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Benee at Laneway Festival in February 2020
Benee at Laneway Festival in February 2020
Background information
Birth nameStella Rose Bennett
Also known asBene (2017–2018)
Born (2000-01-30) 30 January 2000 (age 24)
Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2017–present

Stella Rose Bennett[1] (born 30 January 2000),[2][3] known professionally as Benee is a New Zealand singer-songwriter from Grey Lynn, Auckland. She is best known for her songs "Soaked", "Glitter", and "Supalonely" and has released two extended plays Fire on Marazz and Stella & Steve. In 2019, Benee won Best Solo Artist and Best Pop Artist at the New Zealand Music Awards.[4]

According to the Straits Times, people like to think of "Supalonely" as a song for the COVID-19 pandemic, even though Benee says she wrote it as a breakup song.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rowley, Glenn (19 March 2020). "With 'Supalonely,' Benee's Pop Stardom Reaches New Heights". Billboard. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  2. "@beneemusic on Instagram: 20 🤎". Instagram. BENEE [verified account]. 30 January 2020. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  3. Donelson, Marcy. "BENEE: Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 March 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Eddino Abdul Hadi (April 26, 2020). "The Life List: 5 things to know about rising pop singer Benee". Straits Times. Retrieved July 5, 2020.