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Bio

Holly Brook Hafermann (born February 23, 1986), known professionally since 2010 as Skylar Grey, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and model 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 released her debut studio album Like Blood Like Honey, under the aforementioned labels.In 2010, Grey 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 Grey to his label imprint, Kidinakorner.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.Grey has also provided guest vocals 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".

Life & Career

17-years-old Skylar Grey began her career in 2014 by signing with Universal Music Publishing Group and Machine Shop Recordings. It was until 2010 that she moved to Kidinakorner. Her albums successfully made its way to the top charts in the US and she herself was able to make her name into several award-nominations.

Greatest Hits

I Know You - From The "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Soundtrack - I Know You (From The "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Soundtrack)Love The Way You Lie - Part III (Original Demo) - The Buried Sessions of Skylar GreyMoving Mountains - Natural CausesWords - The Buried Sessions of Skylar GreyStand By Me - Stand By Me

Achievements

Where'd You Go (with Fort Minor) - Ringtone of the Year - MTV Video Music Awards 2006
Coming Home (with Diddy-Dirty Money) - 100.000.000 Views - Vevocertified Awards 2011
Skylar Grey - 'Music Up Next' Breakthrough Award - Variety's Breakthrough of the Year Awards 2014

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