congratulations to funky diva of soul, macy gray, for receiving three grammy nominations for record of the year ("i try"), song of the year ("i try) and best female pop vocal performance ("i try").
macy gray, who recently appeared on an episode of ally mcbeal, will also contribute to the soon-to-be-released christmas album, ally mcbeal christmas. gray's version of "winter wonderland" will be appear alongside seven songs by ally mcbeal mainstay, vonda shepard. cast members calista flockhart, lisa nicole carson and jane krakowsky also lend their vocal talents to what is sure to be one of the christmas season's biggest sellers.
wall of sound (http://www.wallofsound.com) reports that macy gray has recently collaborated with fellow artist fatboy slim on two songs for the later's upcoming release. while gray has expressed a desire to have at least one of the two tracks appear on her sophomore studio release, that is still some time off with an expected release date of 2001. following in the footsteps of fellow newcommer divas erykah badu and n'dambi, a live recording will preceed the release of gray's follow-up to her groundbreaking debut, on how life is.>
macy gray will perform her latest single, "i try", on the season finale of ally mcbeal, TONIGHT. the show airs at 8:00pm (est) and 9:00pm (pst); check local listings for channel.
on 000406 and 000407, macy gray will perform as part of a celebration commemorating the fifteenth anniversary of popular london venue, the brixton academy. in honor of the hall's anniversary, a $750,000 refurbishment is underway that will restore it to its original 1920s art deco glamour.
macy gray, who will soon hit the road with rebound king carlos santana, has written a song called "smitten" for the ever-mysterious stevie nicks. gray told rolling stone magazine that she is unsure whether she will contribute vocals to the track but, if she were to, it would only be in a back-up capacity.
macy gray's macy gray on how life is has been certified double-platinum.
it has been announced that macy gray will headline scotland's largest music festival, t in the park, this summer. macy gray has won two brit awardsbest international newcommer and best female artistensuring a large turn-out for the event.
macy gray's debut album, on how life is, is due to be released on 990727. watch for the video on bet's vibrations and mtv's total request live.