Skylar Grey

November 30, 2011 -- 10:15 am PST

Current breakthrough singer/songwriter and 54th GRAMMY Awards nominee Skylar Grey was a recent guest for an installment of The Recording Academy's 5 Questions With … series. Held at The Academy's headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., Grey discussed her songwriting process, music education, advice for aspiring artists, and her forthcoming debut album, Invisible.

"'Invisible' is about feeling like you're going through all these extremes to try and get people's attention, or to show [them] who you are," said Grey regarding the title track off her album. "I wanted to have a superhero element to the video because [through] my journey I've found ways to turn my invisibility into super power."

Grey received two nominations for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Rap Song for "I Need A Doctor," a collaboration with Eminem and Dr. Dre. The trio performed the song on the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast in February. Invinsible, her debut album produced by Alex Da Kid, is due in January 2012. The album's first single, "Invisible," was released to digital retailers in August.