Kina Grannis Covers ‘Remember The Time’ By Michael Jackson

Kina Grannis’ latest acoustic cover features the singer songwriter performing ‘Remember The Time’ by Michael Jackson in tribute to the late King of Pop. Watch it via YouTube below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘Never Say Never’ By The Fray

June 23, 2009 – Kina covered ‘Never Say Never’ by The Fray on her latest YouTube video. Afterwards, Kina talked about opening for David Archuleta last weekend at the San Diego Fair. “It was so fun,” the Doritos contest winner said. “Of course thanks to David, he’s just one of the most nicest people and it was such a pleasure to meet him and play with him.” Watch the performance and comments below.

Kina Grannis Performs ‘Missing You’

June 17, 2009 – Kina’s latest YouTube performance features the singer songwriter doing an original tune called ‘Missing You’, which is available on iTunes. Grannis will be opening for David Archuleta at the San Diego Fair on Saturday. “I’m really excited, David is incredibly talented,” Grannis says in the clip. “It will be very cool to share the stage with him.” Watch below.

Kina & Emi Grannis Cover ‘Flightless Bird, American Mouth’

Emi Grannis performs a cover of 'Flightless Bird, American Mouth' with her sister KinaKina Grannis and her sister Emi teamed up to cover ‘Flightless Bird, American Mouth’ by Iron & Wine in a video clip at Kina’s YouTube channel.

Afterward, the singer songwriter had some happy birthday messages using vegetable dividers. The clip ended in the Grannis backyard with Emi laughing hysterically.

Watch it below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘Love Story’ By Taylor Swift

Kina Grannis covers the Taylor Swift song Kina Grannis’ latest YouTube video features the singer songwriter performing a cover of the Taylor Swift single ‘Love Story’. Afterwards, Kina talked about her recently completed Teeny Tiny Tour and wanting to do a bunch of them thanks to the success of this one.

“So I just got back last Friday from the Teeny Tiny Tour and I can’t even express how much fun it is, it was,” Kina said. “I just had the best time and I was so happy to finally meet these people on the east coast and in St. Louis that I had never met before. Everyone was just amazing so thank you so much for coming out and supporting me.”

Watch the performance and comments below.

Kina Grannis Performs ‘Back To Us’

Kina Grannis 'Back To Us'January 27, 2009 – Kina’s latest YouTube video features the singer songwriter performing a new song she wrote with Rich Jacques and Rob Giles called ‘Back To Us’, where Kina shows off her ukulele skills.

“I wrote that song with my producer Rich Jackson and our friend Rob Giles actually,” Kina said after performing the song. “I’m playing it on my Grand Rapids Ukulele from Hawaii, and I love it.”

Afterward, she talked about her show at The Coach House on February 20th and hopes to release her new album “late spring-ish. I’m really excited about it.”

Watch the performance and comments below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘For No One’ By The Beatles

Kina Grannis covers 'For No One' by The BeatlesJanuary 21, 2009 – Kina’s latest cover performance on her YouTube channel features the singer songwriter singing ‘For No One’ by The Beatles.

Afterward, Kina talked about how excited she was to be back into show mode in the new year, with a gig at The Coach House in Orange County on February 20th.

“I’m finally getting back into show mode and I’m really excited because next month, on February 20th, I have an all ages show in Orange County at the Coach House. I’m really excited, I’ve never played there but I used to go there when I was little, so it’s very cool,” Kina said. “Order online before the show. Bring friends. It will be really fun. Come say hi to me because I like to meet people.”

Watch the performance and comments below.

Kina Grannis And Sisters Cover ‘Trolleywood’ By Eisley

Sisters Kina, Emi and Misa Grannis perform a cover of 'Trolleywood' by EisleyJanuary 7, 2009 – Kina posted a cover of the Eisley song ‘Trolleywood’ on her YouTube channel. The singer songwriter was joined by her younger sister Emi (right) and big sis Misa (left). Afterwards, Kina hoped everyone had a happy holiday and thanked fans for sending her Christmas and Happy New Year cards.

“So I hope that everyone had a happy holiday time,” Kina said, “and a happy beginning of the New Year. Thank you to everyone that sent me Christmas cards and Happy New Year cards. It was much appreciated. I’m actually still in the process of opening them so I’ll thank you more another time.”

Watch the video below.

Kina Grannis Performs ‘I Know Who Took The Milk And Cookies’

Kina Grannis with a red bow in her hair for the holidaysKina Grannis performed a holiday song she wrote with Jesse Epstein of The Payphones called ‘I Know Who Took the Milk and Cookies’ for her latest YouTube video. Afterwards, Kina talked about performing a benefit show in January, apologized for being unable to get out CDs or t-shirts in time for Christmas, and wished viewers Happy Holidays.

“I’m back home in Mission Viejo with my family,” Kina said. “I like this time of year. It’s happy.” But not all happy. “For those of you that ordered CD’s or shirts from me as Christmas presents, I’m so sorry,” Kina said. “I’ve been in the studio a ton lately and unfortunately I was unable to get all of them out before Christmas. I’ll be getting it out as soon as I can, but in the interim I have a little substitute gift you can give them. If you go to the link, you can download a little Christmas card and give that in place of the CD’s and t-shirts and they know it’s my fault and not yours.”

Watch the performance and comments below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘If I Were A Boy’ By Beyonce

Kina Grannis does a error filled cover of 'If I Were A Boy' by BeyonceKina Grannis posted an acoustic cover of the Beyonce Knowles release ‘If I Were A Boy’ on her YouTube channel, flubbing up towards the end.

The singer songwriter also plugged her “teeny tiny tour”, with stops in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York City and St. Louis in late February.

Watch the video below.

Merch Packaging Day For Kina Grannis

Kina Grannis talks about sending out her merch to fansDecember 9, 2008 – Kina Grannis took a day off from the studio to package up some of her merchandise. The singer songwriter also said since it’s getting “cold” in California at about 70 degrees, she’s bundling up in pajama pants under her skirt and non-matching socks. Her merch room was full of CDs, t-shirts, and envelopes.

“This is a big part of my life,” she said. “When I’m not recording, when I’m not YouTubing, and when I’m not writing songs, I’m most likely parked in my living room packaging these things.” Grannis said her Interscope debut album is “almost done”, but she won’t be able to play anything for fans for a long time.

Watch the clip below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘The Call’ By Regina Spektor

Kina Grannis performs a cover of the Regina Spektor track 'The Call'Kina Grannis posted a cover of ‘The Call’ by Regina Spektor on her YouTube channel. Afterwards, the singer songwriter commented, “I hadn’t heard of that song until recently, someone in the last post requested it, so thank you. I searched it, and I love Regina, but I never heard the song and it’s so pretty.”

“So I’ve been getting a lot of requests to do another tutorial video,” Kina said, “and teach you how to play one of my songs on guitar. Instead of picking a random song, I wanna know what song you guys actually want to learn. So if you go to my blog today at kinagrannis.com/blog, I put up a poll so you can vote on the song you want me to do. Hopefully I’ll get to that soon and then we can all play it together.”

Watch the clip below.

Kina Grannis Celebrates 1 Year On YouTube

Kina Grannis celebrates her one year anniversary on YouTubeNovember 14, 2008 – Kina Grannis updated fans on her YouTube channel, celebrating the 1 year anniversary of her first video posting on the video sharing site, which helped get her song ‘Message From Your Heart’ played during the last Super Bowl and getting a record deal. Kina said she hopes her debut album will be coming out in February or March 2009.

“I wish I could do something more special for you guys today,” Grannis said. “If it weren’t for you I would not be doing the thing that I love, the thing that I’ve wanted to do my entire life. Right now I’m doing it and it’s crazy to me.”

Watch the message below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘Don’t Forget’ By Demi Lovato

November 11, 2008 – Kina Grannis posted an acoustic cover of the Demi Lovato song ‘Don’t Forget’ on her YouTube channel. Afterwards, the singer songwriter talked about her first week in the studio last week. “It was super, super exciting,” she said. “Started on a bunch of songs, and this week we’re gonna start bringing in some musicians to lay down drums and viola and stuff like that. Very very exciting.” Watch the performance and comments below.

Kina Grannis Hits The Studio To Begin Work On Debut CD

Kina Grannis talks about her debut albumNovember 4, 2008 – Kina Grannis posted an acoustic cover of ‘You’re A God’ by Vertical Herizon on her YouTube channel. Afterwards, the singer songwriter talked about having her first official day in the studio.

“So I actually have a really good reason for my video being late today,” Kina said. “Today was my first official day in the studio. So excited. I’ve been kind of waiting for like 8 million years to make this album. That’s not entirely true, but the last album I put out was like 3 years ago from my garage, and it’s time that I make a real one. It’s pretty crazy. I think for most of November I’ll be in the studio 6 days a week for many, many hours.”

Watch the performance and comments below.

Kina Grannis Nike Women’s Marathon Highlight Video

Kina Grannis gets a kiss after completing a marathonKina Grannis posted highlights from her participation in the Nike Women’s Marathon in San Francisco, thanking fans who donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to support the singer songwriter’s efforts with Team in Training.

Kina completing the 26.2 mile trek in 4 hours and 15 minutes and was greeted at the finish line by her family. Grannis said she’ll be running in the LA Marathon too.

Watch the highlights, set to her song ‘Give Me Back’, below.

Kina Grannis Checks In From San Francisco

Kina Grannis checks in from San Francisco, where she took part in the 2008 Nike Women's Marathon and Half MarathonOctober 19, 2008 – Kina Grannis updated fans on her YouTube channel on Friday (October 17) from San Francisco, ahead of her meet and greet at Starbucks on Saturday and before she took part in the 2008 Nike Women’s Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday. The singer songwriter also showed some of the gifts fans sent her back in August for her 23rd birthday.

“So I’m currently in my hotel in San Francisco for the Nike Women’s Marathon. I can’t believe it’s already now, the time is here. This Sunday at 7 AM the race will start. I got my little tag thingie, so I’m really excited. If you’re in the area, you should come hang out. It’s gonna be a crazy day of hours and hours of running. I decided that since I’m in the area I might as well take the opportunity to say hello to some San Franciscans, if that’s a word. I will be hanging out at a Starbucks tomorrow from 1-2:30 and I would love more than anything to say hi to some people. If you’re in the area or want to make a field trip, come by.”

Watch it below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘Disturbia’ By Rihanna

Kina Grannis with her stuffed monsterKina Grannis posted a cover of the Rihanna hit ‘Disturbia’ over at her YouTube page.

“A little different, but I figured I haven’t got weird on you in awhile,” Kina said of the cover. She added that because of all her marathon training, she’s going to lose two of her toenails.

After watching the serial killer drama ‘Dexter’, Kina said she felt like someone broke into her apartment at 3 AM, paralyzing her in fear. “No one tried to kill me,” she said. “Someone could have been there, I don’t know.”

Watch the webisode below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘The Sukiyaki Song’

Kina Grannis covers 'The Sukiyaki Song' by Kyu SakamotoKina Grannis posted an acoustic cover of the Kyu Sakamoto early ’60s hit ‘Ue o muite aruko’, aka ‘The Sukiyaki Song’.

Afterwards, Kina said, “I thought it would be fun to sing and brush up on my Japanese skills.” She also thanked fans for attending The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society benefit she performed at over the weekend.

Watch the performance and commentary via YouTube below.

Kina Grannis Covers ‘Naked As We Came’ By Iron And Wine

Kina Grannis posted a cover of ‘Naked As We Came’ by Iron and Wine on her YouTube channel. Afterwards, the singer talked about her benefit concert at USC for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on September 20th. She also said she’s been training for a marathon also for LLS, raising money for cancer research and patient care. “I’m running this in honor of my mom who’s diagnosed with a rare blood disease about 8 years ago,” Grannis explained. Watch the performance and message below.

Kina Grannis Performs ‘No Matter’

Kina Grannis performs her song 'No Matter'August 27, 2008 – Kina Grannis’ latest YouTube video features the singer songwriter performing the original song ‘No Matter’.

“I’ve been writing lots of new songs,” Grannis said after the performance. “I’m really excited. Probably four in the works that are almost done. So maybe I will be sharing those with you at some point in the near future.”

As for her workout routine, she said, “As far as the marathon stuff is going, I had a half marathon this weekend, and it was surprisingly fun. I was actually smiling the whole time and I’m sure a lot of people were weirded out by that, but I was just really happy and was just really excited about what I was doing.”

Watch the performance and remarks below.

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