Who is Magnus Martin? The VB educator gets ‘Chance’ on The Voice

Magnus Martin is an American musician, singer and songwriter. He is best known for participating in NBC’s television singing reality show The Voice Season 23. The show is coached by Kelly Clarkson, Blake Shelton, Chance the Rapper and Niall Horan. He is originally from Virginia Beach, VA.

Who is Magnus Martin?

Magnus is 25-year-old singer from Chesapeake, VA. He is graduated from Norfolk State University.

Magnus Martin with Mother
Magnus Martin with his mother LaValette Boney


He has been dedicated to music since Magnus won his high school’s talent show singing “All of Me” by John Legend. He was a part of the Voices of Fire Choir, which was featured on the Netflix series of the same name that premiered in November 2020.

The show followed Bishop Ezekial Williams, uncle of Pharrell Williams, as he created a renowned gospel choir. Through the choir, he was able to perform on both “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”.

In 2023, Magnus performed a soulful rendition of the Hall & Oates classic, “Sara Smile” during Blind Auditions of The Voice 23. He got an early chair turn from Chance the Rapper.

Despite getting just one chair turn, He got praise from the other judges, Clarkson, Niall Horan and Blake Shelton.