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R&B Artist Melanie Fiona Becomes Hyundai Hope on Wheels Ambassador

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Melanie Fiona at Luminato in 2010
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Hyundai Motor America has announced its latest Hyundai Hope On Wheels Celebrity Hope Ambassador: GRAMMY-winning R&B artist Melanie Fiona. In this position, Fiona will raise awareness of Hyundai Hope on Wheels’ efforts to end pediatric cancer by participating in events, social media dialogue, and personal interactions with survivors.


Singer Melanie Fiona to Represent Hyundai Hope on Wheels in NY

Hyundai plans to continue last year’s successful “Just One Wish” campaign through social media and the organization’s website using hashtag #EndChildhoodCancer.The brand has asked singer Melanie Fiona to be the Hope on Wheels’ ambassador in the New York City area. According to representatives for Hyundai, Fiona embodies the charisma and optimism of Hyundai Hope on Wheels.

“As a performer it’s imperative to give a voice to worthy causes, and I’m honored to help the issue of childhood cancer be heard at this year’s Hyundai Hope on Wheels kick-off event,” expressed Melanie Fiona. “It’s remarkable that in its 17th year of fighting the battle against childhood cancer, Hope on Wheels shows no sign of slowing when it comes to finding a cure through groundbreaking research. We can all agree, one child fighting cancer is one child too many.”

The 31-year-old Toronto native began her career¬†in the female trio X-Quisite before becoming part of The Renaissance (with Drake) and eventually leading a solo career. Fiona’s first solo album,¬†The Bridge, was released in 2009 and garnered multiple awards. She also won two GRAMMY awards for the song “Fool for You” with CeeLo Green.

Check out Melanie Fiona’s latest single, “Cold Piece,” which will be featured on her third studio album, Free Love.