|Birth name||Martine Johnson|
|Born||14 January 1982|
|Origin||Saint-Ignace, New Brunswick, Canada|
|Occupations||Singer, Song Writer|
|Years active||2009 – present|
Martina grew up in Saint-Ignace, New Brunswick, Canada. She speaks fluent French and English. At age 18, she moved to Ottawa, Ontario to go to Carleton University. While at university, she saw an ad for an intern position at a local label, CP Records. After a year of hard work, Martina went from delivering CDs to radio stations and office administration work to singing backup in the studio for other recording artists on the label.
Martina's first single release was a cover version of Edward Maya and Vika Jigulina's "Stereo Love". It reached number 10 in the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 in November 2010. To date, "Stereo Love" has reached platinum sales and earned a nomination for Dance Single of the Year at the 2011 Juno Awards. In late 2010, Don Omar collaborated with Martina to release a remix version of "Stereo Love". The trilingual singer followed up with "Latin Moon" in August 2011, a song which reached gold sales and was rereleased in French and Spanish. The single also saw a fourth release featuring R&B label mate Massari. The original version was nominated in the Dance/Urban/Rhythmic category at the 2012 Canadian Radio Music Awards.
Martina's debut album Devotion was released on August 29, 2011 and reached number 77 on the Canadian Albums Chart. The album earned nominations for Dance Recording of the Year at the 2012 Juno Awards and World Recording of the Year at the 2012 East Coast Music Awards. Two more singles were released off Devotion, "Burning" and "Go Crazy", produced by Adrian Sina of the group Akcent.
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|2010||"Stereo Love" (with Edward Maya)||10||—||Devotion|
|"Go Crazy" (featuring Adrian Sina)||—||—|
(as "Tu me manques" in Quebec)
- Mersereau, Bob (29 February 2012). "New Brunswick Singer Martina Breaking Through In Dance Scene". East Coast Music with Bob Mersereau. CBC New Brunswick. Retrieved 9 October 2013.
- "Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. 24 November 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
- "Mia Martina Album & Song Chart History". Billboard charts. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
- "Canadian digital download certifications – Mia Martina – Stereo Love". Music Canada.
- "Canadian digital download certifications – Mia Martina – Burning". Music Canada.
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