall competition.
Ever since then she has been establishing herself as an artist on a national scale by performing at a variety of corporate functions, government events and public events.
After idols she went back to school and passed her matric exams. After matriculating she released her hit single ‘ Take It Back’. She recently completed a Music Performance degree at AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance).
She now has two (2) number 1 hit singles under her belt – namely “Back to the Beach” (featuring Kyle Deutsch) and “Let You Know” (with Sketchy Bongo) which is now signed under international record label “Ultra Records”. In 2016 she also featured on the Black Coffee single, “Your Eyes”, and the Jesse Clegg single, “Breathing”. Her hit song ‘Let You know’ featuring Sketchy Bongo, who was signed to Sony Music, is set for release in the US and internationally soon.
During 2016 her hit song “Back to the Beach” was nominated for a Metro Music Award (MMA) and a South Africa Music Award (SAMA) but in October she won her first MTV Africa Music Award (MAMA). Shekhinah plans to launch her full music album in 2017.
2016: Best Pop and Alternative during the MTV Africa Music Awards.
Shekhinah Donnell Parents – Shekhinah Donnell Adopted
She was abandoned at birth by her biological parents and was adopted by the Donnell family. She says that she is very close to her adoptive father, Phil Donnel and has always been there for her and believed in her dream as a singer. Her adoptive mother lives in the USA and she says that she keeps in touch with her and visits her as often as she can.
Shekhinah Donnell Age
Shekinah was born on 2nd October 1994 in Durban, South Africa.
Shekhinah Donnell Biological Parents
She was abandoned at birth by her biological parents and was adopted by the Donnell family.
shekhinah donnell Instagram and Twitter
?I posted this tweet on my Instagram. Happy New year thanks for making the 1 st day of my year ??? https://t.co/2iGL5LyPqZ
— SHEKHINAH (@shekhinahd) January 1, 2018
Shekhinah Donnell Songs
- Please Mr
- Let You Know
- Back To The Beach
- Any Way I Want
- Power to She
- Into the Jungle
- The Sound
- Never Change
- Just Fine
- Rose Gold
- Goldfish Presents Organic House 5