CRIS GUNTHER (a.k.a CGUN) is a 2018 HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS WINNER in the category for the BEST MESSAGE SONG/SOCIAL IMPACT for his original song, "NEVER GIVE UP"- and he's one of the WINNERS of the upcoming RANDY JACKSON, BABYFACE, KENNY G and WALTER AFANASIEFF talent competition, ISINA. His song "COMPASS LOVE" that was written and produced by GUNTHER and WALTER AFANASIEFF's team during the ISINA program will appear in a soon-to-be-announced NETFLIX series soundtrack. CRIS GUNTHER is a Recording Artist (Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Producer), Actor, and Novelist (he's currently completing his first graphic novel). CGUN’s song, "NEVER GIVE UP" was also chosen by MADONNA to be a feature on her global digital arts initiative, ART-FOR-FREEDOM- while Rock/Movie Star, JARED LETO through the Italian Eyewear Brand, CARRERA WORLD, showcased his track, "204" on their MAVERICK marketing campaign website. As an actor, he’s done a supporting role in a FEATURE FILM to be released in 2019, along with principal and voiceover roles in 3 BRAZILIAN TV COMMERCIALS. This multi-gifted artist has also been working on a 3-part conceptual project, "ANCHOR AND WINGS" (with the CD financed by KICKSTARTER), to be followed by the graphic novel (adult comic), "ANCHOR AND WINGS: FALLING INTO THE OPEN", which are both serving as the inspirational basis for the semi-autobiographical, rock-musical film, "CGUN's ANCHOR AND WINGS" that's being developed in HOLLYWOOD.
CGUN also sings in both ENGLISH and PORTUGUESE- was selected to perform in a SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME SHOWCASE in NYC by LADY GAGA and LANA DEL REY's first manager, BOB LEONE- has trained with vocal coach to the stars, DON LAWRENCE whose clients have included CHRISTINA AGUILERA, BONO and MICK JAGGER- he recorded a performance for the music franchise, BALCONY TV that's seen artists such as MUMFORD & SONS, ED SHEERAN, JESSIE J, and KIMBRA all record episodes before launching internationally)-- and CRIS GUNTHER was photographed as a model by world-renowned, fashion photographer, STEVEN MEISEL for ITALIAN VOGUE.
BABYFACE and WALTER AFANASIEFF Project:
MADONNA Site: http://tumblr.artforfreedom.com/post/63734320172/never-give-up-cris-gunther-this-is-my-new
CRIS GUNTHER’s tracks