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Macy Gray is an American R&B singer. Her career began after moving to Los Angeles in 2000. Her two hits songs were "I've Committed Murder" and "Why Don't You Call Me?".
Macy Gray born as Natalie Renee McIntyre on September 6, 1967 in Canton, Ohio. An American Grammy Award winning artist, singer, songwriter, producer and actress. At the age of seven years old she studied at a boarding school and learned how to play classical piano. She enrolled at a screenwriting program at USC, Los Anegeles. She then started writing songs for a musician friend. Faith had its way, at a demo session the singer failed to show up and Macy Gray signed up for the recording.
Macy Gray's debut album On How Life Is became a hit. It sold over 7 million copies worldwide. In 1999, her single "I Try" won a Grammy for best new artist. The songs as "Psychopath", "Sexual Revolution", and "Sweet Baby" found in her second album, The Id, caught the attention of the listeners. She had tours in different continents performing in many countries such as Israel, Australia, Europe, Spain, Italy, Germany, and Holland. Carlos Santana and Macy Gray made songs in his latest album. In 1996 to 1998, she was married to Tracy Hinds and had three childrens. Inspite of her success she has time to help aspiring artist and later on opened a music academy called The Macy Gray Music Academy in 2005
Awards & Certifications
|1999||Grammy Award||Nominated for Best New Artist and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for"Do Something"|
|1999||Soul Train Award||Nominated for Best R&B/Soul Album On How Life Is|
|2000||MTV Video Music Awards||New Artist Video of the Year I Try|
|2000||MTV Video Music Awards||Best Cinematography Do Something|
|2000||MTV Video Music Award||Nominated for Female Video of the Year I Try|
|2000||MTV Video Music Award||Best Art DirectionI Try|
|2000||Grammy Award||Best Female Pop Vocal Performance I Try|
|2000||Grammy Award||Nominated for Record of the Year I Try and Song of the Year|
|2000||American Music Award||Nominated for Favorite New Artist Pop / Rock|
|2001||MTV Video Music Award||Nominated for Breakthrough Video Geto Heaven|
|2001||Billboard Music Video Awards||Nominated for Best Rap/Hip-Hop Clip of the Year Request Line|
|1999||On How Life Is||Certified 4x Platinum in U.K.|
|Certified 3x Platinum in U.S.|
|Certified 3x Platinum in Canada|
|2001||The Id||Certified Gold in U.K.|
|Certified Gold in U.S.|
|Certified Platinum in Canada|
|Year||Title||Hot R&B||Hot Dance Music/Club Play||Billboard Hot 100||Album|
|1999||Do Something||63||On How Life Is|
|2000||I Try||5||On How Life Is|
|2002||Sexual Revolution||4||The Id|
Tours & Concerts
No upcoming tours and concerts for Macy Gray.
July 27, 1999
September 18, 2001
July 15, 2003
|1999||Do Something||Sony International||On How Life Is|
|1999||I Try||Epic||On How Life Is|
|2000||Still||Sony International||On How Life Is|
|2000||Why Didn't You Call Me||Sony International||On How Life Is|
|2001||Sweet Baby||Columbia||The Id|
|2001||Sexual Revolution||Sony International||The Id|
|2002||Boo||Sony International||The Id|
|2003||When I See You||Sony International||The Trouble With Being Myself|
|2003||She Ain't Right for You||Sony International||The Trouble With Being Myself|
Compilations & Live Releases
|2004||The Very Best Of Macy Gray||Epic Records|
|2005||Live In Las Vegas||NuTech Digital|
- Macy Gray performed the theme song for the Nickelodeon cartoon.
- She appeared on the 8th season of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown.
- She took film classes with Ally Sheedy and Rob Lowe at UCLA during the 80s.