Barbados’s Shontelle Layne to receive Coscap Foundation Award of Excellence
It was announced at Coscap Foundation press conference this year’s Coscap Foundation Award of Excellence goes to Shontelle Layne. Artist, producer, songwriter, Shontelle is one of the most internationally successful Coscap members in the history of the organization.
She has had two platinum singles “T-Shirt” and “Impossible”. Shontelle has written successfully for local and regional artists as well as international artists such as Rihanna. She has written and collaborated with internationally renowned and multi award-winning songwriter Diane Warren.
Presently signed to Universal Motown, Shontelle has charted in the U.K. and the U.S., has toured with Beyonce and Jason Derulo, had her music featured in major motion pictures as well as having a song selected for the YES WE CAN compilation album for Barack Obama’s Presidential Campaign. All of this at such a young age and in such a short period of time.
Shontelle will be present to receive her award at the Coscap Foundation fundraising gala to be held on Saturday, April 23 at the Hilton.