Powerful, Stunning, and Remarkable are just a few words that describe this extremely talented Rock/Pop Singer-Songwriter Miss Cristina Quinones. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia to American-Hispanic parents, Father Puerto Rican/German American and Mother Mexican-American. Including nine other Multicultural siblings. For which, they have proven to be instrumental in allowing her to musically express her roots both in the Hispanic and American Cultures.
At the tender age of 12, she performed her first live performance for Tavis Smiley’s BET event and since then she has created a certified Buzz in the Music Industry. Cristina’s unique talent blends are a combination of Rock, Pop and some dance styles. She’s quite the seasonal performer as she maintains a rigorous schedule. She has developed a captivating stage presence where ever she performs. In the past 9 years Cristina has performed nearly 900 shows to date so far.
The Global music movement is far more than a trend. Cristina’s presence reflects the atmosphere and attitude of the Modern American, Where minorities and people of mixed heritage are present everywhere from the White House to the Opera House. Cristina’s magnetism, partnered with an enviable beauty and girl next-door charm, all hint at success for years to come.
Presently, Cristina has successfully built a remarkable resume. In the past 9 years, Cristina has performed over 900 shows to date so far. Here are few of her career highlights:
• Miss Latina USA Pageant
• Trendsetters Magazine
• FOX 5 Good Day Atlanta
• Atlanta Falcons
• Atlanta Hawks
• Georgia Music Awards
• Atlanta Motor Speedway
• Atlanta Peach Drop
• Six Flags over Georgia Amphitheater
• Bravo Magazine (Czech Republic)
• Mundo Hispanico Newspaper (Atlanta)
• LaMega 96.5 FM
• Urban Lux Magazine
• Collision Course Magazine
• National Anthem for Mayor of Atlanta Kasim Reed
• Atlanta & Company
Honorably on September 11th, 2010, Cristina performed at the 32nd Annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Show. There she received her first official award, The Bill Lowery “Horizon Award”, for which it’s given to an “up and coming” performing artists with significant ties to the State of Georgia, and who is expected to make a significant future contribution to the world of music. The next three music awards she has received are as follow:
• 2011 BEFFTA Awards (United Kingdom)
• 2012 Georgia Music Awards ~ Youth Award
• 2014 Georgia Music Awards ~ Best Latin Female Award
Along the way Cristina experienced Obesity for she was bullied for. She in turn then became Bulimic and Anorexia. She truly prays to share her experiences in helping others young and old to overcome this disease. Her journey will continue to voice out her message to all of those who will and have been affected by Obesity. In fact, she will be in the recording studio creating a single just for that cause. The content in the song will be positively inspirationally motivated toward everyone out there to overcome the challenges of eating disorders which relate to bulimia, anorexia and obesity. Which by the way, are all at an alarming rate. Cristina’s goal is to join forces with the First Lady Mitchell Obama and her movement against childhood obesity. Cristina has every intention to dedicate her time to what she had personally experienced firsthand growing up. This brings us to say that she would be honored to position herself as an ambassador to fight against obesity.