A Rhythmic Ribbon of music from around the world, Electric Pop Star Melissa B. debuts new single MARIA!
The Eclectic electric Pop, with a flair of Latin and R&B Beat, Pop Star Melissa B., known for her Top Of The Pop Hits BREATH and STEAL FROM MY HEART unveils the next single off her #BREAKOUT EP “EXCLUSIVELY”…MARIA! Joining the pop star ranks of Annie Lennox combining song and activism, Melissa B. gives a song with a message, A Song DEDICATED to the women of the WORLD trying to break away from hunger, violence and inequality. The song in part corresponds with Melissa’s own charity organisation GIRL GEEK DINNERS NYC and one of her most held dearly charities WOMEN THRIVE.
A bit on Melissa B. being of Black and Puerto Rican descent Melissa describes herself as an Afro-Latina, born on a Military base in South Carolina to parents of Military Air Force Careers, from a young age she travelled the world from Japan, Germany to Hawaii. She was introduced to the music industry from young, Melissa’s style has evolved to be interchangeable; she can successfully represent any genre of music and bring to you a versatile artist. Singing professionally since the age of 5, Melissa has been pursuing a career in music for almost her entire life.
Her creative strengths sprung from a musical family with talents including her Aunt, Grammy Award-winning singer, and multiple ASCAP & BMI Award-winning songwriter, Dawnn Lewis. In addition to her music career, Melissa B. is extremely passionate about supporting young women interested in engineering & technology. This passion was the driving force behind her global non-profit organization “Girl Geek Dinners NYC” which is sponsored by Google and Microsoft. Melissa B’s been highlighted in USA Today and IGN Magazine and at Google NYC in partnership with Society of Women Engineers for her advocacy in engineering. #GeekIsTheNewSEXY .For more information please check out her website www.melissab.com
You can listen to the PROMO copy of MARIA, along with other songs via the link below. Just click on it. Look for the songs to add to your collection and listen on SPOTIFY and ITUNES
MARIA is up for a consideration for a Grammy nomination this year, in 2014 she had been considered for four Grammy nominations for her song “What You Started” which was up for Song of the year, Record of the year, Best Pop Solo Performance & Music Video. Melissa has gone on to win “Best New Female R&B Singer” from All Star Music Awards in NYC, she was also nominated twice for the Underground Music Awards.
The Gritty Glam, Pop Star, and drive the Club Punters MAD Artist is on the fast track to be the Latina “Whitney Houston/Annie Lennox”, giving great music, empowering women and everyone. So that people are open to loving one another again.
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