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|Birth name||Shanell Lynn Woodgett|
|Also known as||SnL, Shanell|
|Origin||Anaheim, California, United States|
|Genres||R&B, electropop, hip hop|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, choreographer, visual director|
|Labels||Young Money, Cash Money, Universal Republic|
|Associated acts||Too Short, D. Woods, The Girls Club (present), Young Money, Birdman, Brandon Oneil, Jae Millz, Ne-Yo, Millionares, Jeffree Star|
Shanell Lynn Woodgett (born November 15, 1980) known simply as Shanell or SnL is an American pop artist and songwriter. She is signed to Young Money Entertainment, an imprint of Birdman's Universal Republic Records-distributed Cash Money Records.
Born in Anaheim, California  Shanell was raised in Massachusetts and is the sister of recording artist D. Woods. Her introduction to music was from her father, a Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor. A classically trained dancer in the disciplines of Jazz, ballet and modern dance, she began her career as a music video dancer for artists like Ciara. Dancing by day, Shanell penned songs by night to production from Atlanta producer and friend Bangladesh, garnering a name for herself as a songwriter.
As a principal dancer for Ne-Yo, who later signed her to his publishing company, Shanell headed out on tour where she continued to record and hone her writing skills, penning songs for Ne-Yo, Kelis, Danity Kane, Melanie Fiona, and Jennifer Hudson. She was introduced to Lil Wayne who offered her a slot on his Young Money Entertainment roster, creative control of her projects, and the opportunity to join him on stage during his I Am Music Tour. Shanell was also on the 40-city I Am Music II Tour with Lil Boo, Lloyd Banks, Kidd Kidd, Kevin Kev and Big Dawg Movement which started in Hartford, CT July 13, 2011 and ended in Woodlands, TX September 11, 2011.
|A Taste of Shanell aka Snl||
|Shut Up And Listen||
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Certifications|
|We Are Young Money
(with Young Money Entertainment)
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
As lead artist
|2011||"My Button"||Non-album song|
|2012||"So Good" (featuring Lil Wayne and Drake)||Midnight Mimosas|
|"Last Time" (featuring Busta Rhymes)||Nobody's Bitch|
As featured artist
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
(Lil Wayne featuring Shanell)
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or receive certification.|
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