With the news of LeBron James returning to his home-team breaking this past Friday (July 11), Ms. Grey recorded a special version of her song Coming Home in recognition of the move.

The Wall Street Journal picked up the video to be featured on WSJ Live – click their logo below to view the full video, and beneath that read a smattering of the buzz surrounding the video!

Skylar Grey – “Coming Home (Welcome Home LeBron!)” | WSJ ::

“Coming Home (LeBron Version)” | Gowhere Hip Hop ::
“….the heartwarming news of the day is the King’s Homecoming as LeBron James is going back to Cleveland. The heartwarming, go-to “Coming Home” song is Skylar Grey’s “Coming Home” — really Diddy-Dirty Money’s, but c’mon, everyone knows it for the Skylar hook.

Welp, it seems only fitting that Skylar dedicate a version to LeBron and Cleveland….”

Grey Reworks “Coming Home” | Complex ::
“….don’t lie. When LeBron James announced that he was returning to the Cleveland Cavaliersthrough the Sports Illustrated article titled “I’m Coming Home,” you know that song “Coming Home” by Skylar Grey popped into your head. Well, Skylar must’ve been thinking the same thing….”

Grey Recreates ‘Coming Home’ | VladTV ::
“….since the announcement of LeBron James heading to the Cleveland Cavaliers, broadcasters and fans have pegged Skylar Grey’s “Coming Home” as the player’s theme song for the big reveal.

With the hype surrounding the track, Skylar posted to YouTube a custom made verse for the player….”

Grey Sings ‘Coming Home’ to LeBron | VIBE ::
“….LeBron James rocked newsrooms (and social network timelines) with his announcement that he would be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers this upcoming NBA season. And Skylar Grey has the perfect song for the occasion….”

Grey Sings Special Version of ‘Coming Home’ | ESPN Cleveland ::
“….after James entered free agency, the rumors started to look like a reality. It would be the perfect ending to an amazing story. The song that would become the backdrop for every tribute was Skylar Grey’s ‘Coming Home’…..”

Grey Welcomes LeBron | Sports Illustrated ::
“….Grey’s voice is beautiful and she captures the right tone in the full song. A slow steady build to excitement. It parralels this week for many. Slowly building to the climax that was Friday.

Thank you Skylar Grey….”

Grey Made the Perfect New Version of ‘Coming Home’ | Business Insider ::
“….LeBron James has announced he’s going to become a Cleveland Cavalier once again, and Skylar Grey decided yesterday was a perfect time to give her popular hit a new version….”

Grey Reworks ‘Coming Home’ for LeBron | Triangle Offense ::
“….LeBron James’ homecoming just got a little more beautiful. Skylar Grey’s song, “Coming Home, was the obvious anthem for LeBron’s return to Cleveland. With this in mind, Grey took matters into her own hands and recorded a unique remix of the song….

Skylar Grey was born in Mazomanie, Wisconsin, but doesn’t deter from how special this song is. LeBron’s homecoming is one of the greatest stories in sports history and now it has the perfect rendition to go along with it….”

LeBron James Tribute | FanSided ::
“….LeBron James made a simple announcement on Friday. “I’m coming home,” the NBA star free agent said as he announced he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The phrase was something very common that we have heard in recent years thanks to the Skylar Grey hit “Coming Home” that has been constantly sampled and used in tribute videos, so when LeBron announced his decision we knew that phrase would be used in headlines.

However, never did we expect to hear from Skylar Grey herself….”

Grey Remixes ‘Coming Home’ | Mill City Sports ::
“….this song was already being used all over the internet to welcome James back to the Cavaliers, but Grey made sure it was updated for the special occasion and we are all thankful for it….”

Grey Remixes “I’m Coming Home” | FootBasket ::
“….the amazing Skylar Grey took time out of her busy schedule to remix her award-winning single, “I’m Coming Home, to fit LeBron James’ homecoming to Akron and the Cleveland Cavaliers….she switched up a couple of the lyrics to make it specifically for the King….”

Grey’s Moving Tribute to LeBron | The Mars Reel ::
“….when I say that this was the most amazing 40 seconds of awesome my ears have ever experienced – would be an understatement….”

Grey Reworks “I’m Coming Home” | Consequence of Sound ::
“….she’s delivered a special reworking in honor of James’ announcement. With two simple word swaps, the pop singer turns the song into a letter welcoming The King back to the Cavs….”

Skylar Grey Welcomes LeBron James Home | Sports Crackle Pop! ::
“….the second biggest winner of the LeBron James sweepstakes might be Skylar Grey…. ROYALTIES!!….”

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