Maren is a double threat with a successful songwriting career and record deal with Sony Nashville/Columbia. Maren was the recipient of the 2016 CMA New Artist of the Year, the 2017 Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance, and the ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year. Her songs have been recorded by some of the top acts including Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson. Her #1 debut album, Hero, contains the hit single “My Church” which is the highest charting first single by a female in Country Aircheck’s Mediabase history. It also contains her first country radio #1 song, "I Could Use A Love Song".