-Introducing Soulful Pop Music-
Maria is an innovative and dynamic singer/ songwriter who has been in the American and Armenian Entertainment Industries since the age of five. Her parents have always catered to her talents and have instilled an unparalleled ambition & drive in Maria to pursue her musical dreams. As a professional songwriter, this multi talented individual has written for many established artists. It was not until August 2007, when she released her first EP, “Special Delivery” which sold over 2000 copies independently. During this time, Maria gained recognition from peers and fans as well as her most notable career highlight.
At the end of 2007, Maria accumulated *Over 4 Million Plays* on all Clear Channel websites nationally including KIISFM and has remained at the #1 spot since then. She has also performed at the Armenian Music Awards since 2004 and received many accolades throughout her impressive tenure. Aside from Music, Maria has extensive experience in the many realms of the Entertainment Industry such as television hosting & production, as well as Marketing/ PR. She has also coordinated and organized events at many prestigious venues in the Los Angeles area including concerts and fundraiser galas.
Maria obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from California State University of Northridge and supports many non profit organizations. Maria believes that if in any way she can be a contributing factor to making a positive change, she is willing to go above and beyond to do so. There is a fine line between today’s Pop and R&B. Truly understanding the connection amidst these two genres, Maria has beautifully balanced that delicate scale, formulating a Hit sound!
Maria’s debut album “Born Ready” releases online and in stores 11.11.10