Chloe Bailey

Chloe Elizabeth Bailey (born July 1, 1998), known mononymously as Chlöe, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and record producer. She is best known for being one half of the musical duo Chloe x Halle with her younger sister Halle Bailey. In 2021, she released "Have Mercy" as the lead single from her upcoming solo debut studio album.

Chlöe
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Bailey in 2018
Born
Chloe Elizabeth Thandie Bailey

(1998-07-01) July 1, 1998 (age 23)
Other namesChlöe
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
  • record producer
Years active2003 (2003)–present (present)
RelativesHalle Bailey (sister)
Musical career
OriginMableton, Georgia, U.S.
Genres
Labels
Associated actsChloe x Halle

CareerEdit

Chloe Bailey was raised in Mableton, Georgia with her sister Halle Bailey, and younger brother Branson Bailey and later moved to Los Angeles in mid-2012.[1][2][3][4] While in Georgia, she played minor acting roles in films, including The Fighting Temptations (2003), starring Beyoncé, and the Disney television film Let It Shine (2012).[5] Their dad began teaching them how to write songs at the ages of ten and eight.[6] They launched a YouTube channel at the ages of 13 and 11 respectively, with a cover of Beyoncé's "Best Thing I Never Had".[6] They first performed as Chloe x Halle when uploading covers of pop songs onto this channel.[7][8] The duo made their talk show debut when they appeared on The Ellen Show in April 2012.[9][4] In September 2013, she made a cameo appearance in the Disney series Austin & Ally performing the song "Unstoppable".[10][11]

In 2018, Bailey was added to the cast of the TV series Grown-ish after releasing the theme song for the series titled "Grown".[12] The song "The Kids Are Alright" was also featured in the series debut.[13] In November 2019, it was announced that Bailey joined the cast of the horror film, The Georgetown Project, directed by M. A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller.[14][15] She will also star alongside Madelaine Petsch in the 2022 psychological drama film Jane.[16]

In August 2021, Bailey announced the release of her debut solo single, "Have Mercy", as the lead single off her upcoming debut solo studio album.[17] She had teased the Murda Beatz-produced song numerous times before.[18] She revealed that the album was "90% done" and that it is more pop-oriented.[17] On September 12, Bailey performed "Have Mercy" at the main show of the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.[19]

ArtistryEdit

Bailey's biggest musical influence is American singer Beyoncé, and has also stated Kelis is a major influence. She is also inspired by artists such as Grimes, Missy Elliott, Imogen Heap, and Tune-Yards, as well as some R&B artists.[20][21][22]

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
[23]
CAN
[24]
IRE
[25]
NZ
Hot

[26]
UK
[27]
WW
[28]
"Have Mercy" 2021 28 87 80 15 72 45 TBA

Guest appearancesEdit

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Feeling Good"[29] 2021 N/A Liberated: Music for the Movement Volume 3

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Film Role Notes Ref.
2003 The Fighting Temptations Young Lilly [8]
2006 Last Holiday Anna [30]
2008 Meet the Browns Tosha [31]
2009 Gospel Hill Anna [32]
2012 Let It Shine Choir Member [5]
Joyful Noise Our Lady of Perpetual Tears Choir Member [33]
2016 Beyoncé: Lemonade Cameo Segment: "All Night" intro [34]
2018 The Kids Are Alright Herself Short film [35]
2021 Why The Sun And The Moon Live In The Sky Moon Short film [36]
2022 Jane Izzy[17] [16]
TBA The Georgetown Project Blake Holloway Completed[37] [38]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2012 The Ellen Show Herself Episode dated: "April 9, 2012" [9]
2013 Austin & Ally Herself Episode: "Moon Week & Mentors" [11]
2018 Wild 'n Out Herself Episode: "Chloe x Halle" [39]
2018–present Grown-ish Jazlyn Main role [40]
2020 The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II Herself Television special [41]
The Kelly Clarkson Show Herself Episode dated: "July 9, 2020" [42]
The Disney Holiday Singalong Herself Television special [43]
Black-ish Jazlyn Episode: "Love, Boat" [43]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wood, Mikael (June 23, 2016). "Destiny's next children? How Beyoncé helped propel Chloe x Halle to the BET Experience". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  2. ^ Dennis, Ryan; Amiker, Francesca (August 27, 2018). "Georgia's own Chloe x Halle's epic homecoming visit". WXIA-TV. Retrieved December 4, 2020.
  3. ^ Vultaggio, Maria (June 29, 2020). "Chloe x Halle Bailey Praise Their Parents on Instagram". Heavy. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Bruner, Raisa (March 23, 2018). "Beyoncé Protégés Chloe x Halle Are Here to Prove That The Kids Are Alright". Time. ISSN 0040-781X. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  5. ^ a b Yuan, Jada (May 3, 2016). "Meet the First Superstars of the Beyoncé Generation". Vulture. ISSN 1696-652X. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  6. ^ a b Spanos, Brittany (June 23, 2016). "How Chloe x Halle Caught Beyonce's Ear". Rolling Stone. ISSN 0035-791X. Archived from the original on July 5, 2019. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  7. ^ Anderson, Trevor (June 25, 2020). "Chloe x Halle Just Scored Their First Billboard Hot 100 Hit With 'Do It'". Billboard. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
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  9. ^ a b Chloe x Halle [@chloexhalle] (April 9, 2012). "Us on the Ellen Show earlier today! It was so fun :D" (Tweet). Retrieved February 7, 2021 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Chloe x Halle Biography". AllMusic.com. Archived from the original on July 3, 2019. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  11. ^ a b chloe x halle [@chloexhalle] (September 2, 2013). "Guess what guys?!?! We'll be on Disney Channel's "Austin and Ally" on September 15th performing our NEW song..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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  16. ^ a b Chan, J. Clara (July 22, 2021). "Chlöe Bailey to Star in 'Jane' With 'Riverdale's Madelaine Petsch". Billboard. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
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  18. ^ Shepard, Ryan (August 11, 2021). "Chloe Bailey Teases The Release Date Of 'Have Mercy'". Def Pen. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  19. ^ Serrano, Athena (August 24, 2021). "Chlöe, Doja Cat, Shawn Mendes, And Twenty One Pilots Will Hit The VMA Stage". MTV. Retrieved August 24, 2021.
  20. ^ Barlow, Eve (September 9, 2016). "Meet the Lemonade graduates taking R&B by storm". Dazed. ISSN 0961-9704. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  21. ^ "Chloe x Halle Chat About "Grown-ish"". BUILD Series. Yahoo Entertainment. November 17, 2017. Archived from the original on June 13, 2020. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  22. ^ "Chloe x Halle Take The Sister Test". BuzzFeed. June 12, 2020. Retrieved September 22, 2021.
  23. ^ @billboardcharts (September 20, 2021). "@ChloeBailey's "Have Mercy" debuts at No. 28 on this week's #Hot100..." (Tweet). Retrieved September 21, 2021 – via Twitter.
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  25. ^ "IRMA – Irish Charts". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved September 18, 2021.
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  28. ^ "Billboard Global 200 Chart: Week of September 25, 2021". Billboard. Retrieved September 21, 2021.
  29. ^ "Liberated / Music for the Movement Vol. 3 set for Release June 18".
  30. ^ El-Mahmoud, Sarah (2019-07-04). "Halle Bailey: Where You've Seen Disney's New Little Mermaid Before". CinemaBlend. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  31. ^ Burr, Ty (2008-03-22). "Split personality meets 'The Browns'". Boston.com. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  32. ^ Jones, J.R. (2009-08-21), "Gospel Hill", Reader, Chicago Reader, ISSN 1096-6919, retrieved 2020-10-07
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  34. ^ Murphy, Desiree (April 24, 2016). "Beyonce Enlists an All-Star Girl Squad for 'Lemonade' -- See the Powerful Cameos!". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  35. ^ Frometa, RJ (2018-03-23). "Chloe x Halle release debut full-length album 'The Kids Are Alright' from Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records today". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  36. ^ "Chloe x Halle Breathe Shimmering New Life Into a Nigerian Folktale". Vogue. February 19, 2021. Retrieved February 25, 2021.
  37. ^ "The Georgetown Project (2021) - IMDb".
  38. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (November 6, 2019). "Russell Crowe's 'The Georgetown Project' Adds Ryan Simpkins And Chloe Bailey". Deadline. Archived from the original on May 14, 2020. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
  39. ^ "Nick Cannon's Wild 'N Out - S12 - Episode 5: Wild 'N Out". Radio Times. Retrieved August 5, 2020.
  40. ^ Petski, Denise (August 30, 2017). "'Grown-ish': 'Black-ish' Spinoff Adds Francia Raisa & Jordan Buhat As Regulars, Chloe x Halle To Recur". Deadline.com. Archived from the original on September 19, 2018. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  41. ^ Gonzales, Erica (2020-05-11). "Chloe x Halle Blow Us Away with Their 'Princess and the Frog' Performance on Disney's Sing-Along". Harper's Bazaar. ISSN 0017-7873. Retrieved 2020-10-07.
  42. ^ Gonzales, Erica (July 10, 2020). "CBeyoncé Surprised Chloe and Halle Bailey with Her Comments on Their Latest Chloe x Halle Album". CheatSheet. Retrieved February 26, 2021.
  43. ^ a b https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAba80Ycu6E

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