Talented, beautiful Christina Grimmie was taken from us far too soon, fatally shot at the tender age of 22. We loved this singer so much, and wanted to know more about her incredible life. Click through for five important facts about Christina!
Though Christina Grimmie was just 22 when a crazed gunman fatally shot her on June 10, she had already lived a remarkable life. The incredibly talented singer, who competed and placed third on the sixth season of The Voice, was destined for greatness. That’s one of the reasons we wanted to know more about her! Read some awesome facts about Christina after the jump.
1. Christina Grimmie had an awesome, hilarious blog
Christina loved to laugh, and shared her favorite viral videos and posts on her amazing page: Christina Grimmie Blog. Her fave topics ranged from poking fun at Lord Disick, to sharing the staple of any respectable internet citizen’s collection: cat content. So cute! She also had a section about inspirational individuals. Did she know that we were inspired by her?
2. One of Christina’s last singles was a fabulous song called “Shrug”
Christina’s summer 2015 song is so good! “Shrug” is about just flipping your hair and walking away when someone’s trying to play games in your relationship. It’s so catchy —
3.Christina Grimmie was discovered on Youtube when she was 16
We all found out about Christina when she competed on The Voice‘s sixth season, but Christina had been wowing the music world since she was just a teenager. Christina had a fabulous Youtube channel where she expertly performed cover songs, and was noticed by a talent agency in 2010 for her amazing rendition of “Party in the U.S.A”.
4.Christina Grimmie first EP was almost as successful as an Adele album!
Christina released her first EP, Find Me, in 2011, which came just second to Adele‘s 19! Can you imagine? It was number 11 on Billboard’s Digital Releases chart; her songs “Advice” and “Liar, Liar” were total hits on Radio Disney.
5.Christina Grimmie was the 2015 Macy’s Rising Star iHeartRadio winner
Christina’s fans made her the Macy’s Rising Star iHeartRadio competition winner, which led to her opening the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas!
HollywoodLifers, our thoughts are with Christina’s loved ones during this difficult time. Help us remember this incredible woman in the comments!