Most important to Mariah, "Ultimately, I want to glorify God with the gift He's given me and I want to reach and inspire people."
As 2015 arrives Mariah will be releasing the music video for “Perfect Love”. Also as 2015 begins Mariah has teamed up with JesusFreakRadio to help other independent artist receive radio airplay. She is looking forward to getting back out in front of people and sharing her music with everyone.
After having to take a break due to health issues 2014 finds Mariah getting back on track as she just finished up the production and release of music videos for "Beautiful Scars” and “Perfect Love”. Also during 2014 Mariah received song writing recognition for 3 different songs throughout the year. “Broken Glass”, “Beautiful Scars” and her Christmas song “The Angels Sing” all received runner-up/semi-finalist status from several different “Song of the Year” songwriting contest.
Late in 2011 Mariah wrote "Perfect Love" with Dove Award winners Nathan Walters and Gabe Combs from the group Plus One and in 2012 they got back together and produced "Limitless". Both of these songs have been played on radio across the United States as well in Australia and France and other places around the world.
As well, Mariah has teamed up with the Principled Warrior Foundation. To show her support she wrote a song titled "I'm Alive" and will be donating the profits to the foundation. This foundation is being established to provide support to our servicemen and servicewomen and their families with PTSD and brain injuries.
Mariah Hostrander's first full-length project, "Beautiful Scars" was released in 2008, followed by a Christmas single "The Angels Sing" in 2009. Fast forward to 2011 and "Picture It," impeccably expands her discography with her first national release with Tate Music Group.
Mariah Hostrander began her singing/songwriting career in 2006 at the age of 13. With influences from BarlowGirl to Paul Baloche, Mariah has captured the muse to deliver a compelling folk-rock and a little pop sound with well-crafted lyrics that tell life stories easy for most people to appreciate.
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