Macy Gray (real name Natalie Renee McIntyre) was born on September 6, 1967 in Canton, Ohio, United States. She is a Grammy Award-winning American R&B, soul, and neo soul singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress, famed for her raspy voice and a singing style heavily influenced by Billie Holiday and Betty Davis.
Biography and Career :
She has released many albums such as: "On How Life Is", "The Trouble with Being Myself", "Big" and "The Id".
Gray has also sung the title tracks for many movies such as: "Training Day", "Scary Movie 3", "Spider Man" and "Around the World in 80 Days".
She has also acted in several other movies like, "Shadowboxer", "Lackawanna Blues", "Mama Black Widow" and "Domino".
Gray has been given the Grammy Award for Best New Artist and Best Vocal Performance in 1999, and again in 2000 for "The Record of the Year" and "Song of the Year" for her single "I Try".
Gray even won the "MTV Video Music Awards" six times.
Why is she famous?
She is famous for her song "I Try". Image source: about.com