Wendy Shay – Wendy Asiamah Addo
Wendy Addo, known by the stage name Wendy Shay, is a Ghanaian Afropop and Afrobeats singer signed to Rufftown Records.
Wendy Shay was born to Mr & Mrs Addo on February 20, 1996 in Accra, a suburb of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. After the death of her father, she relocated to Stuttgart,Germany with her three siblings. Wendy’s passion for music developed shortly after losing her father at the age of 4 years old.
She attended Morning Star and St. Martins De Porres in Accra before relocating to Stuttgart where she continued her education from grade 7 (JHS 1). She also attended a music school in Bernhausen in Germany.
Wendy Shay is a trained Nurse by profession, worked as a Midwife in the clinical field. She was practicing midwifery until she relocated to Ghana to pursue her music career.
She was introduced to music by Rufftown Records Manager Bullet and signed in January 2018 after the untimely death of label mate Ebony Reigns. On 1 June 2018, Wendy Shay released her debut single “Uber Driver”, produced by MOG Beatz. The song was released together with the official video the same day.
Wendy Shay was recently enstooled as the Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi in the Central Region (Ghana) with the stool name Queen Ewurabena Ofosuhemaa Shay 1.
Wendy Shay is a brand ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in Ghana.
Wendy Shay has performed at several events including Miss Ghana 2018 Finals, RTP Awards Africa 2018, BF Suma Ghana Connect 18 concert.
She also performed at Afronation Music Festival Ghana in December 2019.
- “Uber Driver”
- “Bedroom Commando”
- “Psalm 35”
- “The Boy Is Mine”
- “Masakra” (featuring Ray James)
- “All For You”
- “Shay On You”
- Stevie Wonder feat Shatta Wale
- All For You
- Kut It
- Tuff Skin Girl
- Shay On You
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
|2018||Ghana-Naija Showbiz Awards||Best New Artiste of the Year||Herself||Won|
|Ghana Music Awards SA||New Artiste of the Year||Herself||Won|
|MuseAfrica’s “Bangerz of the Quarter” Awards||Afrobeats Artiste of the Year||Herself||Nominated|
|Afrobeats Song of the Quarter||Uber Driver||Nominated|
|Introlude Song of the Quarter||Uber Driver||Nominated|
|Eastern Music Awards||Female Vocalist of the Year||Herself||Nominated|
|Artist of the Year||Herself||Nominated|
|Music Video of the Year||Uber Driver||Won|
|2019||3 Music Awards||Breakthrough Act of the Year||Herself||Won|
|Vodafone Ghana Music Awards||Discovery of the Year||Herself||Won|
|Ghana Music Awards UK||New Artiste of the Year||Herself||Won|