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Maurice Griffen joins Eklectricity with Adam and Belinda

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A new crop has planted himself in Gospel Music and he's making noise hat's reaching the nation. Maurice Griffin is a dynamic worship leader who can set an atmosphere with his big sounding voice.

This rising star has soured through Radio airwaves with his Single, My Heavenly Father, charting #11 on Global Adult Contemporary Christian Charts provided by CRW Radio Promotions. His debut CD I Am Somebody: I Peter 2:9 is hitting stores and online everywhere July 5, 2011.

Under Donnie McClurkin's mentorship, Griffin's goal is to serve and empower other worship leaders to their maximum potential. Griffin, at a young age joined one of Gospel's most celebrated choirs, New Direction, becoming one of the urban choir's primary soloists on songs such as Hold On, Holy, and I'll Fly Away. He's toured with Grammy nominee VaShawn Mitchell, sung on Bobby Jones' "Next Generation," tapped on the Gospel Music Channel, and recorded with Dorinda Clark Cole's for "The Rose of Gospel." Griffin also was featured on Bobby Jones Artist Retreat Reunion live in Las Vegas, NV by songwriter V. Michael McKay, who wrote "The Battle is the Lords," one of the premier songs that put Yolanda Adams on the charts.

Among Griffin's many accomplishments, he has won the title as the G.M.W.A. Gospel Treasure, Dorinda Clark-Cole's Singers and Musicians "Best Male Vocalist" of the Year and was a finalist on BET Sunday Best.