Melanie Martinez: Portals Tour with Special Guest Tanukichan
The 13-track “Portals” is highlighted by the new single “Void,” written and produced by Melanie Martinez and is available now. Martinez first unveiled “Portals” in February with an instantly viral TikTok video causing pandemonium among fans around the globe, with teasers surpassing 115 million views across socials. The “Portals” tour will find Martinez performing as an otherworldly creature Cry Baby at every show, where fans can enjoy hearing songs from her latest album.
Martinez is a multi-platinum, 12 billion-streaming alt-pop phenomenon. “Portals” marks the 27-year-old New York City-born singer, songwriter and filmmaker’s first full-length release in nearly four years following her two billion-streaming, RIAA gold-certified second album, “K-12.” “K-12” proved a sensation upon its release, entering the Billboard 200 at No. 3 with further debuts at No. 1 on the alternative album chart and No. 1 on the soundtrack album chart. Hailed by Forbes as “a perfect conceptual album in the streaming age,” “K-12” also serves as a soundtrack companion to an eerily enchanting musical film written, directed, and starring Martinez. “K-12” the film debuted as the 6th highest-grossing film in the U.S. on the day of its 2019 theatrical release, with one-night-only screenings in more than 425 cinemas in 32 countries.
Martinez truly set forth on what has proven a remarkable creative journey with her 2015 debut album, “Cry Baby.” “Cry Baby” took on a stunning second life in 2020 when the longtime fan-favorite “Play Date” exploded into a true alt-pop sensation with millions of user-generated videos across TikTok. Now boasting more than one billion worldwide streams along with two-time RIAA platinum certification, “Play Date” propelled “Cry Baby” back onto the upper half of the Billboard 200 more than five years after its initial release. Named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30 2021” thanks in part to the renewed success of “Play Date,” Martinez has brought her idiosyncratic vision to an array of diverse enterprises, including last year’s instantly sold-out collaboration with footwear brand Koi. In addition to her myriad musical and visual efforts, Martinez has also shown herself to be an unforgettable live performer via sold-out headline shows and festival performances around the planet.
Tanukichan will support on the tour.