is an American Recording Artist, Actor, Author, and Producer. His song, "NEVER GIVE UP" was chosen by MADONNA to be a feature in her digital arts initiative, Art-For-Freedom- while four of his other compositions- "GO!", "THEY NEED LOVE" , "I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU KNOW"and "204" were all rated #1 (6 weeks) on ISINA, the new talent project of Grammy Award Winning Producers/Composers, BABYFACE and WALTER AFANASIEFF who've scored hits for MICHAEL JACKSON, MARIAH CAREY, RICKY MARTINARIANA GRANDEBARBRA STREISAND, WHITNEY HOUSTON, LIONEL RICHIE, CELINE DION, MARC ANTHONY, and JOSH GROBAN (to name just a few). CRIS GUNTHER was also selected to perform in a showcase for the SONGWRITER'S HALL OF FAME in NYC by LANA DEL REY and LADY GAGA's first manager, BOB LEONE- and has trained with vocal coach to the stars, DON LAWRENCE whose clients have included CHRISTINA AGUILERA, BONO/U2, and MICK JAGGER/THE ROLLING STONES... He's been photographed by world-renowned, fashion photographer, STEVEN MEISEL for ITALIAN VOGUE- appeared in an American T.V. movie and Brazilian T.V. commercials- and recorded a performance for the international music franchise, BALCONY TV, that's seen newer artists such as MUMFORD & SONSED SHEERAN, and JESSIE J all record episodes before launching internationally. Most recently, rock/movie star JARED LETO and CARRERA EYEWEAR also featured CGUN's unreleased #1 ISINA track, "204" in their MAVERICK marketing campaign. CRIS GUNTHER sings in both ENGLISH and PORTUGUESE- has been cast in his first feature film leading role- and- his new conceptual album project, ANCHOR AND WINGS (financed by KICKSTARTER) was just commercially released worldwide (physically and digitally)- and will be followed by the graphic novel (adult comic), "ANCHOR AND WINGS: FALLING INTO THE OPEN", which will serve as the inspirational basis for the still-untitled ROCK MUSICAL FILM currently being developed in HOLLYWOOD!