Melanie Martinez

american artist

Melanie Adele Martinez (born April 28, 1995) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, director, screenwriter and visual artist. She became famous in 2012 after appearing on The Voice, a musical television show. After the show, she released her first song "Dollhouse". It was followed by her first extended play of the same name.

Martinez in 2014

Martinez' first studio album, Cry Baby, was released in August 2015. It went platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Her songs, "Dollhouse" and "Pity Party" were certified platinum by the RIAA.[1]

Other songs, "Sippy Cup", "Cry Baby" and "Mrs. Potato Head" were certified gold by the RIAA.

Martinez was born in Astoria, Queens, New York City.


  1. "Melanie Martinez' "Dollhouse" Earns Platinum Certification in the U.S." Headline Planet. Retrieved Feb 11, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)