Singer-Songwriter, Author, Broadcaster
Sharlene-Monique is a London based singer-songwriter, author and broadcaster.
Her three concept albums Destiny, Perspective
and Raw & Honest Love combine evocative, soulful vocals with deeply inspiring songs of empowerment, love and self-acceptance with music to move and soothe the soul and spirit.
As an independent artist Sharlene-Monique has toured Europe including Amsterdam and Ireland & performed at sold out shows in London & Norway. As a lead vocalist she's no stranger to the TV screen or big stage; in 2021 she was a support act for a 15 date UK tour with the pop legend Gabrielle.
She continues to sing with the Kingdom Choir since their unforgettable performance at the 2018 Royal Wedding in front of a global televised audience of 2 billion people. She wrote their song ‘Chases‘ and co-wrote ‘Real Love’, ‘Together Again’ & ‘Be Alright’ featured on their exclusive Apple Music ‘Home Sessions’ released in 2022.
With them she has also performed on The Today Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show and at The Hollywood Bowl. She's also performed on the hit TV show Call The Midwife in seasons 7 & 8.
Her music has been played on BBC Radio London, Berkshire and Kent, Premier Gospel, Global Soul Radio and Jazz FM. She has also performed live for Jazz FM’s Live Sessions, on BBC Radio London’s Living Room Sessions and in 2022 she was a featured artist for Shure UK’s Make the World your Stage campaign. She is currently recording an album for release in late 2024.
Her debut book 31 Diamond Thoughts Vol.1 hones in on Sharlene’s intimate thoughts regarding such things as relationships, marriage, friendship and grief. They offer a daily snapshot on how to live a life of purpose, contentment and intention whilst navigating the many challenges life presents us. She is currently writing Vol 2 whilst completing her first children’s book helping to educate today's children about the Windrush generation.
She is passionate about sharing the human experience through broadcasting. This journey began in 2022 interviewing artists at The Big Church Festival for TBN UK. She was the host for a 4-part documentary, Melanated Stories Series 1 shinning a light on the experiences of black and brown people in British Christianity which aired exclusively on TBN for Black History Month. She has just wrapped filming Series 2 due to air October 2023.