Sheila E.


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Daughter of musician Pete Escovedo, Sheila E. became one of the top female musicians during the 1980s due to her fierce drumming style and her Latin rhythms. A former protégé of Prince, Sheila became a drummer in his band before branching off into solo musical projects. In addition to being considered the best female drummer alive, Sheila E. has ... See full bio »

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GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends (S47, Ep5)
Thu, Nov 04 9:00 PM PDT on PBS (1267)
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GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends (S47, Ep5)
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Man of Steel Music Department
(2013)
(2016)
Bad Boys for Life Music Department
(2020)

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 2020 Sheila E. Feat. Freddie Stone: Everday People (Video short)
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 2020 Sheila E.: Bailar (Dance with Me) (Video short)
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 2020 Sheila E.: Funky National Anthem (Live) (Video short)
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 2020 Sheila E. Feat. Angela Davis: Yes We Can Can (Video short)
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 2020 Sheila E.: Lemon Cake (Video short)
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 2019 Sheila E. ft Snoop Dogg: No Line (Video short)
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 2016 Sheila E.: Girl Meets Boy (Video short)
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 2015 She Rocks the Planet! (TV Series)
Musician
 2014 Sheila E.: Who I Am Now (Video short)
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 2014 Sheila E.: Lovely Day (Video short)
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 2014 Sheila E. Feat. B. Slade: Fiesta (Video short)
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 2014 Sheila E.: Mona Lisa (Video short)
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 2009 Sheila E.: Glorious Train (Video short)
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 2007 Prince: Guitar (Video short)
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 2003 2003 World Series (TV Series)
Opening performer
 2003 Chasing Papi
Latin Festival Band Member
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
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- Shall We Dance? (1997) ... Sheila
 1991 Sheila E.: Droppin' Like Flies (Video short)
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 1991 Sheila E.: Sex Cymbal (Video short)
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 1990 The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Club Singer
 1988 Prince: I Wish U Heaven (Video short)
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 1987 Sheila E.: Koo Koo (Video short)
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 1986 Sheila E.: Holly Rock (Live) (Video short)
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 1985 Sheila E.: A Love Bizarre (Video short)
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 1985 Sheila E.: Sister Fate (Video short)
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 1984 Sheila E.: The Belle of St. Mark (Video short)
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 1984 Sheila E.: The Glamorous Life (Video short)
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 1984 AVRO's Toppop (TV Series)
 1983 Lionel Richie: Running with the Night (Video short)
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Other Works:

Sheila E and the E Train--Writes of Passage, Compact Disc (2000, Concord Vista). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 3 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Cameo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sheila E | Sheila Escovedo

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not trying to sell sex. I just don't like wearing a lot of clothes on stage.

Trivia:

Biological aunt of Nicole Richie, whose biological father is Peter Michael Escovedo. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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