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Macy Gray (born Natalie McIntyre, September 6, 1970) is an American neo-soul R&B singer from Canton, Ohio.

Her career began after moving to Los Angeles in 2000. "I've Committed Murder" and "Why Don't You Call Me?" were minor hits there.

The next year, Gray won the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal for "I Try", and was nominated for Song of the Year and Record of the Year. She then collaborated with Fatboy Slim (on Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars), Black Eyed Peas and Slick Rick ("The World Is Yours" from Rush Hour 2 soundtrack), as well as acting for the first time in Training Day. Gray was booed in 2001 after forgetting the words to the American national anthem. In the midst of the controversy, Gray's The Id became a commercial failure, largely stalling on the U.S. charts, in spite of appearances by John Frusciante and Erykah Badu, though the single "Sweet Baby" hit #11 there. In 2002, she appeared in Spider-Man as herself and worked on Shaman, an album by Santana before releasing 2003's The Trouble With Being Myself.

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