With the end of 2011 nearing, Ms. Grey has earned mentions in several year-end lists and charts – check out several by XXL Magazine, MTV, Zimbio, and USA Today below!
XXL Magazine has published its list of its picks for the Top 100 Songs of 2011, with “Words I Never Said” (Lupe Fiasco feat. Skylar Grey) and “I Need A Doctor” (Dr. Dre feat. Skylar Grey & Eminem) both making the list! You may view each tracks placement in the list below, and also click the title to view the full list and vote for your pick for the Top Song of 2011!
Top 100 Songs of 2011 | XXL ::
33. Dr. Dre ft. Eminem and Skylar Grey “I Need A Doctor”
41. Lupe Fiasco. ft. Skylar Grey “Words I Never Said”
VH1 has published MTV’s list of the Best EDM Artists of 2011 – Kaskade came in at Number 8, with Ms. Grey earning a mention for her collaboration with Kaskade, “Room For Happiness”!
Best EDM Artists of 2011 | MTV ::
“….Kaskade watched as his 2011 studio album, Fire & Ice, quickly became a staple in a healthy EDM diet. With features from Skrillex and Dada Life, and even vocals from rising star Skylar Grey, you’d be hard-pressed to find music lovers who couldn’t identify with or enjoy his breezy music in one way or another….”
Online magazine Zimbio has also released its picks for the Best Electronica Songs of 2011, with Kaskade’s official remix of the current Skylar Grey single “Invisible” making it on the list at Number 8!
Best Electronica Songs of 2011 | Zimbio ::
“….she’s been nominated for a Grammy, collaborated with Dr. Dre and Lupe Fiasco, and appeared alongside the Dalai Lama. And yet, despite all her success, few people could actually spot Skylar Grey if she walked by them on the street. Of course, her relative anonymity didn’t stop heavyweight DJs like Kaskade and Dirty South from remixing her first single, “Invisible.“ The result: seven minutes of bass heavy bliss….”
Finally, USA Today enlisted electronic producer Moby, DJ Scott Henry, and Billboard-writer Keith Caulfield to pick the most spin-worthy electronic artists of the year – once again Ms. Grey gains a mention within the write-up for Caulfield’s artist pick, Kaskade.
Spin-Worthy Electronic Artists | USA Today ::
“….the double CD Fire & Ice, includes collaborations with Neon Trees, Skylar Grey and Skrillex. In July, Kaskade (aka 40-year-old Ryan Raddon) tweeted that he’d be DJing at a block party ahead of the L.A. film premiere of the documentary Electric Daisy Carnival Experience. So many fans showed up that the party was shut down and riots ensued….”
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