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  • We are accepting nominations for the 10th annual shyne awards! Nominate a young person (13-19) today!
  • We are accepting nominations for the 10th annual shyne awards! Nominate a young person (13-19) today!


Lifetime Network "Dance Mom" Star Debut Official Music Video

Nia Sioux, 13-year-old Pittsburgh native and one of the dancers on the Lifetime Network show "Dance Moms" representing the Abby Lee Dance Company, also from Pittsburgh. Has launched her music career on the show with a music video. Take a few moments to check it out. Congratulations Nia! Keep Shyning!

CLICK HERE - "Star In Your Own Life" Music Video


Amber Liggett Teen CEO

Shyne Awards Entrepreneurship Honoree Amber J. Liggett of Beaver, PA is the Founder of Amber’s Amazing Animal Balloons, at age nine. Amber is a self-taught balloon artist who amazes customers with brilliant balloon art and other services while constantly adding new and customized balloon creations to her repertoire. Wanting to inspire others, Amber also speaks to youth and fellow entrepreneurs locally and nationally, encouraging all to follow their dreams. For more information about Amber, visit: www.ambersballoons.com.

DaMarra Underwood Prepares to Launch New CD

Shyne Awards Honoree in the Arts Category DaMarra Chanel Underwood is preparing to launch her second Gospel CD.  She is graduated from the Creative And Performing Arts (CAPA) High School and a 2014 graduate of Howard University in Washington DC., graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Music Education. During her time at Howard University she was a member of the Howard University Choir, Howard Singers, and Howard Gospel Choir. DaMarra loves the Lord and has a passion for her music ministry while also drawing people closer to God. For more information about DaMarra visit www.damarrachanelproductions.com and to support her upcoming project, visit www.gofundme.com/a80dn0