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Grimes

Biography

Electronic dark wave and synthpop artist whose 2012 album Visions earned the 2013 JUNO Award for Electronic Record of the entire year. She went to McGill School in Montreal where she examined Russian books and neuroscience. She composed the melody “Oblivion,” which became an indie feeling and was positioned #1 on Pitchfork’s Best Monitors in 2012. She’s a stepbrother who rapped beneath the name Jay Suitable. She’s cited Mariah Carey as a significant influence.

Quick Facts


Full Name Grimes
Date Of Birth March 17, 1988
Place Of Birth Vancouver, Canada
Height 1.65 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality Canadian
Children Carl Grimes
Parents Sandy Garossino
Siblings Jay Worthy
Awards Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Best EDM/Dance Video, Juno Award for Video of the Year
Nominations Polaris Music Prize, NME Award for Best Album, MuchMusic Video Award for Video of the Year, Juno Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Post-Production, NME Award for Best Solo Artist, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Director, NME Award for Best International Solo Artist, Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year, NME Award for Best Band Blog or Twitter, NME Award for Best Music Video, Juno Award for Recording Package of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Fan Fave Video, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Pop Video
Movies Tabula Rasa
Star Sign Pisces

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tattoo Fixers on Holiday 2017 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Before I Fall 2017 performer: "Genesis", "Art Angels" / writer: "Genesis", "Art Angels" - as Claire Elise Boucher
Glastonbury 2016 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Sticky Notes 2016 performer: "Dream Fortess", "Skin", "Be A Body", "Symphonia IX My Wait Is U" / writer: "Dream Fortess", "Skin", "Be A Body", "Symphonia IX My Wait Is U" - as Claire Elise Boucher
Mon ex à moi 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
It's Only the End of the World 2016 performer: "Genesis" / writer: "Genesis" - as Claire Élise Boucher
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Madam Secretary 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Best Before 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Orphan Black TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Waterloo Road 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Kesäkaverit 2014 performer: "Skin" / writer: "Skin" - as Claire Elise Boucher
Later... With Jools Holland 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Arbitrage 2012 performer: "Symphonia IX my wait is u" / writer: "Symphonia IX my wait is u"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grimes ft. Janelle Monáe: Venus Fly 2017 Video short
Grimes X Hana: The Ac!d Reign Chronicles 2016 Video short
Grimes: Kill v Maim 2016 Video short

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grimes ft. Janelle Monáe: Venus Fly 2017 Video short
Grimes: Kill v Maim 2016 Video short
Tabula Rasa 2012/I Short Saint-Boniface (as Claire Boucher)

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grimes ft. Janelle Monáe: Venus Fly 2017 Video short
Grimes X Hana: The Ac!d Reign Chronicles 2016 Video short
Grimes: Kill v Maim 2016 Video short

Art Director

Art Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grimes: Kill v Maim 2016 Video short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grimes X Hana: The Ac!d Reign Chronicles 2016 Video short Herself
Glastonbury 2016 2016 TV Mini-Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Tout le monde en parle 2015 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2012 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Later... With Jools Holland 2012 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Best Before 2015 TV Series Herself

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