The youngest of nine children and, no stranger to the world of the music and younger sister to the Grammy Award winning Gospel duo “Mary Mary”. Shanta Atkins has performed on the Soul Train Awards, BET Awards, Jay Leno Show, Arsenio Hall Show and for Oprah Winfrey. She can be heard on recorded projects with Kanye West, Mary Mary, Jason Champion, Al Green and Dorinda Clark-Cole. She has sung for some of the greatest like Natalie Cole, U2, Yolanda Adams and BeBe Winans.
With life wrapped in her voice, her spiritual upbringing inspired her to lend her gifts and talents to the forgotten and emotionally wounded. She can be found in impoverished communities across the globe serving and empowering women, men and children. She uses her natural and spiritual gifts and talents to help heal hearts and empower souls.
Shanta is an avid promoter of education and her professional career encompasses the work of a educator, missionary, and activist. She is Executive Director of Love Changes Lives Inc. which is an organization that offers spiritual counseling, personal empowerment, vocal coaching, summer music programs.