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Melanie Martinez
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Contestant Profile
Born: April 28 1995
The Voice
Season: 3
Team(s): Team Adam
Chairs Turned

Adam

CeeLo

Xtina

Blake

Melanie Martinez was a contestant on Season 3 of The Voice as part of Team Adam.

Remembered by her unique, breathy tone, the two-toned pattern in her hair, and for her creative spins on popular songs, Melanie quickly garnered attention on the show, and despite not being the strongest vocalist, managed to use her creativity and originality to make it to the Top 6, where she would be eliminated in 6th place.

Following her time on the show, she released a full-length album titled Cry Baby, and music videos accompanying each of the tracks. With her early popularity, she is widely known as the biggest star to ever come out of The Voice US.

Performances

Round Song Original Artist Date Order Result
Blind Auditions "Toxic" Britney Spears September 7, 2012 N/A Three chairs turned
Joined Team Adam
Battle Rounds
(Top 64)
"Lights"
vs. Caitlin Michele
Ellie Goulding October 15, 2012 N/A Won
Knockout Rounds
(Top 40)
"Bulletproof"
vs. Sam James
La Roux October 29, 2012 N/A Won
Live Playoffs
(Top 20)
"Hit the Road Jack" Ray Charles November 5, 2012 3 Failed to score Public's Vote
Saved by Adam
Top 12 "Cough Syrup" Young the Giant November 12, 2012 9 Advanced
Top 10 "Seven Nation Army" The White Stripes November 19, 2012 3 Advanced
Top 8 "Too Close" Alex Clare November 26, 2012 4 Advanced
Top 6 "Crazy"
(Melanie's choice)
Gnarls Barkley December 3, 2012 6 Eliminated
"The Show"
(Coach's choice)
Lenka 10


Post-The Voice

  • After years of success, she was accuse of rape by a former friend, allegations which slightly hurt her career before being eventually proven to be false.
  • In recent times, Melanie has put out her second studio album, accompanied with a movie by the same name, both titled K-12. She later released an EP acting as the deluxe edition of K-12, and is now working on her third album and second movie.