Shekhinah, born Shekhinah Thandi Donnell, is a Pop/R&B vocalist and songwriter born in Durban, South Africa. After singing and performing in musicals 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 Shekhinah proceeded to enter the competition in its 8th season where she landed in the Top 6 of the overall competition. She completed a Live Performance degree at AFDA in 2017.
Shekhinah has established herself as an artist on a national scale by performing at a variety of corporate, government and public events since her stint on IDOLS. In 2016 we see her with 2 #1 hit singles under her belt – “Back to the Beach” and “Let You Know”. In 2016 she also featured on the Black Coffee single, “Your Eyes”, and the Jesse Clegg single “Breathing”.