- Jonathan Overby / The Road to Higher Ground, Wisconsin NPR
"Helping boost the visibility of Brazilian artists is singer /songwriter and keyboardist Paula Maya.
In her sixth studio album, “Iluminar,” she takes a departure from previous pop, electronica
and rock-influenced albums and digs deeper into her Brazilian roots."

- Nancy Flores / The Statesman 360 Magazine
Nominated Best Brazilian Musician Living in the US.

- Focus Web News Brazilian International Press Awards

“Keyboardist, singer and songwriter Paula Maya creates sophisticated and soothing melodies.”

-  Leyla Aksu / KUTX Austin TX

"It’s all rolled together so seamlessly that it makes for a captivating whole."

- Brian McGrath / Texas Music Monthly

Voted Best Brazilian Songwriter.

- Seattle Weekly Music Awards