As we reported Saturday morning, musician, The Voice star, and YouTuber Christina Grimmie was fatally shot Friday night in Orlando. (Her passing is unrelated to the tragic events at the Pulse nightclub, also in Orlando.) People all across the world, but especially those in the music and digital media industries, have been mourning her passing.
On a personal note, Christina was a friend of What’s Trending, having appeared multiple times on our channel. Here are her three most recent appearances; first, her performance of “Anybody’s You” at Tubeathon 2016 in April, 2016; second, her performance of “With Love” for our #AskArtist series in July, 2015; and third, her performance of “Shrug,” also for the #AskArtist series:
Plenty of people outside of What’s Trending are mourning Christina’s passing today, including Michael Buckley, Dodie Clark, and Philip DeFranco. Here are a few of the many tributes to Christina we’ve found online:
You can contribute to the Grimmie family’s GoFundMe page here, and I suggest you do. Her untimely passing is a tragedy for musicians, fans, and decent human beings everywhere. She will be missed.
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