Raised in San Dimas, California, Amy has been singing and performing her entire life. She has over 15 years of professional singing experience with large audiences where she opened for many country music greats including; Trace Adkins, Clint Black, Charlie Daniels, Little Texas, Hal Katchum, Phil Vassar, Josh Gracin and others. While in Nashville, she caught the attention of many industry professionals for her powerful vocals and exquisite style. Amy was featured in the July 2009 issue of Country Weekly Magazine as well as the September 2009 cover story for Nashville Music Guide. Her contagious spirit and her passion for music resonate to all who hear her. She has overcome tremendous obstacles throughout her journey and now uses that to bring hope and encouragement through her music.
Amy was the official Spokesperson for the American Veterans (AMVETS) service foundation for California from 2009 through 2011. Amy's single “Coming Home”, written by Dave Adams and produced by Paul McKenna, is a celebration song for our heroes. At the beginning of 2010, she decided to dedicate her musical talents to the Veterans and Troops for all her performances. Amy’s oldest son, Ryan Scruggs stepped into lead guitar in 2011 and shared the stage and dream with her by performing alongside her. Amy’s Patriotism shines through in her known traditional version of the National Anthem. In 2011, at the request of the United States Army, Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion, Amy was chosen to perform the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium for the 10 year anniversary of 9/11. She recently performed at Military Appreciation Day at San Diego Padres Petco Park Stadium for local Gold Star Families.
In 2012, after years of touring the national stage full time, Amy decided to reenter the business world specializing in Business Development and Public Speaking. As a Motivational Speaker, Amy uses examples from her own life story to help empower and motivate others. She uses her “Recalculating Route” anecdotes as a strategy to inspire audiences to continue reaching for their dreams, even when life places obstacles along the way.
Amy is the current Co Host for the National TV show “The American Dream” as well as '"Lifestyles San Diego" with Ignite Now Media. She is currently filming a new TV show called "Retiring Right". This show is being filmed on location in the desert communities of the Palm Springs CA area and will highlight Art/Music/Entertainment and living a vibrant and healthy lifestyle in one of Americas most sought after retirement communities.
Although Amy started in Country Music she is also known for her powerful Jazz vocals and piano playing. She continues to perform at private and corporate events, including recent shows opening for music legends Chubby Checker, Frankie Avalon and Tony Orlando. Amy continues to use her life experiences as humorous stories to help encourage people to have a healthy, positive perspective for daily life and its many challenges. She is continually dedicated to her support of the veteran and non-profit community through her singing appearances, TV show, community involvement and her 501 (c) 3 , “Voice For Heroes”. She is the current Spokesperson for Future Legends Mentorship/Scholarship Foundation partnered with the Rotary Club of Rancho Santa Fe, Ca. Amy now resides in San Diego, California, where she continues to perform and speak at events in support of the non-profit and veteran community.
Amy is working on her first Jazz project in collaboration with Nashville Music Legends Pat Coil and Larry Weiss (Rhinestone Cowboy). They are currently in pre-production and are scheduled to record an EP this fall in Nashville Tennessee.