2019 San Diego Music Award WINNER:
Artist Of The Year & Best Blues Album
2019 Blues Music Award NOMINEE:
Best Soul-Blues Female Artist
2017 & 2018 San Diego Music Award: Best Blues
2018 San Diego CityBeat "Best Of": Best Blues
A Little Exposition...
With sparkly dresses, fiery tresses, and a talent rivaled only by her unstoppable hustle, Whitney Shay is one #busylittlesinger. The four-time San Diego Music Award winner (including 2019 Artist of the Year) and 2019 Blues Music Award nominee is scorching stages at home and internationally throughout Europe and South America. Shay’s latest release, A Woman Rules the World, is receiving high praise from music critics who are calling the singer “a future blues icon” (Blues Matters!), “one of the next best things in soul music” (Blues and Rhythm Magazine), and “the epitome of a rising star” (Elmore Magazine). The album landed on several notable music media lists, including: Top Albums of the Year in Blues Music Magazine, France's Soul Bag Mag, and top ratings in Norway's Bluesnews Magazine and Germany's Magazin bluesnews. Shay’s tracks have also been placed in TV/film, including shows on NBC, HBO, Bravo, BET, and Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral. Shay recently signed to the prestigious Ruf Records label, and will extensively tour in Europe in 2020 with Ruf's Blues Caravan. Whether in studio, on screen, or stage, Whitney Shay’s electric energy, soulful style, and powerhouse pipes keep listeners connected and coming back for more.