Maria McKee (born Maria Louise McKee, on August 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, California) is an American singer.
A solo artist, McKee was a founding member of the cowpunk/country rock band Lone Justice, in 1982, with whom she released two albums. Her band opened for such acts as U2.
In 1986, she wrote Feargal Sharkey's UK number one hit 'A Good Heart'.
She released her first solo, self-titled album in 1989. Her song "Show Me Heaven", which appeared on the soundtrack to the film Days of Thunder, was a number one single in the United Kingdom for four weeks in 1990. Later her eerie, country-tinged single, "If Love Is a Red Dress (Hang Me in Rags)" was released on the soundtrack of Pulp Fiction. (1994).
She is the half-sister of Love guitarist Bryan MacLean, with whom she played in a duo as a teenager. In the early nineties, she lived in Dublin.