Melanie Martinez

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  • Date Of birth

    Date Of birth
    Melanie Adele Martinez was born on 28 April 1995 in Astoria, Queens to parents of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent. After turning four she settled with her parents in Baldwin, New York.
  • Love of Music

    Love of Music
    Since she was a little kid, she had already started dreaming of becoming a singer while listening to songs by the likes of %cBritney Spears%, %cShakira%, %cChristina Aguilera% and so on. She started playing guitar at the age of fourteen, and began her career during her junior year of high school.
  • A Change

    A Change
    At the age of sixteen she boldly dyed her hair half blond and half back after watching the film ‘101 Dalmations’ in order to look like the character ‘Cruella De Vil.
  • The Voice

    The Voice
    She won a spot on NBC's The Voice with her performance of Britney Spears' "Toxic." Choosing to join judge Adam Levine's team, she eventually made it to week five before getting eliminated via audience vote.
  • Her Debut

    Her Debut
    In 2014, she released Dollhouse, her debut EP featuring the singles "Dollhouse" and "Carousel", which appeared on the trailer for the television series American Horror Story: Freak Show.
  • Different

    In 2015, she returned with her debut full-length album, Cry Baby, which featured the singles "Pity Party" and "Sippy Cup." The album reached number six on the Billboard 200 , she also recorded a full-length movie to accompany the release. The album K-12.
  • Top Hits

    Top Hits
    Martinez released her second studio album “K-12” accompanied with an hour and a half long film with the same name on September 6 2019 featuring hits such as "Show & Tell" "Nurse's Office" "Strawberry Shortcake"
  • Awareness

    Martinez is often cited as one of the only major successes of The Voice. Her music mostly revolves around the protagonist of her 2 concept albums, Cry Baby. Her music is extremely metaphorical using childish themes to discuss dark topics such as family disputes, trafficking and murder to raise awareness around these topics and show supports to victims. She is known for her two-toned hair and her dark lyrics concepts.