Teen Pop Star and Youth Activist Chantel 'Chani' Christie, Winner of the 2009 Pop Artist of the Year Award, Set to Release Her Much Anticipated New Single 'Gimme Love' Via Jean Rah Fya Records

Christie Will Attend the 2010 Grammy Awards and Donate Proceeds from Her New Single to Haiti Earthquake Survivors and Rebuilding

Jan 31, 2010, 11:46 ET from Jean Rah Fya Records

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen pop star Chantel "Chani" Christie is set to release her new, much anticipated single "Gimme Love" via Jean Rah Fya Records and has also been announced to attend this year's Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 31, 2010, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

"To be going to the Grammy Awards is a huge honor, and to be able to donate the proceeds to help the victims of the Haiti devastation means the world to me," states Chani.

Chani, hot on the heels of her being signed to L.A. Talent Agency, took home the "Pop Artist of the Year" award at the 19th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards on November 12, 2009. Chani also walked the red carpet at the 2009 American Music Awards. She was highly photographed due to her high fashion, over-the-top outfit by Clothing Company BEBE and also garnered much attention at the AMAs for her work with youth and Ambassadorship as the United States Youth Ambassador on HIV/AIDS Awareness.

Also selected by the 2009 NAACP Theatre Awards, Chani was a presenter with her father, NBA Legend Doug Christie. The 16-year-old multitalented entertainer was also tapped to participate in the "Girls Are Not for Sale" mega campaign which brought awareness to the trafficking of young American girls. The campaign was spearheaded by recording artist SINEAD O'CONNOR who recorded the duet "This is To Mother You" which featured Grammy award winning recording artist/producer MARY J. BLIGE.

About Chantel "Chani" Christie: Sixteen year old Chantel "Chani" Christie is the United States Youth Ambassador for HIV/AIDS Awareness, a bestselling author, fashion model, and actress. "Chani," recently awarded the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Excellence in Hip-Hop Award, is currently starring in her new hit reality web series titled 'Chani's Story' and writing her second book, A Girl Has to Look Good! A beauty, fashion and lifestyle Guide.  Chani, currently a junior in high school, has a passion to lead the youth worldwide by educating them through her music and books.

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