International gospel artist Maurice Griffin celebrates positivity through gospel music. His lifelong dedication to uplifting the spirit of anyone who is listening to his songs has allowed him to transcend cultural borders and share his global message of love and peace.
Trials and tribulations often inspire people to deepen their spirituality. Many explore faith-based perspectives to help them find meaning in life when circumstances become especially challenging. For instance, various artists focused on themes of faith and hope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Their messages quickly resonated with listeners who were more than eager to develop a spiritual connection to make sense of the disruptions in their daily activities. Among these inspiring artists is Maurice Griffin, whose goal in releasing his latest single, “Love Peace Happiness,” is to “restore peace and normalcy to the world through music.”
Maurice Griffin is a 34-year-old gospel artist from Los Angeles, California. Having discovered his musical gift at the age of five and starting his career as a professional singer by the time he was nine, Griffin has made the most of his early start to hone his talent. He traveled with New Direction, an urban city choir from Chicago, for ten years. This experience provided him with opportunities to learn from the leadership of Jearl V. and Percy Gray.
Not long after, Maurice Griffin made it as a finalist in the second season of BET’s Sunday Best, a reality gospel music singing competition. This televised validation of his musical abilities propelled Griffin into a major solo career. In 2018, he further established himself as an international gospel artist whose impact has reached Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Jamaica, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Today, Maurice Griffin is considered one of the most successful independent singers in the United States. His latest singles, including “Prove Me I’m Yours” and “Love Peace Happiness,” hit over three million streams collectively. These two releases landed on the Gospel Billboard charts within the last 12 months. “Love Peace Happiness” was incredibly well-received by the international community, further proving the universal appeal of its spiritual message.
In fact, Maurice Griffin’s song became the number one trending topic on Twitter in Nigeria in April 2021. And on Facebook alone, the music video for “Love Peace Happiness” got over 1.6 million views. Currently, the track is featured in ten editorial playlists in various digital service providers, including Spotify, Amazon Music, Tidal, Pandora, and YouTube.
“Love Peace Happiness” incorporates classic gospel music elements into an upbeat anthem with contagious positive energy. Maurice Griffin explains that the song is “intended to be a musical vaccination of hope for humanity during the COVID-19 pandemic.” With its ability to uplift the spirits of its listeners, it’s no surprise that the song has crossed over international TV and radio airwaves. His accumulation of significant success solidifies Griffin’s position as a dominant figure in 2021.
Beyond his own music, Maurice Griffin is also the owner of World Changing Entertainment. His goal is to help create opportunities for creative minorities. Whether it’s through his songs or his company, Griffin actively promotes much-needed positivity to empower people to live their dreams to the fullest.