He made it to the top four0 out of 327 contestants. The song is about his fiancĂ©e, Juliana Ramos, who suffered a mind injury as the result of a car accident on October 2, 2009. The song debuted at #22 on the Heatseekers Songs chart, and then reached #83 on the Billboard Hot 100. It has given that sold 105,000 copies. He performed the ballad on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on February 28, 2011 and on Good Morning America on March 4, 2011. Chris Medina graduated from Columbia College Chicago. Chris received a golden ticket to Hollywood and made it to the top 40 before getting eliminated. His dismissal on season 10 of American Idol made headlines when Jennifer Lopez was brought to tears upon revealing his fate on the show. He has been on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Live with Regis and Kelly, Good Morning America, and On-Air with Ryan Seacrest.
He has too been featured in People, US Weekly, and TV Guide. In the summer of 2011, Chris was been invited to perform in countries all previously mentioned the world, including Norway, Sweden, Germany, and Singapore. In Singapore he performed for the “President’s Star Charity”, which is accomplished to raise money for the physically and mentally challenged. Chris Medina sang “What Are Words” in the funeral of 18-year old Monica Iselin Didriksen, one of the victims of the Norwegian terror attacks 7/22.2011. Didriksen enjoyed that song, and her parents asked him to come and sing at her funeral.
|Day of Birth||30-November-1983|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|