American singer and songwriter Macy Gray has released nine studio albums, one live album, three compilation albums, 27 singles (including seven as a featured artist), seven promotional singles, and 21 music videos.
Gray is famed for her distinctive raspy voice, and a singing style heavily influenced by Billie Holiday and Betty Davis.
Gray has received five Grammy Award nominations, winning one. She has appeared in a number of films including Training Day, Spider-Man, Scary Movie 3, Lackawanna Blues, Idlewild and For Colored Girls. Gray is known for her international hit single "I Try", taken from her multi-platinum debut album On How Life Is.