Shana (singer)

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Birth name Shana Petrone
Born (1972-05-08) May 8, 1972 (age 46)
Origin Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
Genres Dance, freestyle, Country music
Occupation(s) singer
Years active 1989–present
Labels Vision, Epic

Shana (born Shana Petrone, May 8, 1972, Park Ridge, Illinois) was raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida[1] and is an American singer of Freestyle music, dance music and country music.

Shana released an album in 1989 entitled I Want You on Vision Records, which peaked at No. 165 on the Billboard Top 200.[2] The album yielded two U.S. hit singles in 1990, "I Want You" (Billboard Hot 100 peak No. 40) and "You Can't Get Away" (Hot 100 peak No. 82).[3][4]

After her successes with dance music, Shana disappeared from the mainstream music scene. She reappeared as a country music singer under her full given name, and released three singles with Epic Nashville, "Heaven Bound" in 1998 and "This Time" in 1999. "Heaven Bound" was a hit on CMT and reached No. 60 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.[5] Her third single on country radio was "Something Real", also supported by a music video. Despite three singles, Shana's country music album on Epic Nashville was never released. She is still recording country music but is no longer signed to a major record label.



Title Album details Chart Positions
I Want You
  • Release date: December 8, 1989
  • Label: Vision Records


Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US US Country US Dance CAN Country CAN Dance
1989 "I Want You" 40 34 5 I Want You
1990 "You Can't Get Away" 82 20
"Falling Slowly"[6]
1998 "Heaven Bound" 60 Something Real (unreleased)
1999 "This Time" 45 66
"Something Real" 66
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1989 "I Want You"
1998 "Heaven Bound"
1999 "This Time" Guy Gulliet
"Something Real" Paul Holahan


  1. ^ Joel Whitburn, The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. 7th edn, 2000
  2. ^ Shana Billboard albums,
  3. ^ Shana Billboard singles,
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Shana Petrone Billboard singles,
  6. ^ "Single Reviews" (PDF). Billboard. June 30, 1990. 

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