Macy Gray

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Macy Gray

American R add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1969.

Countries: United States (51%), United Kingdom (16%), (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Rod Stewart, Roy Hargrove, Marcus Miller

Linked to: The Boston Globe, University of Southern California, Eurythmics, Ferrari




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Macy Gray was born in 1969 add something


In 1998, she landed a record deal with Epic Records add something


Released in the summer of 1999, "On How Life Is" became a worldwide smash add something


Outkast - Follow-up singles included the title track and "Git Up Git Out", a politically charged collaboration with Goodie Mob that was later sampled by Macy Gray for her 1999 hit "Do Something


Ericka Yancey - From 1999 to 2003, Yancey spent time writing, producing and recording background vocals for artists such as Victoria Beckham, Macy Gray, Brownstone, among others


In 2001, Gray won the Grammy award for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for "I Try", which was nominated for "Song of the Year" and "Record of the Year" add something


The underperformance in the United States, compared to her debut album, may have been due to "The Id" being released just a week after the September 11, 2001 attacks add something


In August 2001, Gray was booed off the field at the Pro Football Hall of Fame exhibition game after forgetting the lyrics to the American national anthem add something


Also in 2002, she appeared on the Red Hot Organization's compilation CD in tribute to Nigerian afropop pioneer Fela Kuti, "Red Hot and Riot" add something


In 2002, she appeared in "Spider-Man" as herself and worked with Santana on the track "Amoré ", for his album "Shaman" add something


In 2002, she was the voice for Seeiah Owens in the video game "SSX Tricky" add something


Arik Marshall - He appeared in 2002's Spider-Man movie in a cameo appearance with Macy Gray


Roy Hargrove - In 2002, he collaborated with D'Angelo and other soul artists, Macy Gray, the Soultronics, and Nile Rodgers, on two tracks for "Red Hot & Riot", a compilation CD in tribute to the music of afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti


Paul Heck - Riot features the musical talent of Blackalicious, Sade, Femi Kuti, Mix Master Mike, Macy Gray, D'Angelo, Kelis, Roy Hargrove, Res, Manu Dibango, and Dead Prez among others, and was listed as one of the top ten best albums of 2002 by the New York Times, Rolling Stone Magazine, the Boston Globe, and the San Francisco Chronicle


In 2003, Gray released her third studio album, "The Trouble with Being Myself", to rave reviews add something


Lamya - In 2003 she toured with Macy Gray


She recorded a duet with Zucchero called "Like The Sun ", which featured Jeff Beck on guitar released in 2004 on "Zu & Co.", a duets collection add something


Christopher Meloni - In 2004 and 2006 respectively, Meloni competed in both the fourth and the eighth series of Bravo's "Celebrity Poker Showdown"; in the eighth series he finished in second place, behind Robin Tunney, and ahead of Macy Gray, Joy_Behar, and Andy Dick


Leela James - In 2004, James toured as an opening act for The Black Eyed Peas and Macy Gray


Additionally, Gray was featured on Marcus Miller's 2005 album "Silver Rain", on a cover of Prince's 1986 song "Girls & Boys" add something


Gray began 2007 badly after being kicked off-stage at a concert in Barbados for profanity , but she was not aware that it was against the law in that country add something


On July 7, 2007, Gray performed at the Brazilian leg of Live Earth at Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil add something


Sy Kravitz - On July 7, 2007, Kravitz performed at the Brazilian leg of Live Earth in Rio de Janeiro, making him one of three major international rock stars to perform two huge free concerts at the world-famous Copacabana Beach along with Macy Gray and the Rolling Stones


In 2008, Gray collaborated with Australian DJ and singer Kaz James on the song "Can't Hold Back" add something


In 2008, Macy launched a new campaign under the name Nemesis Jaxson, with upcoming single, "Slap a Bitch" add something


She appeared at the 2008 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix add something


In August 2008, Gray headlined at the 2008 Summer Sundae music festival in Leicester, England, performing cover versions of Rod Stewart's "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy-", Deee-Lite's "Groove Is in the Heart" and Radiohead's "Creep" add something


On September 28, 2008, Gray sang the American national anthem as part of the Israeli flag-raising ceremony at the Israeli Consulate of Los Angeles add something


The single was released in early 2009 in Australia and is credited to Kaz James featuring Macy Gray add something


Carmit Bachar - In another interview with she said she worked with Macy Gray and that her album will be released in 2009


Angelique Kidjo - On August 30, 2010, Kidjo sang at the 30th Anniversary celebration of Solidarnosc in the Polish city of Gdansk produced by Bob Wilson and Hal Willner featuring Philip Glass, Marianne Faithfull, Rufus Wainwright and Macy Gray


In 2011, Gray signed a deal with 429 Records and started recording a series of covers for her next studio album "Covered" add something


Sanremo Festival - On 16 February 2012 to participate in the Sanremo Festival as a guest, performing alongside Gigi D'Alessio and Loredana Berte with the song At least you in the universe, in the English version entitled Flame add something


On 16 February 2012, Gray participated in the Sanremo Festival as a guest, performing alongside Gigi D'Alessio and Loredana Berte add something


The album was officially released on March 26, 2012 add something


Shehzad Roy - In September 2013, Shehzad performed with Guns N' Roses at a charitable event turned rock show, with performances from Guns N' Roses' Matt Sorum and Slash and Macy Gray in Los Angeles


The interview coincided with the release of her album The Way, released in October 2014 on Kobalt Records add something


In 2015, Gray was featured on the song "Into the Deep" by Galactic add something


In 2016, Gray will feature on Ariana Grande's third studio album, "Dangerous Woman" on a track entitled "Leave Me Lonely" add something


"Stripped" was released September 9, 2016 add something


Chesky Records - In 2016, Chesky Records released the critically acclaimed jazz debut of Macy Gray, which debuted No. 3 on the "Billboard" Jazz charts


In 2018, Gray is featured alongside Dolly Parton on a re-recording of "Two Doors Down" for the Dumplin' soundtrack add something