The 21-year-old singer and Voice alum was just announced as the winner for this year’s Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star contest!
“THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU GUYS. TEAMGRIMMIE THANK YOU!!!!! WE DID IT GUYS. I AM OPENING THE IHEART RADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL THIS YEAR!!!!!” she very excitedly wrote on Twitter after she heard the news.
Christina added, “And HUUUGE thank you also to Macy’s and iHeart for even INVOLVING me in this contest in the first place. I am so grateful for this GUYS seriously. Wow THANK YOU for all Yur support wow I cannot tell u how much I LOVE YOU GUYS. Geeeeez wow we did it!!! Thank yu Jesus for this opportunity. I am so insanely grateful.”
The track will debut tonight on the hit Disney Channel show during “Rate-A-Rooney”, which finds Liv, Maddie (both Cameron) and their friends confronting a fellow schoolmate who has been giving them numeric ratings based on looks.
“Had so much fun shooting this video with @DoveCameron and @BABYKAELY #WhatAGirlIs,” Christina shared the vid on Twitter.
She added in the notes section of it, “Hey guys! Here’s an awesome new song called ‘What A Girl Is’ by Dove Cameron from Disney Channel’s ‘Liv and Maddie,’ featuring me and the VERY amazing Baby Kaely. MissRemiAshten, Alex Aiono and Cody Wise joined in too!”
“Rate-A-Rooney” airs TONIGHT @ 9PM ET/PT on Disney Channel.
What A Girl Is – Dove Cameron, Christina Grimmie, Baby Kaely (from “Liv and Maddie”)
“So many thoughts at night time before you go to bed just about the journey of my life so far,” Christina wrote on Twitter after the show. “all these things ive done n im a 20 year old girl. I wanna change lives n reach people n tour the world n meet every single one of yu [sic]. I want my next record to be beyond anything ive done. and the amount of soul searching im doing lately is gonna make that happen.”
She added, “thank yu. thank u for THIS. thank yu guys for allowing me to be this, sing this, LIVE this.”