Benee, is a New Zealand singer and songwriter from Auckland. In 2019, Benee won four New Zealand Music Awards, namely Single of The Year, Best Solo Artist, Best Breakthrough Artist and Best Pop Artist. She initially gained national prominence with her singles "Glitter" and "Soaked", before her 2020 single "Supalonely" gained international popularity following its success on the video-sharing platform TikTok.
Under the moniker of Bene, she made her solo debut with the 2017 single "Tough Guy", before later gaining prominence with her 2018 single "Soaked", which has been certified double-platinum in New Zealand. She released her debut EP, Fire on Marzz, with help from producer Josh Fountain in June 2019. Her second EP, Stella & Steve, was released in November 2019 and charted in the US, Canada and France as a result of the international success of the EP's final single "Supalonely". Since 2018, Benee has earned 4 credits on the Triple J Hottest 100, 3 of which were in the 2019 list.