Maria Ellis is an up-and-coming Pop/R&B singer, songwriter, and producer from Long Island, New York.
A Berklee College of Music graduate, Ellis started her musical journey at the age of 6, teaching herself piano and writing and performing self-written originals. Expanding her original writing and performing skills, at age 9 she taught herself guitar.
After four years at Berklee, Maria began her professional career as an emerging TikTok artist, posting successive frequent original material. Her first viral video, the self-written verse for the song “Mood” by the artist 24kgoldn received over 250,000 views in just a single day. Subsequently, Maria continued releasing a long string of original music and gaining a new fan base who found her reminiscent of artists like Ariana Grande and Rihanna. Gaining the admiration from other established artists like Madison Beer and amassing over 5.7 million views and 80,000 followers on social media, Maria continues to grow her audience, both in numbers and variety of genre. In addition, Ellis has received over 1.2 streams on Spotify.
In January 2022, her release of “Imagination” in collaboration with Ryan Nevis, landed on Spotify’s New Pop Picks and went viral on TikTok. Popular media platform Digital Journal describes Maria’s music as “hypnotic Pop that’s steamy, sultry, and exhilarating”.
Her next single Gone is one of many singles from her debut EP coming this year. Many fans and devotees of her music await her new release with great anticipation and excitement.
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