Claire Elise Boucher (/buːˈʃeɪ/; born March 17, 1988), known professionally as Grimes, is a Canadian musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Her music incorporates varied styles, including dream pop, synth-pop, art pop, electronic, experimental pop, R&B, and hip hop. She has released five studio albums, two extended plays, eleven singles, and four promotional singles.
Born and raised in Vancouver, Grimes began releasing music independently late in the first decade of the 2000s, releasing two albums, Geidi Primes and Halfaxa in 2010 on Arbutus Records. She subsequently signed with 4AD and rose to prominence with the release of her third studio album, Visions, in 2012. Visions includes the singles "Genesis" and "Oblivion" and received the Juno Award for Electronic Album of the Year. Following this, in 2015 her fourth studio album, Art Angels, was released and received critical praise as several publications named it the best album of the year. Her fifth studio album, Miss Anthropocene, was released in 2020.