Francisco auditioned in Sunriver. He sang "Alaska" by Maggie Rogers and "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon, though the second song was not televised until the second "This Is Me" episode. All three judges voted "yes", sending him to the next round.
Hollywood Round Edit
Francisco was shown in the "Singer-Songwriter" category of the Genre Challenge, alongside Sofia Schuster, Adam Curry, Jonny West, and Dillon James. He sang "Hold Back the River" by James Bay. Afterwards, the judges told him he advanced. Later, he was shown in a duet called "3:15" with Louis Knight singing "Break Even" by The Script. Both of them advanced. After his untelevised final Solo performance, he was placed in the same deliberation room as Jonny West, Arthur Gunn, Sophia Wackerman, Franklin Boone, Makayla Phillips, Kimmy Gabriela, DeWayne Crocker Jr., Cyniah Elise, and Lauren Mascitti, where the judges revealed that everyone in the room had advanced.
Hawaii Round Edit
Francisco sang "Falling" by Harry Styles. Afterwards, during the Final Judgment, the judges told him that he did enough to become a Top 20 semifinalist.
This Is Me Edit
Top 20 Edit
Francisco sang "Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry. He received enough votes to become a Top 11 finalist.
Top 11 Edit
Francisco sang "Falling Like the Stars" by James Arthur. He received enough votes to become a Top 7 finalist.
Top 7 Edit
Francisco sang "You'll Be in My Heart" by Phil Collins from Tarzan and "River" by Leon Bridges.
Season 18 Finale Edit
Francisco sang "Adore You" by Harry Styles and "Alaska" by Maggie Rogers. He did not receive enough votes to place in the Top 2 in the voting, eliminating him from the competition.
|Round||Song Choice||Original Artist||Theme (if any)||Result|
Kings of Leon
|Hollywood Week||"Hold Back the River"||James Bay||Hollywood Round 1||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||"Break Even"||The Script||Hollywood Round 2||Safe|
|Hollywood Week||"Lover"||Francisco Martin||Hollywood Round 3||Safe|
|Hawaii Round||"Falling"||Harry Styles||Showcase Round||Advanced|
|Top 20||"Teenage Dream"||Katy Perry||None||Advanced|
|Top 11||"Falling Like the Stars"||James Arthur||Homeward Bound||Advanced|
|Top 7||"You'll Be in My Heart"
|Top 5||"Adore You" |
|Harry Styles |
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