Gimme Just 1 Night
'well growing up me and my mother struggled and she took an extra job at burger king to make ends meet for working so hard she was awarded employee of the month and they gave her a sam goody gift certificate i begged her to buy me madonna's like a virgin so i could play it on my record player she was my icon and my motivation. I got that record and played it over and over i drove everybody crazy - but love is crazy when it is your passion.' when talking about deserving diva's, Nina Martinez is definitely an artist on the rise. Nina's first break came while on tour with radio disney when she was asked to record a song for a Hollywood motion picture, "bar hopping" starring tom arnold. The song entitled "i'm through with you" written and produced by the legendary barry coffing is the highlight of the movie showcasing nina's mature, silky voice. Since then nina has gone on to perform for several nationally televised shows including, USA networks "unsigned artist show- case filmed live from "the mgm grand" in las vegas, the songwriters hall of fame showcase, live at the cutting room in NYC as well as being awarded the opportunity to perform three cosecutive weeks on "show time at the apollo". as a songwriter nina has been collaborating with grammy award winning producer, edwin ramos, (mary j blidge / angie stone) she has also won numerous national and international songwriting contests ( vh1 song of the year, song expo etc ) and topped the dance charts for 9 weeks with "gimmie just 1 night" on New York's .. 1 dance station 105.9 "latino mix". in between performing and recording nina has been on an exclusive tour promoting her new album entitled "gimmie just 1 night" (available dec.2005) opening up for such artists as, judy torres, tito puente, jr., tego calderon and k7 of tka to name a few.