VIcci Martinez Bio

viccivideoshoot5A lot can happen in a few years, but if you just say yes to the possibilities, you never know where it will take you…and this is true with Vicci Martinez.

In 2010, Vicci opened her horizon and started to say yes to things that were different and slightly uncomfortable but she knew she had to get out of her comfort zone to get to the next level.  She started with a new management company and was presented with the option to be on Season 1 of the new NBC show The Voice and said yes.  She took all of the challenges the show brought and pushed through and thrived, going all the way to win on Team CeeLo and coming in 3rd place overall.

Her success on The Voice opened up some new doors for Vicci.  In 2011, she was signed to Republic Records and went to work writing and recording an album that pushed her musically and had the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business, Max Martin, Peter Svensson, The Matrix, Tim Pagnotta and Jason Nevins. In February of 2012, she had the opportunity to perform her new single, “Come Along feat CeeLo Green” with her Voice coach CeeLo on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, what a great way to start the launch of her single.  Republic decided to release a digital EP in March, followed by her major label debut, “Vicci,” in May of 2012.

comealongThen the work began.  Vicci and her manager hit the road on the “Thelma & Louise Tour” basically going to any radio station, venue, TV Station, etc., which would meet with them to promote the new single, “Come Along.”  The track had a little steam at Hot AC Radio and then fell back down, but she kept at it.  Finally KS95 in Minneapolis started to play it and it started to sell singles, which reignited the label which deemed this track “The little song that could.”  Slowly Cincinnati, Chicago, Seattle, Denver and more markets added the track and it started to move back up the charts.  A year after the release of the single, the video for “Come Along” was shot in Seattle but Jon Jon Augustova (Macklemore) and the video was added to VH1.  Over a  1 ½ years at radio the track finally peaked at #16 at Hot AC Radio, #19 at AAA,  #12 at VH1, over 1 million views on YouTube and 250,000+ singles sold.

In the fall, the second single “I Can Love” was released to Hot AC and after 4 weeks peaked at #51 and Vicci’s relationship with Republic was over.  Vicci has never been stopped and started writing for her new record.  A chance meeting on a flight to LA, Vicci met Spanish Broadcasting exec Bill Shadorf who fell in love with her music and opened up a new door for Vicci.  Latino 96.3 in Los Angeles started to play one of her tracks “Run, Run, Run” and because of it, Vicci went back to write her current single, “Otra Cancion” with her Swedish friend and writer Erik Lewander.  Being a first generation Mexican American has always been something Vicci has always identified strongly with and releasing this song helps to solidify her roots in the community.  Vicci, like many 1st generation families, doesn’t speak Spanish but identifies with the heritage and the culture.

Vicci opening for Steve Vai in Wimington,DE - Photo by Jim Coarse

Vicci opening for Steve Vai in Wimington,DE – Photo by Jim Coarse

During the past few years, Vicci has had some amazing opportunities; performing with Pat Monahan of Train, debuting “Come Along” on The Voice, Grammy Soundcheck event at The Paramount in Seattle; Southwest Airlines Live at 35 performance; aLoft Hotel events; Gracie Awards; SummerThing Festival in San Francisco; Bumbershoot Festival; Universal CityWalk Performance; Steve Vai Tour Dates; Taylor Guitars NAMM Showcase, and too many amazing charity events to name.  Vicci continues to tour and was honored to perform at the 2014 NFL Honors at Radio City Music Hall especially with her hometown team, The Seahawks, in the Superbowl, now the 2014 Superbowl Champions.  She performed as part of the Sail Across the Sun Cruise with Train and  had the opportunity to sit in with Train, Michael Franti and John Oates, and she has actually written two songs with Pat Monahan which you will hopefully see on her upcoming album.

You never know what will happen if you just say yes…





“Come Along feat CeeLo Green” Highlights

#12 VH1, #16 Hot AC, #19 AAA

YouTube/Vevo over 1.5 million views

Sales over 250,000 singles

-Performed song on The Voice & Jay Leno show with CeeLo


  1. mayssam says:

    I LOVE HER SOOOO MUCH ♥ she is so inspiring and she give me hopes 🙂

  2. KristinH says:

    Vicci’s music is therapy for my soul. I am amazed that so much wisdom can come out of such a young person. It’s not easy to sum up your experiences in life & make sense & lessons out of them. Vicci manages to make that happen with every song. She is so special & a gift to this world & all of her fans. WE LOVE YOU VICCI!! THANK YOU FOR BEING YOU!!! <3

  3. Vicci Martinez is a soulful spirit strumming truth from the strings of her heart. She is a beautiful young woman whose energy vibrates deep into the depths of humanity’s innermost core. Anyone who listens to her will feel that energy-her heart’s truthful energy. Listening to her I can feel even her wisdom, which is beyond her years.

    <3 <3 <3

  4. Emily West says:

    Vicci Martinez is a true lyrical hero. Finally an artist of the soul. To be able to listen to her music and say
    “Yes I have been there before” heals the heart.

    To be so young with the insight into life she possesses is astounding. Its not just Vicci’s voice its her way of keeping you in the song right till the very end. Relating to every ounce of verse she sings….

    The most inspiring beauty that Vicci hangs on to is her ability to stay true to who she is….

    “Begin Within”

    With love and happiness always,


  5. boogie_board10 says:

    Vicci Martinez is AWESOME! She is my idol, and she is just so cool! CeeLo did an awesome job coaching her last year, and in all of our hearts, she was a winner! SHE WAS JUST AMAZING! Come Along is my new favorite song!!! 🙂

  6. I have seen Vicci grow since she was 15. To think someone so young has helped me through the toughest time in my life (Cancer). Her music gave me peace and hope. Vicci, I will see you at Hotel Utah. I would love to say hi but I will settle for the inspiration you always bring to you music.

  7. I cannot stop listening to the phenomenal live from Jazz Bones CD! I hear something different every time I listen to it!
    Have never seen Vicci live- must not miss the next show..

  8. VicciVicciVicciiii;) Summergreetings from Finland to all Vicci-fans!:) She came to my awarness just few months ago when we were able to see her competiting at The Voice of USA –> it was shown in finnish television finally! She got deep power in your voice and i think Vicci really is a amazing singer:) Hope to see her live somewhere / sometime…Maybe we’ll have a European-tour on some day!

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