"Ellen Whyte has a good voice with lots of range. She can smooth it out, and belt it out. There is a sort of hopeful cadence in her vocals that brings out a quality to the lyrics. A very nice touch!" (Bill Fountain - Southwest Blues Magazine, Texas)
"Best Female Vocalist 2000"
"Best Contemporary Blues Band, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002" (Inducted into the Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame 2002)
"Best Performance Of The Year 2002" (at the Waterfront Blues Festival)