Victoria Justice Releases Video For New Acoustic Version Of ‘You’re The Reason’ [VIDEO]

December 14, 2011 7:36 am

Victorious” star Victoria Justice called in to “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” Wednesday to talk about her new music video for the acoustic version of “You’re The Reason,” performing for the Obamas, visiting the kids at the Children’s Hospital of Orange Country, and her holiday plans.

You may have heard the Nickelodeon star sing “You’re The Reason” on the first season of “Victorious,” but she has now released a new acoustic version of the song. The new version really focuses on Victoria’s raw vocals. “People can really hear my voice, like I don’t think they have before. I’m really excited about it,” Victoria told us.

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In the video Victoria is seen playing the piano in various locations, from a secluded beach to an enchanted forest, while showing us her amazing vocal talents. The video was directed by Wayne Isham who has worked with Madonna, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, and many more.

Victoria recently had the honor of performing for the Obama’s in the television special ‘Christmas In Washington.’ She tells us, “I was able to meet the first family. They were so warm and friendly and Mrs. Obama actually, pulled me in for a hug, she was so sweet. It was just actually a incredible, unforgettable experience, it was amazing.” Other artists that also performed included Justin Bieber, Cee Lo Green, Jennifer Hudson, and The Band Perry. The ‘Christmas In Washington’ special will air this Friday, December 16th at 8/7c on TNT.

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This holiday season KIISMAS Giving has made miracles come true for families that deserve a little extra love this holiday season and this Monday Victoria will be helping us bring some holiday cheer to the kids at the Children’s Hospital of Orange Country [CHOC]. “I’m so excited and I’m so honored to be a part of this. Getting to do visits like this is honestly the most fulfilling and one of the best parts of my job. So, I can’t wait,” she says.

Victoria is looking forward to the holidays, “I’m just going to stay home and kind of relax and just hang out with my family and my dogs and catch up on sleep,” she tells us of her holiday plans.

“You’re The Reason” is available on iTunes and “Christmas in Washington” airs Friday December 16th at 8/7c on TNT.

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