Skylar Grey

Skylar Grey



Holly Brook Hafermann (born February 23, 1986), known professionally since 2010 as Skylar Grey, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer from Mazomanie, Wisconsin. In 2004, under the name Holly Brook, at the age of 17, she signed a publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group as well as a recording contract with American rock band Linkin Park's Machine Shop Recordings label imprint. In 2006, she also released her debut studio album Like Blood Like Honey, under the aforementioned labels.

In 2010, she co-wrote Eminem and Rihanna's hit single "Love the Way You Lie", alongside Eminem and British record producer Alex da Kid, who subsequently signed her to his label imprint, KIDinaKORNER. Grey is also best known as a guest vocalist on several singles, including Fort Minor's "Where'd You Go", Diddy's "Coming Home", Dr. Dre's "I Need a Doctor", Nicki Minaj's "Bed of Lies" and Macklemore's "Glorious".

Grey's second album, Don't Look Down, was released in July 2013, under KIDinaKORNER and Interscope Records. The album produced four singles including the Eminem-assisted lead single "C'mon Let Me Ride". Grey's third studio release, Natural Causes, was issued in September 2016.



Stand By Me
Stand By Me is a song by musical artist Skylar Grey, released on January 25, 2018.
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Don't Look Down
Don't Look Down is the second and major label debut studio album by American recording artist Skylar Grey.
C'mon Let Me Ride
"C'mon Let Me Ride" is a song by American recording artist Skylar Grey, released December 11, 2012 as the first single from her major-label debut album Don't Look Down (2013).

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Skylar Grey to host Cyclone Voice
  –  April 12, 2018
Skylar Grey will be hosting Cyclone Voice ... you get to move into preliminaries judged by chosen people from the Ames and Iowa State and music communities. This year, 13 singers are moving on to perform in the competition Thursday night.
Skylar Grey on writing hooks for Eminem and Macklemore and her surprisingly happy new album
  –  February 9, 2018
While you were winding down for the holidays last year, Skylar Grey’s 2017 was just heating up ... songwriter-driven style of music. I think that’s what my forte is, and I’ve kind of tried to avoid it in a way. [But] doing the thing that comes ...
Eminem Recalled Near-Fatal Drug Overdose on Song 'Arose' Before Celebrating Decade-Long Sobriety
  –  April 24, 2018
On the 18th track, titled “Castle” featuring Skylar Grey, Eminem — born Marshall Mathers — writes letters to his 21-year-old daughter Hailie Jade, with the third verse talking about her 12th birthday and recalling how he overdosed on methadone ...
Neda Ulaby
  –  April 18, 2018
Over the last few years, Ulaby has strengthened NPR's television coverage both in terms of programming and industry coverage and profiled breakout artists such as Ellen Page and Skylar Grey and behind-the-scenes tastemakers ranging from super producer ...
Skylar Grey Remembers Her GRAMMY Moment With Eminem
  –  April 17, 2018
“From the time I was a little kid I always dreamed about performing on the GRAMMYs,” Skylar Grey told Her dream finally came true in 2011 when she took the stage alongside Eminem and Dr. Dre to perform “I Need a Doctor.” “That was my ...
Watch Eminem bring out Dr Dre, 50 Cent, Skylar Grey and more at Coachella 2018
  –  April 16, 2018
Last night saw Eminem play a stellar hit-packed headline show at Coachella 2018 – featuring the likes of Dr Dre, Skylar Grey, 50 Cent and more. Check out photos, footage and the setlist below. After Beyoncé made headlines and history with her epic ...
Eminem Brings Out Dr. Dre, 50 Cent During Fiery Coachella Headlining Set
  –  April 16, 2018
Closing out the first weekend of the annual music festival, Eminem also brought out Bebe Rexha and Skylar Grey. After watching The Weeknd and Beyonce torch their respective sets with smoldering efforts Sunday night, Eminem added the finishing touches to ...
Eminem’s Coachella Set Included Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, and a Mean Tweets Segment
  –  April 16, 2018
With neither Beyoncé nor Rihanna available, Eminem subbed in Skylar Grey for their verses on “Walk on Water” and “Love the Way You Lie.” Bebe Rexha also made a cameo for “The Monster.” In the middle of the set, a very special edition of Jimmy ...
Skylar Grey to host Cyclone Voice
  –  April 12, 2018
Skylar Grey will be hosting Cyclone Voice, Iowa State's annual singing competition, tonight in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. Grey is known for songs such as "Glorious" and "Coming Home, Part II." The event was originally called Cyclone Idol when it ...
Skylar Grey on writing hooks for Eminem and Macklemore and her surprisingly happy new album
  –  February 9, 2018
While you were winding down for the holidays last year, Skylar Grey’s 2017 was just heating up. The singer-songwriter was sharing the stage with Eminem on Saturday Night Live and burning up the charts with her Macklemore collaboration “Glorious ...
Skylar Grey - Stand By Me (Cover) Audio Stream
  –  January 30, 2018
Something about Skylar Grey's stunning acoustic cover of Ben E. King's 1961 song 'Stand By Me' has us completely hypnotised, and desperate to hear more from her in the way of re-recorded renditions of classic hits. The song has been covered a lot in its ...


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