Shirley Lites is an International Recording Artist. She was on Atlantic and Arista Records. She is on Karmic Power Records and Midnight Riot Records. Shirley was the band leader and backround Vocalist for Billy Paul for 16 years until his passing in April of 2016. She is the Philadelphia Operations Manager for NABFEME (The National Association of black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment).
Shirley is well traveled having performed in Japan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, London, Israel, Instanbul, Alaska, Algeria, Iceland, Portugal, Egypt, France, Greenland, and Honduras to name a few. She has worked with or opened up for several artists including Barbara Mason, Jean Carne, Scherrie Payne, Angela Bofil, Melisa Morgan, Melba Moore, Miles Jaye, Gladys Knight, Dorothy Moore, Carl Carlton, the New Funkadelics, McFadden and Whitehead, Al Jarreau, Freddie Jackson, Howard Hewitt, Chaka Khan and others. Shirley's vocal range wows audiences everywhere she performs. Her first commercial record "Heat You Up/ Melt You Down" on West End Records set the stage for her future success. She just covered "Deja Vu" by Teena Marie as a house version. Produced by Steve Mason of WdasFM, this song is very special. Shirley also collaborated with legendary producer Lenny Fontana. You might know him for his work with DTrain. From this collaboration, she has a hot track that is burning up the charts and dance floors in Europe. The track "Fire" is self explanatory. Mix magazine is featuring the song in September 2018 as song of the month. Her amazing vocal range has critics swooning as she receives standing ovations on a regular basis. Shirley is an artist with her own unique style. Feel the intensity and vibe to her music.