Motivational Quotes from Christina Grimmie

Be stupid, be dumb, be funny, if that’s who you are. Don’t try to be someone that society wants you to be; that’s stupid. So be yourself.

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People aren’t born strong. People grow stronger little by little, encountering difficult situations, learning not to run from them.

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Confidence is not, ‘They will like me’. Confidence instead is, ‘I’ll be fine if they don’t’.

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I want to be able to show people that I have flaws and they have flaws, too. And you know what that means? No one out there is perfect.

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I’m one of those people who laughs everything off. If I mess up, I just say, ‘Ha! Totally didn’t mean to do that.’

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I have God, Jesus Christ: I’m Christian. I try to stay as grounded as I possibly can. And I have my parents that help me and my friends that are really great accountability partners to me.

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Me being the metal fan that I am, I like to listen to thrash metal to get me pumped – that kind of music will get your heart racing and ready for a crowd.

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Hip-hop I never really got really into mainly just because I’m not a big fan of rap. I do like R&B artists like Beyonce. I’m a big fan of her mainly because of her vocals. They’re just so awesome. I love her and Christina Aguilera, and that whole urban kind of feel is really great, especially with my voice.

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I write my own music. By myself, on a computer, I program guitar and piano.

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The Voice’ gave me the exposure that YouTube was never able to provide for me, just because I didn’t have a label or that kind of opportunity before. It also kind of trained me as person and performer with an audience.

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I’ve always loved music and was singing from the age of seven on karaoke.

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There’s a band called Pantera that I listen to, and then Metallica’s ‘And Justice for All.’ If you listen to a little bit of that before you go on stage, you’re pretty much set for the whole show.

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My goal in my career is to inspire people, is to get my music out there and have people enjoy it, and have people think of me as an inspirational artist.

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I used to make cassette tapes but never thought about making a career of it.

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I’m an independent. I’ve signed with no label.

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If you really watch ‘The Voice’ and follow Adam, he’s very ADD. He’s kind of one place here, and then he’s over here the next minute; he’s kind of all over the place. When it comes down to being very serious, and especially when we were talking about the finale song, he’s actually very serious, and he’s a very good listener.

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I’m that girl that’s a hardcore musician and loves to sing and write and play instruments but, at the same time, loves video games, metal music, and just being a goofy person.

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Honestly, ‘Side A’ is supposed to be a project just from my heart and whatever is happening in my heart at the time, and I want ‘Side B’ to also fit that same thing.

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Most of all, I like to sing my heart out to lyrics that really speak to people.

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I’ve absolutely fought against having to be half-naked to sell a track.

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Side A’ was a project that I wanted to do, stuff that I produced completely, and it was just stuff that I was dealing with.

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I have no boyfriend. No time. None send me over the moon, so I just kind of do my thing.

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I’d love to open for Bieber. It would be awesome; that would definitely be the crowd I would want to play to.

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When you think Selena Gomez, you think ‘celebrity.’ But really, she does so many things for me. She’s very caring. Before she goes on stage, she’s a goofy girl. She’s fun-loving and totally lovable, which I say in the most honest way. She’s not even a celebrity to me; she’s just a really cool person.

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I’m a perfectionist, so everything I put out needs to be, like, 100 percent. So when it comes to releasing things on my YouTube channel, I triple-quadruple check it before I post it because this has got to be ready for the amount of people who are going to be watching, for sure.

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When I write music, I know a lot of artists like Taylor Swift or Ed Sheeran tend to write from personal experience. I write from personal experience, of course, but I don’t limit myself to that.

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My new song ‘Shrug’ I created with two guys. The idea was a message about ignoring haters. People one-up you, stay true to yourself.

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When I was little, I had this old video camera, and I set it up, and I would pretend that I was on comedy shows and soap operas and things like that.

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I can’t put anyone even really close to Christina Aguilera besides Stacie Orrico.

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Los Angeles traffic is just the worst thing in the world. It throws off timing so much. However, it’s always warm and sunny. New Jersey has absolutely terrible weather, but the environment is really homey and chill.

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I’ve absolutely fought against having to be half-naked to sell a track.

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People tell you what you have to wear and do, and I’ve never been a fan of it.

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I just wanted to finally release something that sounded really fun, and ‘Must Be Love’ is that song! I’m telling you, I went to the Philippines and sang that live for everyone, and everyone was singing along, and I thought, ‘Wow!’ Everyone was singing this song back to me because everyone loves love.

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I know the fans are very personable with my mom and things like that. They make little collages and pictures. They make edits of me and my mom together.

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I first went on YouTube aged 15, and people were saying, ‘Why not do this cover?’ Then they wanted to hear my own stuff live, and it escalated from there. Selena Gomez’s parents found my videos and manage me to this day.

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