Shane Ericks is an international performing artist, most recently crowned as the Grand Champion Global Pinoy Singing Idol. This competition included the best Philippine singers from around the world who had already competed and won both regional and national competitions. Shane spent her early years in the Philippines and discovered her love of singing in the Church. Nine years ago her mother brought her to live in Greenville, SC. Her singing talent was quickly recognized by the local musicians who embraced and encouraged her to perform and develop her skills as a musician. Within two years she was performing with guitar, entertaining audiences, and winning talent competitions around the Greenville Community. By the age of 16, she had already written and produced several original songs in addition to putting her own spin on a multitude of songs written for and by other artists. In the last three years she has become a highly respected and frequent performer all over South Carolina, singing and playing at venues such as coffee shops, tea bars, school events, talent shows, and churches. As the winner of the Global Pinoy Idol, Shane has made several appearances on national Philippine television and performed in various public events in that country. Shane has also been featured on several television shows in and around the Carolinas. Her awards include “Most Talented Teen” from her school for music, and a musical achievement award from the Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation. Shane was a top finalist in the 2012 Kidzbop USA Talent Search, and a 2014 winner for Greenville’s “Best Singer in the District. She went on from the district competition to become 1st runner up to the "The Best Singer in The State." Currently Shane is pursuing her musical career and performing as often as she is able and available. If you have a chance to catch one of her performances you will most like agree with those who believe this girl is really special.