Sam Gray (musician)

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Sam Gray
Birth name Samuel Gray
Also known as JUIC3BOX
Genres Pop rock, country
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2010–present
Labels NHMM
Associated acts Brown & Gray, Hardwell, DJ Katch, Solano, Manovski Alle Farben, The Magician (musician), Julian Perretta, Nile Rodgers, Tobtok, Julian Martel, Abi Phillips

Sam Gray is an English singer and songwriter from Hull, England, who has composed songs for a multitude of artists including Hardwell, DJ Katch, Solano, Abi Phillips (from the British soap opera Hollyoaks), Manovski, Ben Saunders, Alle Farben, Julian Martel, The Magician, Julian Perretta, Nile Rodgers, and Tobtok, garnering over 100 million streams in the process along with multiple top chart hits around the world.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


Following his success as a songwriter in 2010, Gray embarked on a solo career with his three-piece band and toured as a special guest for The Overtones, East 17, Westlife, David Ford, Charlie Simpson, and Peter Andre, playing venues such as The O2 Arena and the London Palladium.[7][8][9]

His debut album Brighter Day was released on 24 October 2011,[10] and featured his previously BBC Radio 2 playlisted debut single, "Cartwheel Queen", and "Two Hearts", the original song covered by Ben Saunders. The album was produced by Brendan Lynch and featured several guest musicians, including drummers Steve White and Alan White, along with Ocean Colour Scene bassist Damon Minchella.

In November 2011, Gray was named as Caffè Nero's Artist of the Month for November and December, coinciding with a nationwide tour of their coffee shops until the end of the year.[11]

Gray's single, "This Girl", has been viewed more than 325,000 times on YouTube.[12]

Alongside Danish DJ and producer Jack Rowan, Gray competed in the 2013 Danish National Song Contest, the Danish national selection for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. They performed the song "Invincible", which was eliminated in the finals.

Under the moniker JUIC3BOX, Sam partnered with singer-songwriter Alice France to release the single "True Love".[13] The single has surpassed 2.2 million streams, and was added to the SiriusXM BPM playlist.[14][15]

Gray is currently writing and performing with Kaci Brown as one half of country music duo, Brown & Gray.[16] Their debut single has surpassed 2.7 million streams and 1.7 million YouTube plays.[17][18][5][19] Top Down is a Highway Find in the US, and featured on the BBC Radio 2 B Playlist in the UK.[20][21]



Year Album Peak chart
2011 Brighter Day N/A
2013 Too Much of a Good Thing N/A


Year Single Peak chart
2011 "Cartwheel Queen" N/A
"Brighter Day" N/A
2012 "All of My Life"
"This Girl"
2017 "Top Down" N/A As Brown and Gray
"It's Not Christmas ('Til You Come Around)" N/A As Brown and Gray


  1. ^ "Ben Saunders Albums - AOL Music". Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Sam Gray | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  3. ^ "Sam Gray (4)". Discogs. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  4. ^ "Sam Gray". Spotify. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  5. ^ a b "BROWN & GRAY". Spotify. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  6. ^ "Sam Gray – Notting Hill Music". Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  7. ^ "Hit or miss: Sam Gray". Sugarscape. 2011-09-15. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  8. ^ "Sam Gray: Dig The New Breed". HuffPost UK. 2012-11-14. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  9. ^ "Sam Gray". Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  10. ^ "Brighter Day: Sam Gray". MP3 Downloads. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2011. 
  11. ^ "Caffe Nero". Caffe Nero. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  12. ^ "Sam Gray - This Girl". YouTube. 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 
  13. ^ NHMM, LLC (2017-08-09), JUIC3BOX + Alice France - True Love (Official Music Video), retrieved 2018-03-08 
  14. ^ "JUIC3BOX". Spotify. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  15. ^ France, Alice (2017-10-25). "OMFG we just been added to BPM radio with #TrueLove!don't even know what to say but a big THANKS to @bpm_playlist & @SIRIUSXM". @IamAliceFrance. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  16. ^ "Notting Hill Music Launches NHMM Label and Management Division". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-01-25. 
  17. ^ NHMM, LLC (2017-09-07), BROWN & GRAY - Top Down (Official Video), retrieved 2018-03-08 
  18. ^ NHMM, LLC (2017-08-21), Top Down (Official Lyric Video), retrieved 2018-03-08 
  19. ^ "BROWN & GRAY on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  20. ^ "SiriusXM The Highway". Retrieved 2018-03-08. 
  21. ^ 2, BBC Radio. "New to the BBC Radio 2 Playlist this week". @bbcradio2. Retrieved 2018-03-08. 

External links

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