In 2005, she was named a Black Heritage Society Jr. Achiever. The next year, she was awarded a 2006 Texas Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2007, The Houston Chronicle named her Houston's Ultimate Musical Multitasker. In 2010, Montreea won the Houston finals of the Most Powerful Voices contest. In 2011, Montreea was nominated for a My Gospel Soul Award & won a 2011 Fresh Award. In 2012, Montreea was a semifinalist in the Unsigned Music Only competition beating out thousands of singers. Within a year, she beat out 15,000 singers to land on BET's Sunday Best.
Dubbed an "underground musical genius" by Curve Magazine, Montreea has received press in many publications including The New York Times, Computer Music Magazine, Blues & Soul Magazine, URB Magazine, David Atlanta Magazine, The Dallas Morning News and Rolling Stone Magazine. Montreea now travels, speaking & singing extensively across the country promoting love & unity within the body of Christ.