Natalie Renée McIntyre (born September 6, 1967)

Natalie Renée McIntyre ,known by her stage name Macy Gray

Natalie Renée McIntyre is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actress.

She is known for her distinctive raspy voice and a singing style heavily influenced by Billie Holiday.

Gray has released ten studio albums, and 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, For Colored Girls, and The Paperboy.

Gray is best known for her international hit single "I Try", taken from her multi-platinum debut album On How Life Is.