profile : TINASHE

Tinashe Jorgenson Kachingwe (/tɪˈnɑːʃ/; born February 6, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and former model.

She began her entertainment career at the age of three when she began modeling and acting.

In 2012, Tinashe released two critically acclaimed mixtapes, In Case We Die and Reverie, which she created in her home studio.

After the release of the mixtapes, Tinashe signed with RCA Records.

She later released her third mixtape, Black Water (2013).

Her debut single, “2 On“, reached number one on the Rhythmic airplay chart, and peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Her debut studio album Aquarius, released in 2014, was noted by music critics as one of the most “solid” debuts by a new female artist in years.

She has been nominated for a Soul Train Award in 2014 and was nominated for “Best New Artist” at the BET Awards in 2015.

She made her acting debut in the television film Cora Unashamed in 2000.

In 2004, Tinashe appeared in box-office hit The Polar Express alongside actor Tom Hanks, providing the motion capture for the female protagonist.

From 2008 to 2009, Tinashe had a recurring role in the American sitcom Two and a Half Men as Celeste, Jake’s girlfriend.

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Opening act


Year Title Role Notes
2007 13 Unknown Pre-Broadway season; The musical ran from January 7, 2007 through February 18, 2007 at The Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles


List of acting performances in film and television
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Cora Unashamed Josephine Television film
2001 Call Me Claus Young Lucy Television film
2003 Masked and Anonymous Mrs. Brown’s Daughter

2004 Rocket Power Leilani Makani Voice; “Island of the Menhune” (Season 3, Episode 24)
2004 Time Out Shawnee Short film
2004 The Polar Express Hero Girl Motion capture only

2006 Akeelah and the Bee Various roles
2006 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Surprise Party Carrie Baker Voice
2006 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes Carrie Baker Voice

2007 Avatar: The Last Airbender On Ji Voice; “The Headband” (Season 3, Episode 2)
2007 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Secret Adventures Carrie Baker Voice
2007 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever Carrie Baker Voice
2007 Out of Jimmy’s Head Robin Main role

2008 Two and a Half Men Celeste Burnett Recurring role; 2008–09
2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Herself

Awards and nominations

Year Awards Category Work Outcome
2014 Soul Train Music Awards Best Dance Performance 2 On” featuring Schoolboy Q Nominated

2015 YouTube Music Awards 50 artists to watch Herself Won
BET Awards Best New Artist Nominated
BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards Most Performed R&B/Hip-Hop Songs “2 On” Won
Soul Train Music Awards Best New Artist Herself Nominated

2016 Ivor Novello Awards Best Contemporary Song All My Friends” (with Snakehips and Chance the Rapper) Won


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