Colleen Shannon was born and raised in Alaska and currently resides in California. She is an experienced DJ, musician, singer, actress and model. Whether you’re enjoying an album, the radio, a movie, or a magazine, odds are you have heard or seen Colleen.
She released her first studio album with Sony Records in 2010. An international traveler, she has performed over 600 live shows in Countries all over the globe. She works with many leaders in the music industry, including Sting, Snoop Dogg, Paul Oakenfold, DJ Poet Name Life, The Crystal Method, LMFAO, Flo-Rida, and renowned producer Manny Mijares of Upscale Recording. She cut a world famous international track titled “Sexy Habibi” with Israeli Goddess Shina Ray. Colleen also has radio broadcasting experience. She hosted her own yearlong show on Sirius XM, where she interviewed the music industries biggest artists and DJ’s. Her international experience drives her to infuse her unique American style when producing work with other artists from around the world, a true musical revolution.
New singles titled “I’ll Be Waiting” and “Break Free” were released in 2015. “Break Free” is a collaboration between Colleen & Glasses Boys featuring vocals by Cara, a beautiful songstress from South Africa.
Outside the DJ booth, Colleen spends significant time working in front of camera lenses. Dubbed “The Worlds Sexiest DJ” Colleen was the centerfold playmate in Playboy’s 50th anniversary issue and was named one of Zoo Magazines 100 sexiest women. She was featured on the cover of major magazines; include Elle, FHM and Maxim. She posed for world famous photographer Bruce Weber for Barneys New York Fall 2014 Campaign. He is known for his work with Calvin Klein and Abercrombie and Fitch. Also, she was recently selected to be the face of the popular bottled drink, “138 Water”.
Her film career is budding as well. She starred in the hit television show, “Love Island” in the United Kingdom. She was also a guest star on the hit TV Show How I Met Your Mother. Plus she is featured in national television commercial campaigns with Pepsi, Nokia, Bacardi, AT&T, Miller Genuine Draft, and many others. She has even been asked to appear in a feature film starring Gerard Butler and Katy Perry scheduled to shoot in 2015.
Colleen Shannon has been very busy with her career; however she spends substantial time giving back to the community. Colleen founded the World DJ Foundation, an organization that brings DJ’s together from around the world into communities to help children and the less fortunate. These DJ’s donate their time and money to make a positive difference in peoples’ lives. Efforts include establishing programs for children with special needs such as autism, which creates vital research opportunities as it relates to the therapeutic effects of music on the brain.
Colleen looks forward to the future. Creating music, performing at live events, starring in television shows and movies, appearing on billboards, and helping musicians grow their careers are what you can expect to see from Colleen. She will continue to devote time to the world DJ Foundation, making the world a better place for children. But above all, she adores her fans and will keep them posted on all her activities on Social Media. So stay in touch with the multi-talented Colleen Shannon!