Hailing from the Capital city of Michigan, The Emperor of House Music, Pop/EDM recording artist Martone has been hitting the ground running in the music industry since 2014, and has manifested into a lucrative artist with dynamic artistic merit with a raw and original sound that has captivated the ears of an insatiable number of fans since his inception.
Not long after the up and coming artist began to brand himself, he entered the studio to record his debut album #TEOM the Evolution of Martone 1st and 2nd editions, he capped it off with the Deluxe Edition which garnered positive reception and critical acclaim not long after its release. Some of Martone’s notable chart domination, street-buzzing singles include Groove Tonight, Love You I Do, Office Politics, Chocolate |Spoken Word Mix, Fuck Me Baby and now a cover of Little Willie John’s 1956 hit single Fever.
No stranger to the world of music, Martone’s years of experience in television, radio and now music have earned him both recognition and respect. Martone first realized his passion for entertainment after a televised performance at his first school play at the tender age of seven years old.
Originally, from Lansing, Michigan, he is often described as an impassioned visionary, poised to become one of the most recognized names in the entertainment industry. The positive feedback from the audience at a young age, no doubt helped to cement his determination to succeed.
Notably, Martone is currently a member of NARAS (The Grammys) and was nominated in 2015, for Artist of the Year by United Black Ellument (U-BE) an LGBTI organization based in Dallas, TX. In a recent press review of his current single Fever, on www.ruelon.com dubbed him The Emperor of House Music. On May 4, 2016, two singles produced by Marvin DJ Extreme Detroit Hairston Love You I Do Auoo & Groove Tonight Extreme’s Late Night Remix, entered iTunes Fitness and Workout charts at #5 and #9 giving the singer his first two consecutive top 10 hits on the iTunes charts. On February 18, 2019, the hit single Good Love by Clayton Morgan, featuring Martone was released, the single debuted at #2 on iTunes Electronic Dance Chart, making it Martone’s third top-ten single on iTunes charts.
On December 12, 2018, Martone wins Best of Plano Award for Musician. On February 28, 2019, Martone had announced that Love Out Loud will be the first single from his upcoming album Erogenous Zone. Inside Out, had been scheduled as the lead single release on March 1, 2019, instead Martone decided that due to the success of Good Love, with Clayton Morgan had been doing so well, that he pushed out until August 2019.
Love Out Loud, an LGBT Pride anthem song will be released worldwide on May 31, 2019. The song is an uplifting one that speaks about being who you are, and enjoying life.
On November 21, 2019, Martone won The Silver Medal Award for Outstanding Achievement with the Erogenous Zone album in the Electronic Dance Music.
On March 17, 2020, Martone, was nominated for a Detroit Music Award for Outstanding Electronic Recording ‘Erogenous Zone’.
Award ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, April 19, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the awards show will be streamed online. Martone, will not be in attendance.