The US pop singer-songwriter and actress made an immediate impact on our shores with the No 5 hit ‘Toy Soldiers’ released in 1989. Other hits followed that included ‘I Feel The Earth Move’, ‘More Than You Know’, Love Thy Will Be Done’ (written by Prince) and ‘Martika’s Kitchen’. She had two internationally successful albums in the late 1980s/early 1990’s the first, ‘Martika’ went platinum in the UK and the latter ‘Martika’s Kitchen’ was co-produced by Prince. She has sold a total of four million albums worldwide. She began her career as a child actor, appearing in the hit movie ‘Annie’. She went on to be cast as ‘Gloria’ on the Disney children series ‘Kids Incorporated’ alongside Stacy Ferguson (Fergie, The Black Eyed Peas) and Mario Lopez.