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Grey is an American electronic music group consisting of brothers Kyle and Michael Trewartha. They are best known for their debut single "Starving", with American singer Hailee Steinfeld and production work by Zedd[3], and "The Middle", a single in collaboration with Zedd and Maren Morris.

Grey
Grey at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles California
Background information
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.[1]
Genres
Years active2015 (2015)–present
LabelsIsland[2]
Associated acts
WebsiteOfficial website
Members
  • Kyle Trewartha
  • Michael Trewartha

Contents

BackgroundEdit

Brothers Kyle and Michael Trewartha grew up in Fountain Valley, California. Kyle played guitar in a rock band before releasing original songs and remixes under the name Singularity. In 2013, Michael started to learn how to produce music. They officially formed as Grey in 2015, first releasing a remix of "Where Are Ü Now" by Jack Ü,[4] later remixing songs by artists including Zedd, Selena Gomez, Troye Sivan, Mike Posner, and Ariana Grande. In 2016, they released their debut single "Starving" with Hailee Steinfeld and Zedd. Their debut EP, Chameleon, was released on September 29, 2017.[5] In 2018, they released "The Middle" with Maren Morris and Zedd and signed to Island Records. They released the single "Want You Back" featuring Léon on January 10, 2019.[6]

DiscographyEdit

Extended playsEdit

Title Details
Chameleon
  • Released: September 29, 2017
  • Label: #808080 (Universal)
  • Format: CD, Digital download

SinglesEdit

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[7]
US
Pop

[8]
AUS
[9]
CAN
[10]
DEN
[11]
ITA
[12]
NOR
[13]
NZ
[14]
SWE
[15]
UK
[16]
"Starving"
(with Hailee Steinfeld featuring Zedd)
2016 12 5 5 8 39 11 5 5 5 5 Haiz
"Adrenaline"
(with Zedd)
Non-album singles
"I Miss You"
(featuring Bahari)
2017
"The Middle"
(with Zedd and Maren Morris)
2018 5 1 7 6 20 68 10 8 19 7 Orbit
"Want You Back"
(featuring Léon)
2019 TBA
"First Time"
(featuring Robinson)[33]
[A]
"Criminal"[35] Non-album single "—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Notes

  1. ^ "First Time" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number 28 on the NZ Hot Singles Chart.[34]

Promotional singlesEdit

Title Year Album
"Crime"
(featuring Skott)
2017 Chameleon

Other appearancesEdit

List of other appearances, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Crown" 2017 Camila Cabello Bright: The Album

RemixesEdit

Track Year Artist Ref.
"Where Are Ü Now" (Grey Remix) 2015 Jack Ü [36]
"Disarm You" (Grey Remix) Kaskade [37]
"Beautiful Now" (Grey Remix) Zedd [38]
"Papercut" (Grey Remix) [39]
"Same Old Love" (Grey Remix) Selena Gomez [40]
"Wild" (Lophiile and Grey Remix) 2016 Troye Sivan [41]
"True Colors" (Grey Remix) Zedd [42]
"You're Not There" (Grey Remix) 2017 Lukas Graham [43]
"In The Arms Of A Stranger" (Grey Remix) Mike Posner [44]
"Do You Remember" (Grey Remix) Jarryd James [45]
"Fresh Eyes" (Grey Remix) Andy Grammer [46]
"One More Night" (Grey Remix) End of the World [47]
"Into You" (Grey Remix) Ariana Grande [48]

Songwriting and production creditsEdit

Title Year Artist(s) Album Contributed
Member(s)
Credits Written with Produced with
"Candyman"
(featuring Aloe Blacc)
2016 Zedd Non-album single Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha Producer - Zedd, Joseph Trapanese
"Home Alone" Ansel Elgort Kyle Trewartha Co-writer Ansel Elgort, Tom Norris, Julia Michaels -
"Thief" 2017 Ansel Elgort, Tom Norris, Christopher J. Baran -
"Changed My Mind" 2018 Tove Styrke Sway Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha Tove Styrke, Elof Loelv, Linnéa Södahl, Kathryn Ostenburg -

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result Reference
2018 American Music Awards Collaboration of the Year "The Middle" (with Zedd and Maren Morris) Nominated [49]
2019 Grammy Awards Record of the Year "The Middle" (with Zedd and Maren Morris) Nominated [50]
Song of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Nominated
iHeart Radio Music Awards Song of the Year "The Middle" (with Zedd and Maren Morris) Won [51]
Best Collaboration Nominated
Dance Song of the Year Won

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Grey - Island Records". Island Records. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  3. ^ Bein, Kat (July 15, 2016). "Hailee Steinfeld Tastes Love With Zedd & Grey on 'Starving'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  4. ^ LeDonne, Rob. "Inside Grey's 'Starving': How a Cold Email to Skrillex Spurred a Dance Hit With Hailee Steinfeld". Billboard. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  5. ^ Setaro, Shawn. "Grey Shares Debut EP 'Chameleon'". Complex. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  6. ^ Bein, Kat. "Grey Sign to Island Records, Drop Punchy 'Want You Back' With Léon: Listen". Billboard. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "Grey Chart History – The Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  8. ^ "Grey Chart History – Pop Songs". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  9. ^ "Grey discography". Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  10. ^ "Grey Chart History – Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  11. ^ "Discography Hailee Steinfeld". Danish Charts Portal. Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Classifica settimanale WK 42" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved October 29, 2016.
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  14. ^ "Discography Hailee Steinfeld". charts.org.nz via Hung Medien. Archived from the original on January 13, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  15. ^ "Discography Hailee Steinfeld". swedishcharts.com via Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2016.
  16. ^ "Hailee Steinfeld/Grey/Zedd". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  17. ^ https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&se=hailee+steinfeld#search_section
  18. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 12, 2016.
  19. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Hailee Steinfeld)" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved April 1, 2018.
  20. ^ Gallup (February 4, 1989). "The Top of the Pops Chart" (PDF). Record Mirror: 4. Retrieved July 16, 2010.
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  26. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Hailee Steinfeld and Grey feat. Zedd – Starving". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved October 7, 2016.
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  29. ^ http://www.ultratop.be/nl/goud-platina/2018
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  31. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey – The Middle". Music Canada. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
  32. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey – The Middle". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  33. ^ "First Time (feat. Robinson) - Single by Grey on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  34. ^ "NZ Hot Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. June 17, 2019. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  35. ^ "Criminal - Single by Grey on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
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  37. ^ Chu, Michelle (September 11, 2015). "Kaskade - Disarm You ft. Ilsey (Grey Remix) [Free Download]". EDMTunes. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  38. ^ "Beautiful Now (Grey Remix) [feat. Jon Bellion] - Single by Zedd on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music.
  39. ^ Klemow, David (November 20, 2015). "Zedd - Papercut ft. Troye Sivan (Grey Remix)". Dancing Astronaut. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  40. ^ "Same Old Love (Grey Remix) - Single by Selena Gomez on Apple Music". iTunes. Apple Music.
  41. ^ Zhou, Jason (January 11, 2016). "Troye Sivan - WILD (Scout & Grey Remix)". Affinity FM. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  42. ^ Rubinstein, Peter (March 10, 2016). "Producers Grey Take On Zedd with Incredible, New Remix [Stream Here]". Your EDM. Retrieved September 3, 2016.
  43. ^ "You're Not There (Grey Remix) - Single by Lukas Graham on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  44. ^ "In the Arms of a Stranger (Grey Remix) - Single by Mike Posner on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  45. ^ "Do You Remember (Grey Remix) - Single by Jarryd James on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  46. ^ "Fresh Eyes (Grey Remix) - Single by Andy Grammer on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved March 17, 2017.
  47. ^ "Grey provide a captivating remix for End Of The World's 'One More Night' [Exclusive] - Dancing Astronaut". www.dancingastronaut.com. Retrieved June 23, 2017.
  48. ^ "@greymusic on Twitter: appetizer". Twitter. Retrieved September 7, 2017.
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  50. ^ "61st GRAMMY Awards: Full Nominees List". GRAMMY.com. December 7, 2018. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  51. ^ Fields, Taylor. "2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards: See The Full List of Nominees". www.iheart.com. Retrieved January 22, 2019.