Melanie Adele Martinez is an American singer born in Queens, New York, on April 28, 1995. She was raised in Baldwin, New York after her family moved there later.
A self-taught artist, Martinez began writing poetry when she was in kindergarten. Since then, poetry became her venue to express her emotions, allowing her to connect with the world around her.
Her love for art led her to delve into music, realizing the possibilities to show her creativity while expressing herself.
Her songs talk about her childhood, her feelings, her challenges, and her fears. Her voice is soft with a touch of charm that seamlessly connects you with her and the music.
Martinez first rose to fame after attending the television show The Voice, and almost two years later, she was signed to Atlantic Records.
Since 2014, Martinez and Atlantic Records collaborated on many projects.
They released three studio albums, four extended plays, eleven singles, two promotional singles, and twenty-seven music videos.
And recently, on March 31, 2023, Martinez released her third album, “Portal,” which has taken her to number two on the Billboard charts.