There are at least two artists under this name, including:
1. Shantel (Stefan Hantel) is a DJ and producer from Germany. He was born in Frankfurt am Main in 1968. After growing up in Frankfurt, he went to Paris to study graphic design. In 1991 he opened a club called Lissania Essay in the Frankfurt red light district.
2. A female R&B singer: http://www.myspace.com/shantelsvoice. The albums "Arize (It's Time To Shine)" and "It's Over Now" are hers.