Macy Gray

  • Birth Name: Natalie McIntyre
  • Birth Place: Canton, Ohio, United States
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actor
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  • Had formal piano training as a child.
  • Attributes much of her shyness to her unusual voice and being teased in school.
  • Attended a predominately white boarding school where she encountered taunting because of her race.
  • Studied screenwriting at the University of Southern California's film school.
  • Adopted her stage name as a homage to a hometown neighbor.
  • Music critics often draw likenesses to Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Eartha Kitt, Etta James, Janis Joplin and Tina Turner.
  • First album, On How Life Is, released in 1999, had gone platinum three times over by the time she released her second album, The Id, in 2001.
  • Started the M. Gray Music Academy as an afterschool arts-education program for kids in L.A.

Awards

  • 2000, Grammy — Best Female Pop Vocal Performance: Winner

Relationships

  • Cassius — Daughter
  • Laura McIntyre — Mother
  • Nathon — Brother
  • Nehlia — Sister
  • Tracy Hinds — Husband
  • Aanisah — Daughter
  • Tahmel — Son
  • Richard McIntyre — Stepfather

College

  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States (1990)

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