Shana Smith is a American music artist and songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee, now residing in Ohio for the last several years. In her career, she has penned hundreds of songs and performed country classics in legendary venues such as the Blue Bird Cafe & Douglas Corner as well as live performances on a variety of TV shows. Shana has been featured in numerous videos and commercials and continues to cross genres with her broad demographic appeal and down to earth personality. In 2012, she released her first independent album, "The Heart of Happiness" writing all the tunes with legendary songwriter Chris Gantry.
Shana was inducted as a new member of the Wheeling Jamboree, the second-longest running radio show in America, in October 2013 and released “Live from the Wheeling Jamboree” in 2014. She is a member of the CMA (Country Music Association) and has had the honor of participating in the annual CMA Fest in Nashville, TN. Her live performances include a variety of country classics and favorites from the greats while mixing in her own flair of original music. Shana is requested regularly for fairs, patriotic celebrations, opry's and special events.
In 2016, Shana recorded an EP entitled, "Somebody Misses You", a modern revision of country classics mixed with her own original songs. Aside from her music endeavors, Shana celebrated her first children's book published, "Sheldon and the Big Hurricane" that she self-illustrated and co-wrote.
In December of 2019, She recorded a couple songs at Direct Image Studio in Nashville, one of which was a song called Traveler's Prayer. As on lately, Shana hopes to continue to travel to Nashville and creative hot spots to perform, write and to be inspired.