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  • Greyson Chance to Perform at Easter Egg Roll on Monday, April 25th at White House

    Wed, 20 Apr 2011 10:32:37

    Greyson Chance to Perform at Easter Egg Roll on Monday, April 25th at White House - The prestigious event dates back to 1878

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    The White House announced today that they have chosen YouTube phenomenon and teen pop/rock sensation Greyson Chance to perform at the 2011 Easter Egg Roll on Monday, April 25th. This is Greyson's first appearance at the prestigious event, which dates back to 1878. Previous performers include the Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, and Justin Bieber. Fans will be able to see Chance perform on ABC's Good Morning America this Friday, April 22nd, too.

    "I can't believe that I am going to perform at the White House!" said Chance. "This is an incredible honor and a once-in-a-lifetime experience!" he added. True dat.

    The music video for Greyson's first single "Waiting Outside the Lines" is being featured as iTunes' free Video of the Week as of yesterday. Fans can download the full video for free, then check out the "Waiting Outside the Lines" EP also released yesterday on iTunes. The EP features the single, his famous covers of Augustana's "Fire" and Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi," as well as a never-before- heard "Waiting Outside the Lines" remix featuring fellow teen pop sensation Charice. Greyson is currently touring North America with fellow teen star Cody Simpson. Most dates are nearly sold out; fans can log on to www.greyson-official.com for info on how to buy tickets.

    About Greyson Chance, in case you live under a rock and missed his rise to pop culture fame.

    In April 2010, the sixth-grader posted a clip on YouTube of himself performing Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" at a choir event in his hometown of Edmond, Oklahoma; it went on to become YouTube's #3 most popular video of 2010. A phenomenon among social media sites, the video was viewed by over 30 million people and led to a performance two weeks later on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Only a week after that, during his second appearance on her show, DeGeneres announced that she had signed the youngster to her newly formed label, eleveneleven. Greyson is currently working on his debut album with a top team of producers including acclaimed songwriter/producer and Geffen Records chairman Ron Fair (Christina Aguilera, The Black Eyed Peas, The Pussycat Dolls.) The album is coming soon on eleveneleven/Maverick/Geffen. Chance's debut single "Waiting Outside the Lines" is available for purchase in WalMart, Target, FYE and everywhere CDs are sold and was recently the #1 physical single in the country for four straight.

    What are you going to do on Easter Sunday and Monday?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    04.20.11




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