“A gifted multi-instrumentalist with a powerful voice, she’s become a force, and the world’s taken notice… “
—Blues Blast Magazine
A multiple Blues Awards nominee who has drawn praise from Buddy Guy, Collier's voice has been compared to Bonnie Raitt. Her 2018 album, Honey Up, spent nine weeks atop the Billboard Blues Album Chart's Top 15, three months on the Living Blues Chart, and continues to be heard on Sirius XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville station.
Vanessa is a 2019 Blues Music Award nominee for “Best Contemporary Female Blues Artist” and “Instrumentalist of the Year - Horn” making her a five-time BMA nominee.