Mickey Guyton, a singer-songwriter who currently lacks unofficial honors, will receive a special “Breakout Artist of the Year” award when CMT presents a special “Breakout Artist of the Year” as part of its “CMT Artists of the Year” on October 1 as part of a live telecast. Will get.
The network has only been praised once before, when Chris Stapleton was named in 2015, Kelsey Ballerini in 2016 and Ashley McBride two years ago.
Of course, the CMT is not taking the exact opportunity of the unknown in Goethe. Although her full-length debut album (“Remember Her Name”) is not coming out until this Friday, Gayton has been providing singles and EPs for more than six years with enough acclaim and media attention – as the network is well aware, premiered in January 2015. The first music video “Better Than You Left Me”.
One of Gaiton’s champions on the network is music and talent senior VP Leslie Frame, who was instrumental in naming the singer in CMT’s Next Women of Country class before her first major-label single came out. When Frame was honored with the Innovation in Music Awards in 2017, he returned the time of his acceptance speech to gather him to bring Gaiton on stage-at the time Gaiton sang Coldplay’s “Yellow” in honor of Frame’s alternative rock radio
“After years of pursuing his dream in country music, his perseverance, perseverance and consciousness have reached this spectacular moment of recognition where he is finally getting the credit he deserves,” Frame said.
The “Artist of the Year” special was broadcast from the Shermarhorn Symphony Center in Nashville on the night of October 1, and was delayed on tape for the West Coast. Gabby Barrett, Kelsey Ballerini and Chris Stapleton.
Guyton recently became the first black female solo artist in history to be nominated for a Country Grammy for her single “Black Like Me”, which she sang on a Grammy telecast earlier this year. She is currently preparing for New Artist of the Year at the CMA Awards coming up in November. At CMT, Guyton was a key player in this summer’s CMT Video Music Awards, performing twice and giving Linda Martel, a leading black female country artist, the Lifetime Achievement Award. He also co-hosted the most recent Academy of Country Music Awards with Keith Urban.
Guyton recently featured in an episode of the series “Live from My Dane” created by artist Dane to feature and discuss his new work and is available at Variety.com.