That unmistakable rasp, unshakable grasp on soul and funky spirit ensured Macy Gray her status as a 21st century icon since her arrival with the triple-platinum "How Life Is" in 1999. Selling over 25 million total albums globally, winning a GRAMMY® Award and two BRIT Awards, collaborating with everyone from Ariana Grande to Galactic and enchanting fans all over the world, her voice has consistently resounded throughout pop culture. Hailing from Canton, Ohio, Macy remains an undeniable force of nature, selling out venues in nearly every corner of the globe two decades into her storied career.
Most recently, 2016’s "Stripped" earmarked a creative high point, garnering unanimous acclaim from Vogue, Vice and many more. that signature rarity millions continue to treasure. Now, her tenth full-length album, "Ruby" (Artistry Music/Mack Avenue), reaffirms and reasserts that signature rarity millions continue to treasure.
Channeling the spirit of the “grimy” R&B and smoky jazz closest to her heart, Macy made a leap forward by looking back to formative inspirations. However, she updated those elements with enriched, entrancing, and enigmatic soundscapes brought to life by producers Johan Carlsson (Michael Bublé, Maroon 5), Tommy Brown (Jennifer Lopez, Fifth Harmony, Travis Scott) and Tommy Parker Lumpkins (Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber).
Macy’s talents resound beyond music as well. She starred in Tyler Perry’s Black Reel Award-winning "For Colored Girls" and would grace the screen everywhere from "Brotherly Love," "Paper Boy," "Lackawanna Blues" and "Cardboard Boxer" to NETFLIX’s hit "Fuller House." Moreover, she made a now legendary appearance in "Training Day" alongside Academy® Award winner Denzel Washington–one of many on-screen hallmarks.