Sharlene-Monique is a London based singer-songwriter. Her debut EP Destiny combines emotive, soulful vocals with inspiring songs of empowerment, love and self-acceptance; accompanied by music to move and soothe the soul. It has been streamed over 850,000 times internationally on Spotify including Japan, Taiwan & the Philippines. Her music video ‘You’ won Best Solo, Best Inspirational and Music Video Of The Year at the Jump Music Video Awards 2017. In 2019 she was awarded for 'Best Performing Artist' & 'Originality/ Inspirational Music' from the women's organisation Voice & Hope'.
2019 started with a European tour spanning Amsterdam & Ireland, & boasting sold out shows in London & Norway. As a lead vocalist she's no stranger to the TV screen or big stages, having toured the length and breadth of UK & US with The Kingdom Choir, & performing on such platforms as The Today Show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, The Hollywood Bowl and Access Hollywood to name a few. She's also performed on the hit TV show Call The Midwife in seasons 7 & 8.
Single 'Diamond Woman' features on rotation on Jazz FM, and she also performed a bespoke version on their live sessions in 2020.
This year Sharlene is set to go on tour with UK pop icon Gabrielle. Originally planned for 2020, the tour has been rescheduled for November 2021 with an 18-date schedule reaching across the UK and Ireland, finishing at London’s enormous Indigo at The O2. Sharlene's passion to inspire people and create music with a message is evident in every song she writes. She's currently working on her latest project 'Perspective' set for release spring 2021.
Sharlene has worked alongside award-winning gospel prom choir conductor Karen Gibson for over 5 years and has travelled extensively throughout Europe leading gospel workshops. She's an award-winning choir conductor and teacher. Her school choir won the Hillingdon School Choir Competition in 2017 & 2018 for their pop and contemporary performance.