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Chris has a major talent as well as an interesting backstory: Born in the Bronx NY, before the age of 21 Chris Grant had achieved goals that some could not even imagine. He is a born performer and his ultimate goal was always to become an artist. After an appearance on “Making the Band”, by way of famed choreographer Frank Gatson, Chris was personally chosen by the hottest female performer to date, Beyoncé Knowles, as Assistant
Choreographer for her riveting “I AM… SASHA FIERCE” World Tour. Chris’s dreams were realized when he was hand-picked by the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, to perform on his much anticipated “THIS IS IT” Tour. Out of thousands who auditioned Chris’s intense personality and talent shone through to the greatest international star of our time. That experience taught him so much and inspired him to keep pursuing his dreams. In 2010 he was taken on by Chocolate Records/Management and recorded 3 demo tracks in L.A. 2011 came to a Stellar Start when Chris landed a role as Assistant Choreographer to Frank Gatson as well as a cameo in Jennifer Lopez’ much-anticipated music video “On the Floor”.
Chris has already captivated millions of viewers with his singing and dancing on MTV’s “Making the Band 4” (Finalist), MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew”, BET’s “106& Park” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”. In 2010-2011 he also choreographed and danced in Alex Gaudino FEAT. Kelly Rowland video for summer smash “What a Feeling” and toured the US and UK with Beyonce as choreographer & dancer oh her promotional blitz for her Album “4” working on high profile shows such as Glastonbury, “Good Morning America”, “T in the Park” and the VMAs 2011. In October 2011 he took center stage as Michael Jackson in the long-awaited MJ tribute in Cardiff “Michael Forever”.
He just recently finished working with Beyonce on her “Revel Show” in Atlantic City, performed at Don King’s birthday party, and choreographed for Keyshia Cole at the Essence Awards as well as Brandy’s Whitney Houston tribute at the Bet Awards ‘12. All this time Chris has also been writing and producing songs and is set to release his first electro-pop single ‘Good Night’ which he co-wrote and which was produced by Donnie Scantz. The ‘Good Night’ video, which featured outfits supplied by Diesel thanks to a collaboration with the Italian brand.