GRAE crafts a hazy pop world filled with spacious vocals, buoyant production, and deeply personal lyrics. It’s both intimate and ambitious, able to soundtrack a bedroom hangout as easily as a venue of thousands. Her 2020 release “Permanent Maniac” was included in Billboard’s Top 30 Pop Songs of the Year, while her EP has garnered more than 5 million streams. GRAE has been featured on Spotify’s Indie Pop & Chill and Outliers playlists, and been named Apple Music Canada’s Artist of the Week. Her song “Soft” reached No. 4 on the CBC Music Top 20, and she has more than 15 million streams to her name, as well as 120,000 TikTok followers, and 45,000 on Instagram. Her music has been heard on Nancy Drew (CW), Virgin River (Netflix), and The Bold Type (Freeform). Here, the fast-rising star tells us all about her current debut album, Whiplash.

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