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Jenna Raine Simmons (born February 17, 2004), known professionally as Jenna Raine, is an American singer-songwriter, best known as a member of the all girl group, L2M. She is from Westlake, Texas. In September 2019, she announced that she was joining as a supporting act for In Real Life's tour, For U.

Early Life

Jenna Raine was born on February 17, 2004 to Carla and Rick Simmons. She has four siblings: Jessica Chernikova (born August 1), Jake Farina (born May 22, 1997) and two others.

She performed at a school talent show with Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" when she was in third grade, causing her parents to take notice and give her singing lessons for her tenth birthday.[1]

Career

After a recommendation from a family friend, she began taking lessons at Septien Entertainment Group, a music industry's top training facility based in Dallas, Texas.[2] In early 2015, she joined the all-girl band, L2M (Listening to Music), all of whom were scouted across America, and released their debut single "GIRLZ" in mid-January 2016. In 2017, the band was offered to be on a YouTube Red original series, Hyperlinked, Raine starring as the character Olivia.

After four years in L2M, she began to pursue a solo career. She released her solo debut single "Us" in October 2018, and announced to be supporting the UK musical duo Max & Harvey on the UK and Ireland leg of tour.[1] In early 2019, she independently released her debut extended play, Nen, and opened for Max & Harvey once more for their Coming Soon tour in April. On September 24, 2019, she announced of being a supporting act for In Real Life's For U Tour.[3]

Discography

Extended Plays

Title Extended play details
Nen
  • Released: January 25, 2019
  • Label: Jenna Raine Simmons Entertainment
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
My Escape / If I Had the Summer
  • Released: July 10, 2019
  • Label: Jenna Raine Simmons Entertainment
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
Be Like You
  • Released: November 8, 2019
  • Label: Jenna Raine
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
See You Later
  • Released: February 11, 2022
  • Label: Jenna Raine
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming

Singles

Title Year Album
"Us" 2018 Non-album single
"Sleigh Ride"
(with Jayden Bartels)
"Technicolor" 2019 Be Like You
"You Can Blame Me"

Tours

Supporting act

Trivia

  • L2M (group that was comprised of Jenna Simmons, Mariangeli Collado, Mckenzie Mack, Lexi Drew, and Tatiana McQuay) were the singing voices for the film, LEGO Friends.[4]
  • Her debut EP is named after her childhood nickname, "Nenna". She co-wrote the tracks and wrote alongside songwriters Candice Pillay and Edgar Vargas.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sofia Esposito (October 31, 2018) "EXCLUSIVE : Interview with Jenna Raine". Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leah (February 27, 2019). "An Interview With Singer-Songwriter JENNA RAINE On Her Debut EP ‘Nen’ and More!". Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  3. @itsjennaraine (September 24, 2019). "ahhhh!!!! i can't believe it! i'm going to be opening up for @inreallife on their for u tour...". Retrieved September 25, 2019 — via Instagram.
  4. "Interview: Jenna Raine Simmons". everlymag. 2018. Retrieved September 25, 2019.

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