Watch Christina Grimmie’s Emotional Final Music Video, ‘Without Him’
The final music video from Christina Grimmie, the slain 22-year-old Voice alum who was murdered outside her Orlando concert on June 10, has been released.
Billboard premiered the emotionally-charged video for "Without Him" on September 1, drawing to end the "Ballad of Jessica Blue," a "musical narrative" the singer followed across the release of the series of four music videos from her Side A visual EP, which also includes "Snow White," "Anybody's You" and "Deception."
In the video for the sweeping pop anthem, Grimmie-as-Jessica comes to terms with her feelings for the man she's been in love with. Finding the courage within herself, she also rises above her self-doubt and takes to the stage for a triumphant performance in front of a passionate crowd of concertgoers.
"This life ain't meant to be lived without him," she sings, hauntingly, on the track, which operates as a sort of coda to her career. Lyrically, it's also a fitting send-off for an artist whose fans very likely feel similarly about losing the beloved artist.
Overall, the clip is both a sad reminder of an immense talent taken too soon, as well as a celebration of Grimmie's brief but poignant musical legacy.
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