2008 Stellar Award Winner, Maurette Brown Clark, is one of Gospel music's sweethearts. Originally from Long Island, New York, Maurette began her singing career with her family group, The Brown Singers. Throughout her formative years, she continued singing with choirs, groups, as well as studying classical piano.
Maurette's first CD, How I Feel, was released in 1998 on Verity Records. This CD featured the radio friendly, "Breaking of Day." For this work, she received the Stellar Award for Best New Artist in 2000.