ATL HIP HOP AWARDS WINNER for FEMALE R&B ARTIST OTY; DIAMOND AWARD TWO-TIME WINNER for R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR (youngest to ever win in her category); TWO - TIME WINNER of SOUTHERN COALITION MUSIC AWARDS for FEMALE R&B ARTIST of the YEAR; SOUTHERN MUSCLE MUSIC AWARD TWO-TIME WINNER for FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR, SOUTHERN MUSCLE MUSIC AWARD WINNER VIDEO OTY with 'LOVE YOU'; WINNER of 'Vh-1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION' SONG OF THE YEAR with her HIT SINGLE 'ZONE'.
Celina LINA is called 'The Chocolate Goddess of Hip POP/R&B, for a reason! She has EARNED it!
Celina composes all of her original music, and with her extremely wide vocal range and her ability to record and arrange her own harmonies and backgrounds, this incredibly gifted artist is any producer/ engineer's dream artist! This young lady is a 'true' multi genre performing artist, as well as a singer, lyricist, actress, dancer, brand ambassador.
Celina was born in Florida (the 'Myrtle Ave' section of Jacksonville) and has always found joy in song and dance. She attended a local catholic school, where she won her first talent show (third grade). Celina also attended LaVilla School of The Arts (middle school) and was placed immediately in their highest classes (her 'perfect pitch' being quickly discovered) in both vocal and musical theater classes. She then qualified for Douglas Anderson School of The Arts (high school), accepted for both vocals and musical theater. She enjoyed virtual school while touring the country. Celina has gained a deep, thorough understanding of music theory and has spent years honing her skills -which are rooted in classical Italian opera.
After being a victim of extreme bullying throughout her school years, Celina became founder/spokesperson for 'We Can B.E., Inc' - a 501(c)(3) charity nonprofit which, through education, positivity, and music, raises awareness for victims of bullying and crimes against young women & girls. Click We Can BE, Inc for more info
With a giving heart, Celina also works with another non profit, helping young artists with in-studio vocal arrangement.
Celina currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida USA, with frequent visits to Atlanta, Georgia USA, and is pursuing a music and business degree at Full Sail University. She is consistently requested for collaborations, has a long list of 'who's - who' acts that she has opened for), and is now HEADLINING her own shows while continuing to hone her skills.
Celina LINA™ enjoys a career as an International award - winning recording artist, actress ( 'The Originals', 'Housewives Of Atlanta', Everybody Loves Stevie, 'Star', and 'Honey', to name a few) , radio host, and ambassador.
The 'Celina LINA' brand is (The RoyalTii™)
** Heat Wave Radio coming back soon!
click The HEAT WAVE Radio for more info.