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Martin Alexander Aiono

(1996-02-16) February 16, 1996 (age 27)
Utah, U.S.
Nationality American
  • Singer
  • music producer
  • YouTuber
  • actor
Years active 2011–present
Height 5’10
Musical career
Labels Become Records
YouTube information
Years active 2011–present
Subscribers 5.86 million
Total views 1.02 billion
Subscriber and view counts updated as of 14 Jul 2022.

Martin Alexander Aiono (/ən/; born February 16, 1996) is an American singer, producer, YouTuber, and actor from Phoenix, Arizona. Aiono is known for his videos on YouTube, which have amassed over 1 billion views, and his social media presence with upwards of six million followers. He released his first single on a major label with Interscope Records, "Work the Middle", in February 2017. He released his second single "Question" in April 2017. His third single, "Does It Feel Like Falling" was released on September 18, 2017. Aiono stars in Netflix film Finding 'Ohana. Aiono released his first album, The Gospel at 23, on July 24, 2020.


Aiono first created his own "flipped" versions of popular songs, including “Solamente Tú” and his "One Dance" mash-up which has gone on to have more than 67 million views. As of 2021, he has over six million YouTube subscribers and more than 1 billion views on his YouTube videos.

Music career

Aiono released his debut single "Doesn't Get Better" on March 15, 2013. Later that year, on May 23, Aiono released his debut EP Young & Foolish. The EP's title track was co-written with John Legend. Aiono has cited John Legend as one of his biggest influences and has written two songs with the singer.

In 2016, Aiono began creating "flipped" versions of popular songs, including a mashup of Drake's "One Dance" and Nicky Jam’s "Hasta el Amanecer" that received more than 67 million views on YouTube. The video showcased Aiono's vocals, charisma, guitar skills and production ability. Back in October 2016, Aiono recorded and produced a sing-off with singer and songwriter Conor Maynard which was released on Conor's YouTuber Channel and now in November 2017 has over 88 million views.

Aiono signed with Interscope Records, a division of Universal Music Group in early 2017. On January 27, 2017, Aiono released his single "Work the Middle". The song was produced by Axident and Dernst "D'Mile" Emile II. Aiono also contributed a cover of "Man in the Mirror" to The Lego Batman Movie in 2017.| As of 2019, Aiono is signed to Become Records.

In 2020, Aiono released his first album The Gospel at 23, as well as the documentary "The Making of The Gospel at 23 | Short Documentary". Aiono also released an EP, "Covered (Volume 2)", as well as the singles "The Medicine", "2 Kids", "Filling Shoes", "I Miss You", and "Another Life".

Acting career

In September 2019, Netflix announced that Aiono would star in the 2021 film Finding 'Ohana.

In September 2021, Aiona stars as recurring role in the Disney+ show, Doogie Kameāloha, M.D.


Year Title Role Credit
2021 Finding ʻOhana Ioane Main


Year Title Role Credit Notes
2014–2016 Royal Crush Sebastian Main 23 episodes
2015 Guidance Alex Guest 2 episodes
2021 Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. Walter Taumata Recurring 8 episodes
2022 Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin Shawn Noble Main 10 episodes

Personal life

Aiono and his family, originally from Phoenix, Arizona, moved to Los Angeles, California so he could pursue a music career at 14 years old. They lived in a one bedroom apartment while he was making his first music connections by performing on the Santa Monica promenade where he met one of his managers. His mother is European American and his father is of Samoan and Māori (Ngāti Porou) descent and grew up in Tolaga Bay, New Zealand before moving to the United States. Aiono is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.



Title Album details
The Gospel at 23
  • Released: July 24, 2020
  • Formats: Digital download, streaming
  • Label: Become

Extended plays

Title EP details
Young & Foolish
  • Released: November 20, 2015
  • Formats: Digital download
Does It Feel Like Falling EP
  • Released: November 17, 2017
  • Formats: Digital download
  • Label: Interscope
  • Released: December 25, 2019
  • Formats: Digital download
  • Label: Become
Covered Volume 2
  • Released: December 29, 2020
  • Formats: Digital download


As main artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Doesn't Get Better" 2013 Young & Foolish
"Young & Folish"
"Killer" 2015 Non-album single
"Ocean Love"
"Wild" 2016
"Work the Middle" 2017
(with Felix Jaehn and Hight)
178 14 55 12 49 I
"Does It Feel Like Falling"
(featuring Trinidad Cardona)
Does It Feel Like Falling EP
"One at a Time"
(with T-Pain)
Non-album singles
"Thinking About You" 2018
"Young Love"
"Big Mistake"
"No Drama"
"As You Need"
"Her" 2019 rowspan="2" 0TBA
"Unloving You"
"White Roses" Non-album singles
"I Can't Be Me"
"Sober Again"
"Another Life"
(with Destiny Rogers)
"I Miss You"
(with PLS&TY and Wifisfuneral)
"Filling Shoes"
"2 Kids"
"The Medicine"
(with Dee Wilson)
The Gospel at 23
"Good Morning"

As featured artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
(Feder featuring Alex Aiono)
2016 36 10 Non-album single

Promotional singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Jealous" 2015 Non-album single
"One Dance"/"Hasta el Amanecer" (Mashup) 2016 69
"Despacito"/"I'm the One" (Mashup) 2017


  • The After Party Tour (2017)
  • Feels Like Tour (2018)
  • Fun23 Tour (2019)
  • The Changes Tour (with William Singe) (2017)
Opening act
  • The Dolan Twins - 4OU (4 Only U-Tour) (2016)
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