There are, at least, seventeen artists by this name. 1. Maria Hamer-Jensen: A Danish rnb singer. 2. ＭＡＲＩＡ: A Japanese girl band lead by MAIKO (formerly of ZONE). 3. Maria Nalbandian): An Armenian Lebanese singer notorious for her provocative videos. Her hit debut single was "Elaab" or "El'ab". 4. MARIA: A Japanese female hip hop artist. (alternative tag: MARIA from SIMI LAB) 5. An Oxnard, California, USA indie pop band, in signed to Yay! Records. 6. A Japanese psychedelic band, with an album by the same name. 7. A Bosnian artist, who represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest .