CRIS GUNTHER is an #ARTFORFREEDOM Fighter, Recording Artist, and Actor. His single, "NEVER GIVE UP" was recently chosen by MADONNA to be a daily feature in her new global, digital arts initiative, #ARTFORFREEDOM. It was the first song and music video to be selected, and until today, it's been only one of three original songs featured out of over 3,000 submissions. Cris was also chosen to perform in a SONGWRITER'S HALL OF FAME SHOWCASE in NYC by Lady Gaga and Lana Del Rey's first manager, Bob Leone, and has trained with vocal coach to the stars, Don Lawrence, whose clients have included Bono (U2), Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones), and Christina Aguilera. He's also been photographed by world-famous photographer, STEVEN MEISEL for ITALIAN VOGUE and appeared in an American T.V. movie and a Brazilian T.V. commercial. GUNTHER recently hit #1 on REVERB NATION's Pop Chart for Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and he's being promoted by Brazil's most famous, pop radio station, JOVEM PAN. CRIS GUNTHER'S upcoming album project, ANCHOR AND WINGS was 100% financed by KICKSTARTER (the world's largest fundraising platform for creative projects) and will be released in the 2nd quarter of 2014!