Skylar Grey DCCCLXXVIII :: ‘Rise’ w/ David Guetta – Snippet, Full Song Releasing 24-NOV-2014 | Stream

Now just 6 days away from its November 24 drop date via David Geutta‘s Listen album, Guetta has posted a :90 snippet of his newest collaboration with Ms. Grey, “Rise”!

Check out the snippet exclusively via Guetta’s SoundCloud by clicking the Listen artwork below.

Skylar Grey x David Guetta – “Rise” | :90 Snippet ::

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXXVII :: Skylar Grey to Perform at 42nd American Music Awards w/ Nicki Minaj – Los Angeles Times, 18-NOV-2014

The Los Angeles TimesPop & Hiss music section has just published an article revealing that Ms. Grey will be joining Nicki Minaj at the upcoming 42nd American Music Awards!

Together they are set to perform their new single Bed of Lies, following up their recent live tease of the collaboration at the 2014 Europe Music Awards earlier this month – check out part of the L.A. Times write-up below, and click their logo to read the full article on Minaj and Lil Wayne‘s performances.

The 42nd American Music Awards will take place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California this coming Sunday (November 23), and will be broadcast live on ABC at 8:00/7:00PM Central.

This performance will also come one day before the November 24 release of Ms. Grey’s “Twisted” (w/ Eminem x Yelawolf) and “Rise” (w/ David Guetta) collaborations.

Skylar Grey to Perform w/ Nicki Minaj at 2014 AMAs | L.A. Times ::
“….Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne have been added to the list of performers for the 2014 American Music Awards, producers for the awards are expected to announce later on Tuesday.

The Young Money rappers plan on using their slots to debut new music from their upcoming albums. 

Minaj will be joined by pop-rock singer-songwriter Skylar Grey for her recently released single, “Bed Of Lies. Minaj briefly teased the emotional ballad during a medley at last weekend’s 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow, Scotland, which she also hosted….

Minaj and Wayne join a list of performers that include 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige, Garth Brooks, Charli XCX, Fergie, Selena Gomez, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea and Pitbull, who will also host the ceremony….”

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXXVI :: David Heartbreak x Skylar Grey’s ‘Tonight’ – Now Available | Buy

After several changes to its release date, Ms. Grey‘s collaboration with David Heartbreak is now available!

You can get the track off of Heartbreak‘s latest EP release Rose Colored Bass - pick it up on iTunes, or click the EP’s artwork below to grab the song off of GooglePlay!

Skylar Grey x David Heartbreak – “Tonight” | GooglePlay ::

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXXV :: Nicki Minaj x Skylar Grey’s ‘Bed of Lies’ – Now Available | Buy

After making a surprise world premiere radio appearance earlier this evening (November 15), the brand new Skylar GreyNicki Minaj collaboration “Bed of Lies” is now available on iTunes!

Click its artwork below to grab your own copy.

Skylar Grey x Nicki Minaj – “Bed of Lies” | iTunes ::

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXXIV :: Yelawolf Talks SHADY XV Collaboration ‘Twisted’ w/ Skylar Grey & Eminem – XXL Magazine, 14-NOV-2014

In a newly published (November 14)  interview with XXL, Yelawolf almost gave the first insight to what fans can expect from his 5-minute SHADY XV collaboration with Ms. Grey and Eminem, “Twisted”!

Check out excerpts pertaining the song below, and click XXL‘s logo beneath to read the full, 5-section interview with Yelawolf.

Yelawolf Talks “Twisted” | XXL ::
“….XXL: What can people expect from Shady XV?
Yelawolf: I was surprised to see “Pop The Trunk” and “Let’s Roll” on there. I didn’t know they were doing that, which is cool. The original record I put on there, “Down, was a record that was really jamming but I wasn’t going to put it on Love Story. So it just so happened the opportunity came up to place it on Shady XV. “Down, it’s in the vein of where I’m at these days. I put that song on there. I did the feature hook for the Slaughterhouse and Eminem track ["Psychopath Killer"] and the feature verse for the Eminem and Skylar Grey song ["Twisted"].

What can expect from “Twisted? That one caught my eye.
I’m going to leave that one a surprise, just because it’s that much of a surprise. Some people are not going to expect it at all. Even I was like, what the fuck. It definitely flips things. I’ll say that.

When did all this get recorded?
Everyone was doing their own thing on it. Everybody was working in their own city. I was in the studio already working on Love Story. I pretty much haven’t stopped working on Love Story. I just put some shit together, Marshall would send me some shit, and I would record it and send it back to him…..”

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXXIII :: 2014 MTV EMAs Red Carpet w/ Labrinth – Yahoo! Celebrity UK, 9-NOV-2014 | Video

In celebration of 2014 being the 20th anniversary of the MTV EMAs, Yahoo! was on the red carpet to offer 20-second challenges to the celebrities in attendance. Ms. Grey was on the red carpet next to fellow artist Labrinth, with whom she has worked in the studio in the recent past.

You can check out the 3-minute video below, with Ms. Grey appearing around the 2:20 mark to complete her challenge with Labrinth!

Skylar Grey x Labrinth – 2014 MTV EMAs | Yahoo! Celebrity UK ::

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXXII :: ‘American’ Confirmed for New Album+’Bed of Lies’ Interview w/ Billboard – 11-NOV-2014

Those of you who follow Ms. Grey on Twitter have likely seen that yesterday, on this past American Veterans Day (November 11), she confirmed the inclusion of her song American on her upcoming still-untitled album!

She also shared the following interview that she recently did with Billboard.

The interview was conducted just after Ms. Grey‘s performance with Nicki Minaj at the 2014 MTV EMAs, and covers a range of new and interesting topics – the sound and status of the next Skylar Grey album (slated for a 2015 release), how “Bed of Lies” came to be, and wanting to bring out a more emotional side of Lil Wayne.

You can check out a few excerpts of the interview article below – click the article title to access the full-length version on Billboard!

Skylar Grey Interview | Billboard ::
“….Are you officially on the “Bed Of Lies” single?

Yeah, the song started being written almost a year ago and then she picked it up and wrote her verses on it. Luckily, she liked the demo of it enough to keep me on the song. I knew it was maybe gonna happen, but she released a lot of different singles first. So I didn’t really know when she was gonna drop this song. And then about a week ago I got a call from her team and they wondered if I could come to Scotland and do the song with them. So yeah, it was the debut of this single featuring me.

When you first heard her verses, which tell of a bitter relationship, possibly her own, what was your response?

When I heard that she was taking the song I was surprised because it’s not a typical kind of song for her. I was very excited when I heard what she did with it. She seemed to take it to a very personal place. And I love that, I love doing that with my songs and my collaborations, bringing out something that’s a little more emotional and personal with the artist.

What other artist do you feel like you could bring out that emotional side?

It’d be kind of interesting to try something with [Lil’] Wayne. I don’t know if he would ever go there, but it’d be interesting to see what would happen if he did something that was personal cause I haven’t really heard him do that.

How is this experience helping you in your own vision?

I’m starting to realize my favorite me is the real me, so here I am. I’m discovering I like me in my rawest form better than me with tons of over-produced music or tons of makeup on. I just think if she’s able to accept herself and Em is able to accept himself than why shouldn’t I be able to accept myself too? They come across as very confident and it makes me inspired to accept myself for who I am.

How far along are you on the record?

I’m constantly morphing because I’m discovering new things in the studio. It’s kind of like a free-flowing thing. But there’s something happening with me in the studio right now that seems kind of magical, all the sounds I ever envisioned coming together are coming together now. I’m working with my dream team, Mike Elizondo and Mark Batson. I feel like I have 80 or 90 percent done with all the writing. So hopefully that means I’ll be able to announce a release date soon.

Can you give us a preview then sonically of the new material?
I’m definitely taking some risks on the album and I’m doing some kind of avant-garde songs and then there are some songs that are not quite so avant-garde. But they sound really cool. It’s definitely more mature than the last album, I feel like on the last album I talked about my childhood and I’m definitely not doing that on this album. It’s more adult and a little bit darker. I’m not doing any collaborations, I just want it to keep it me….”

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXXI :: 2014 MTV EMAs VIP Arrivals x Red Carpet x Winners Room – 9-NOV-2014 | Photos

Zimbio has provided several images of Ms. Grey from her appearance at the 2014 MTV EMAs in Glasgow, Scotland last night (November 9), where she performed on-stage with collaborator Nicki Minaj for the world premiere of their new song “Bed of Lies”!

Check out a few photos from their VIP Arrival, Red Carpet, and Winners’ Room galleries below – click any photo to access the full gallery selection on Zimbio.

Skylar Grey @ 2014 MTV EMAs | Zimbio ::

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXX :: Nicki Minaj x Skylar Grey’s ‘Bed of Lies’ – Live at 2014 MTV EMAs, 9-NOV-2014 | Video


MTV has now published an official, high-definition copy of the performance – check it below!

Skylar Grey x Nicki Minaj – “Bed of Lies” | Live at MTV EMAs 2014 ::

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Ms. Grey was in Glasgow, Scotland earlier tonight (November 9), to attend the 2014 MTV EMAs (Europe Music Awards). While at the awards, Ms. Grey appeared with event host Nicki Minaj for a special surprise performance of their formerly secret collaboration “Bed of Lies”!

The song was performed in a live medley of songs, after Minaj’s “Super Bass”, and before Minaj’s finish with “Anaconda”.

You can check out footage of the performance below via Perez Hilton – if the media player window shows up too small in your browser, click the grey square on the bottom-right of the player (next to the volume controls) to toggle fullscreen.

Skylar Grey x Nicki Minaj – “Bed of Lies” | Live at MTV EMAs 2014 ::

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Skylar Grey DCCCLXIX :: Skylar Grey x Eminem x Yelawolf’s ‘Twisted’ – ‘SHADY XV’ Album Tracklisting, 2-Disc Album Releasing 24-NOV-2014 | Artwork

The track listing for the 2-disc, 15-year anniversary release record from Eminem‘s Shady Records, SHADY XV, has just been revealed in full by Paul Rosenberg, and we now have confirmation of Ms. Grey appearing with both Eminem and Yelawolf on a brand new cut called “Twisted”!

The song will appear on disc 1 (Disc X) of the release, which features brand new material exclusive to the release, with disc 2 (Disc V) acting as the greatest hits half of the double-album.

You can check out the full track listing exclusively on the Shady Records website by clicking the release’s artwork below!

Skylar Grey x Eminem x Yelawolf – “Twisted” | SHADY XV ::

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