ATL HIP HOP AWARDS WINNER for FEMALE R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR; DIAMOND AWARD TWO-TIME WINNER for R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR (youngest to ever win in her category);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 SOUTHERN COALITION MUSIC AWARDS (SCMA) for R&B FEMALE ARTIST OTY; WINNER of 'Vh-1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION' SONG OF THE YEAR with her HIT SINGLE 'ZONE'.
Celina LINA is called the Queen of Hip Pop/R&B (she coined the phrase, 'Street Pop/R&B'), and 'Da Voice' 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 artist, as well as a singer, lyricist, actress, dancer, pianist, ambassador.
Celina was born in Florida, 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),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, and is a prolific pianist.
After being a victim of extreme bullying, 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.
With a giving heart, Celina also works with another non profit, helping young artists with in-studio vocal arrangement.
Celina currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia USA, is pursuing a business degree, while featuring in a major motion picture movie. She is consistently requested for collaborations,(she now has a long list of 'who's who' acts that she has opened for) and is now FEATURING her own shows while continuing to hone her skills, blaze her own lane, and be her own competition.
Celina LINA™ enjoys a career as an international award - winning recording artist, actress, and ambassador.
'My music is about bringing love back into our young culture. I mean the young, REAL, gotta-work-at-it kinda love, not those flowery pipe dreams we see on TV. I call my music 'Street' (not 'urban') because 'all' people can identify with it, but don't voice it. I'm that voice.' ~ Celina LINA.