Shay Dillon's music style varies from smokey down and dirty blues to soft sultry sounds from the soul.
2006 Music Aid Winner for Best International Female Solo Artist
'Holdin' On' featured on 4 Compilation CD's for 2007
Shay's distinct music style varies from smoky down and dirty blues to soft sultry sounds from the soul. Currently, on her up and coming album "Through the Fire", several songs are receiving international airplay and licensing.
She has been a consistent Blues and R&B chart topper on Garageband.com,Indie-music.com and Broadjam.com earning her a larger international fan base and exposure. Shay has published works with Thomas Nelson Publishing and Aknackformusic based in Nashville and is presently included in MamaPUBlooza Publishing catalog, Blue Pie Productions and Audiosparx.
Shay is the 2006 Music Aid International Music Awards winner for the Best Female Solo Artist category and will be included on Music Aid?s compilation CD. Shay was one of the top 5 vocalists in the Singer Universe Best Vocalist of the month contest in Dec. 2006 and January 2007
Shmusicmusic is featuring Shay as the first artist on their compilation disc that will be presented at Midem, France January 2007. Research Music has added Shay to their 2007 compilation CD.
There are multitudes of independent musicians vying for a music niche but Shay?s incredible heart felt vocals are winning the hearts and respect of fans as well as other musicians all over the world. She has been likened to artists such as Susan Tedeschi, Bonnie Raitt and even Norah Jones, yet is unique in her sound and delivery. Now residing in Northern California, Shay continues to perform and record her heartfelt and moving songs. Even though Shay has been around long enough to ?pay her dues? she is being discovered as one of the ?newest? Indie talents on the block.
Awards and Recognition
Song "People Say"
Best Female Vocals overall, week of 24Jul2006
Best Female Vocals in Blues, week of 24Jul2006
Best Female Vocals in Blues, week of 14Aug2006
Best Female Vocals in Blues, week of 11Sep2006
Added to MamaPUBlooza Publishing 10/2006