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Skylar Grey sings epic version of “Love The Way You Lie” on the Honda Stage

September 7th, 2020

For those who don’t know, the Honda Stage is a performance series sponsored by the car company that showcases important new artists.

Even so, this is one of the most best of the whole series!

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The representatives of the popular automaker have certainly found an entertaining way to show us a different kind of drive, the one that leads to many awesome live shows.

Here is one: Skylar Grey performs an emotional version of “Love The Way You Lie” at The Peppermint Club. It’s amazing, and you’re going to love it!

For those who don’t know, Honda Stage is a music platform devoted to original music content and sponsored live events.

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The idea is quite an original move in the automobile industry.

The goal is to attract millennials to the brand, specificallyt young people who enjoy good quality music. From that perspective, this project totally makes sense.

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The video series started out in 2014, and today there’s an official Honda Stage YouTube and an Instagram page with 41,400 followers.

There you can see that artists like Dua Lipa, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, Brittany Howard, Shawn Mendes and Saint John have already graced the innovative scene, and Honda has increased the number of sold vehicles. What a smart way to boost sales!

For those who don’t know, Skylar Grey actually co-wrote the hit single “Love The Way You Lie.”

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Rihanna and Eminem are not the only famous stars who collaborated with Grey when it comes to songwriting.

The American singer, songwriter and record producer from Wisconsin has written songs for Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Nick Jonas and Céline Dion, among others.

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Skylar’s 1.08 million YouTube followers are in for a great treat because she posts regularly, and her most recent song called “Sunscreen” already boasts half a million views.

Some people may know that she changed her name from Holly Brook to Skylar Grey. Skylar’s released four studio albums, and the latest one, Dark Thoughts, is an open-ended album. It means that we can look forward to some new songs that will be subsequently added.

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The official website offers all the additional information on the latest albums, live shows and future projects.

An emotional version of a 2010 hit song.

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“Love The Way You Lie” was listed as one of the best tracks of 2010.

The song is from Eminem’s seventh studio album Recovery, and Rihanna’s vocals only added to its appeal. Even so, the lyrics can be interpreted in many ways since love-hate relationships are not uncommon.

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If you ever wondered how the song would sound if someone delivered it as a ballad, this is the perfect answer to that.

Skylar’s angelic voice gives the song a completely different tone, you can hear a whole new emotion. She paints the picture of the pain and agony of a toxic relationship perfectly.

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The video has Skylar dressed in a beautiful white gown, and singing in a heavenly voice.

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Skylar’s simple performance attracted 20 million YouTube views.

In the video, all she does is sit at the piano and sing. Even so, she brings all kinds of soul to the song. If you haven’t checked out Grey’s work so far, this video will definitely inspire you to do so, and you’ll end up going down a rabbit hole.

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This lady will become your new favorite artist! Check out the full performance in the link below:

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Source: YouTube/Skylar Grey

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