2 Time Consecutive Winner: 2018 & 2017 San Diego Music Award for "Best Blues"

“The best singer of [her] generation I’ve ever heard…a young Etta James.” -Ronnie Von, Brazilian National TV Host “Todo Seu

"Whitney Shay [sings] with the depth and mojo of a woman twice her age." -Dave Good, San Diego Reader

"Whitney is one heck of a singer.  She's really talented.  She really has heart." -Candi Staton (Soul Music Legend & 4 Time Grammy Nominee)

"Shay is one of San Diego’s most electrifying artists, with a sassy, brassy stage presence that makes her one of the area’s top performers to watch."
  -Bart Mendoza, Beach & Bay Press