A new name joining the list of Brit School Alumni, in the music scene is London UK based, Singer/Songwriter and Guitarist - Shan Ako. With influences from Soul, Gospel, Pop, R&B, Jazz, Folk & Reggae. She begun releasing self-produced music as a teenager - developing & sharing her message, drive and love for music, which still continues till this day.
She has gained exceptional credits & performance experiences over years including the Pre-Mobo Awards at Cadogan Hall, the Barbican for the London Jazz Festival. Winning the Project Aloft Star (emerging artist competition run by Starwood Hotel Group & BBC Radio 1 DJs) & most recently being an X Factor UK 2018 finalist, mentored by Simon Cowell. After gaining a degree in Music Business Shan went on to developing her talents through theatre & stage. She has also toured the UK & Europe in Theatre Productions, most recently playing the leading role, in Whitney Queen Of The Night.
Shan has also gone on to build her profile & online presence over the years, gaining support from legends in the music industry - to a growing loyal fanbase. She continues to share her musical talents and inspire many globally with her gift.