Skylar Grey Drops New Single “Cannonball” with X Ambassadors – Listen Now!


Five-time GRAMMY-nominated singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Skylar Grey releases a new single, “Cannonball,” featuring her KIDinaKORNER/ Interscope Records labelmates X Ambassadors, today via all digital and streaming partners. Grey has also shot a video for “Cannonball” with X Ambassadors, which will premiere on Vevo in the coming weeks.

“Cannonball,” which Grey co-wrote with its producer Alex Da KidSam Harris,Noah FeldshuhCasey Harris, and Adam Levin, is also featured in EA’s FIFA 16 soundtrack, which was released yesterday, alongside songs from Of Monsters And Men, Beck, and Disclosure, among many others.

“Sam and I wrote Cannonball about the power of will and how it can be an underdog’s greatest advantage. It’s one of my most energetic songs off the new album, but I’m definitely weaving my folky roots into everything these days,” says Skylar.

Grey will hit the road for a U.S. tour with X Ambassadors kicking off October 20th. Please see below for all upcoming dates.

Grey’s critically acclaimed album Don’t Look Down, executive produced by Eminem and Alex Da Kid, was released by KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records and debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200. She is also responsible for co-writing some of the most memorable songs to light up the Billboard Hot 100 and iTunes sales charts, totaling more than 25 million singles globally. Grey has worked with an array of artists co-writing and featuring on songs with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Nicki Minaj,, Zedd, Kid Cudi, Diddy, Moby, David Guetta, Kaskade, Cee Lo, T.I. and many more.

Most recently, Grey was included on the highly successful soundtrack for the film 50 Shades of Grey with her song “I Know You,” which reached No. 1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart while the video is fast approaching 30 million Vevo viewsShe also contributed to the soundtrack for the latest installment of the massively successful Fast and Furious franchise, Furious 7, with the track “I Will Return.”

Skylar Grey’s upcoming tour dates with X Ambassadors are as follows:

10/20  Millvale, PA        

Mr Smalls Theatre

10/21  Washington DC   

9:30 Club

10/22  New York, NY

Bowery Ballroom

10/23  Brooklyn, NY   

Music Hall Of Williamsburg

10/24  Boston, MA      


10/25  Philadelphia, PA

The Electric Factory

10/27  Richmond, VA     

The National

10/28  Saxapahaw, NC    

Haw River Ballroom

11/03  Chicago, IL          

Lincoln Hall

11/04  Minneapolis, MN   

Mill City Nights

11/06  De Moines, IA       


11/07  Kansas City, MO   

Arvest Bank Theater at the Midland

11/09  Dallas, TX              

House Of Blues

11/10  Dallas, TX               

House Of Blues

11/11  Austin, TX               

Scoot In

11/13  Tucson, AZ             

The Rock

11/14  Los Angeles, CA     

Fonda Theater

11/15  San Diego, CA       

Observatory North Par

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.