Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12, 1994 – June 10, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and YouTuber who was known for covering hit songs on YouTube and participating in the NBC singing competition The Voice. In June 2011, she released her debut EP, Find Me. In 2013, she released her studio album, With Love. In 2016, she released her second EP, Side A, and a posthumous release, Side B, was made available on iTunes and Spotify. On June 9, 2017, her second and final album, All Is Vanity, was released posthumously.
In 2014, Grimmie was a contestant on season 6 of The Voice and finished in third place. Adam Levine, her coach on the show, announced in the finale that regardless of the results he would sign her to his label 222 Records. Lil Wayne also offered to sign her to his label, Young Money Entertainment. She was signed with Island Records for a short time before being dropped. In 2016, she took on an acting role, making her first and only motion picture appearance in The Matchbreaker.
Throughout her career, Grimmie won five awards, including an American Music Award, an iHeartRadio award, and a Teen Choice Award. In 2017, she was posthumously honored with an "Impact Award" from the Humane Society for her animal rights activism.