Armenian American recording artist, songwriter, producer, television host, and philanthropist Maria Cozette has flourished in the performing arts since age 4. Throughout her adolescence, Maria Cozette underwent extensive training in ballet, vocal, piano, and theatre. With a demanding stage presence, there was no doubt she was Born Ready.
Cozette released her debut album“Special Delivery” in 2007. Notably, Special Delivery accumulated over 4 million plays on Clear Channel (i.e. KIISFM, Star 98.7) radio stations nationally. Introducing Soulful Pop Music, Maria Cozette unleashed her sophomore album “Born Ready” on November 11, 2010. Cozette wrote the album in its entirety, collaborating with Engineers in post-production, and producing both music videos following.
The starlet effortlessly, it seems, translates her deep creative impulse into finely wrought sonic pieces, in which catchy, pop driven melodies resonate with her fans. True to her effervescent spirit, Cozette has interpreted even her darkest moments into what can be heard as music with a light of hope and sense of strength. Thus far, both “Special Delivery,” and “Born Ready,” have sold thousands of copies worldwide, solidifying the artists’ fan base internationally in Japan, Lebanon, Russia, Armenia, Australia, Germany, Argentina, Columbia, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Turkey, France, and of course, throughout the United States.
Maria Cozette’s humanitarian efforts are evident in her collaborative work with numerous charitable causes. It has always been her objective to convey a positive message through her platform in the media. In 2011, Cozette was honored by the Armenian American Chamber of Commerce as “Woman in Entertainment,” for her tenure in entertainment, youth advocacy, and philanthropic ventures with non- profit organizations.
In 2012, Maria Cozette created and launched the first English show on any Armenian Television Network, Music Box with Maria Cozette. Music Box airs the latest music videos and provides a platform for young Armenian Americans to promote their endeavors. The show has gained a tremendous amount of popularity and is deemed as one of the more popular programs on Armenian Television.
In 2014, Cozette was honored yet again but this time by Senator Carol Liu, handpicked out of 125 nominees, as “Woman in Arts & Entertainment.”
“The Light of Day” is Maria Cozette’s third studio album. Tracks varying from charismatic, retro arrangements with contagious melodies, powerful dance music, to resonating ballads portraying a vulnerable Maria, have irrevocably echoed in the hearts of many. Cozette wrote and produced each song intricately for a well- rounded listening experience, collaborating with longtime producer, MG. “The album is much like a quilt where every piece has unique character yet seamlessly comes together, transpiring one message,” says Maria.