Holly Brook Hafermann (born February 23, 1986), better known by her stage name Skylar Grey, is an American recording artist from Mazomanie, Wisconsin. Grey, a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, was initially signed to Machine Shop Recordings, under the name Holly Brook, where she released her debut album Like Blood Like Honey, in 2006. In 2010, she co-wrote the three versions of "Love the Way You Lie" (for Eminem and Rihanna) with Alex da Kid, who signed her to his KIDinaKORNER record label. Grey has also been featured as a guest vocalist on several hit singles, including Fort Minor's "Where'd You Go", Diddy-Dirty Money's "Coming Home", Dr. Dre's "I Need a Doctor", Lupe Fiasco's "Words I Never Said" and Kaskade's "Room for Happiness". Her major-label debut studio album Don't Look Down, was released on July 9, 2013.