Gia Farrell is an American singer-songwriter and make up artist born as Jeannie Bocchicchio on February 9, 1989. She is known as Gia Farrell. Her 2006 single "Hit Me Up" was featured on the Happy Feet soundtrack in 2006 and climbed the charts internationally. In 2015, she released a single under the artist name "Bokeeks" titled "Smile". She's currently working on her first commercial album after leaving Atlantic Records in 2008.
|Birth name:||Jeannie Bocchicchio|
|Also known as:||Gia Farrell, Bokeeks|
|Born:||Feb 9, 1989|
|Origin:||Suffern, New York, U.S.|
|Genres:||Pop, Holiday, Classic, Rock, R&B, Alternative|
|Labels:||Atlantic Records (2005–2007), New Gold Empire (2014–present)|
|Website:||Gia Farrell's Official site|
|IMDb:||Gia Farrell's IMDb|
About Gia Farrell
New York singer best known for her hit single "Hit Me Up," which was featured on the soundtrack for the 2006 animated film Happy Feet. The song was later used as the theme song for Germany's Next Top Model.
She began vocal training at age eight.
She competed on season eleven of American Idol under her birth name in 2011, well after the success of "Hit Me Up."
She was born Jeannie Marie Bocchicchio but used her grandmother's maiden name as a stage name.
She appeared on Star Search, hosted by Ed McMahon, at age thirteen.