BELINDA FISHMAN (MAIA) BIO Place of birth: Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Maia began performing professionally at the age of 16. She has never had vocal training. Her talent is god given. Maia’s inspiration as a child was Whitney Houston. Maia has vocal range greater then 4.5 octaves. Although she can sing all genres, her musical heart is R&B/Soul. Maia appeared all over South Africa for a number of years at various hotels, clubs, & cabarets. Maia appeared as an opening act in South Africa for the following recording artists: Michael Jackson’s History Tour, The Manhattans, The Temptations and Peaches and Herbs. She recorded one album titled, “Belinda Davids” (Maia’s maiden name) with Tusk Records. Three of the songs on this album were released as singles, “We Go Together”, “This I Swear” and “This Is My Life.” These three singles were original songs written by the artist. “We Go Together” was number one for six weeks in South Africa. Maia then appeared for about four years in Asia, England and Dubai at various clubs and up-scale hotels. Maia is currently recording her USA debut album and appearing with her band at clubs all around the LA area. Talent has to be developed in order to keep our nation strong!!!!!