Shobana recorded her first album at the age of 13. She has more than 120 albums to her credit which range over 1000 songs. She has sung in several Indian languages like Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Sanskrit and Baduga. Shobana has released her albums for leading recording companies such as His Master’s Voice (HMV), Unique Recording Company, Symphony Recording, Indian Recording Company, Vani Recording, and many others.
Shobana is a versatile singer and has released albums in different genres of music like Carnatic Music, Hindustani, Folk songs, semi classical songs, fusion, Hindu and Christian devotional songs and songs in Indian Films. Her songs reverberate throughout the world, from the remotest villages in South India to the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Shobana’s albums are among the best selling in South India and she is one of the most sought after recording artists. With the advent of iTunes, Yahoo and MSN Music etc, her fans and well wishers can now download hundreds of her songs from across the globe. Recently, Shobana has sung a poem written by Dr. Abdul Kalam, the former President of India, and the song is featured in the audio album titled ‘India- A Musical Journey.’