Mickey Guyton

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The road between debut single and debut studio album doesn’t usually take as long as singer Mickey Guyton experienced, but the country artist has been busy breaking down barriers every step of the way.

Guyton originally moved to California after high school to pursue music, but she eventually relocated to Nashville in 2011. The year seemed full of momentum for Guyton, who auditioned for UMG Nashville and was eventually signed to the label’s Capitol Records division.

But the pressure of being one of the few Black artists in country music began to take its toll. 

Guyton soldiered on, releasing her debut EP Unbreakable in 2014 and following it with a self-titled EP in 2015, but her debut studio album remained on hold.

A major change came when Guyton released the powerful single ‘Black Like Me’ in early 2020, which received critical and social media attention, though country radio didn’t play it. 

Guyton released her third EP, titled Bridges, later that year, and garnered two big firsts: She became the first Black female country artist to perform at the Academy of Country Music Awards and earn a Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance. 

In 2021, she announced her debut studio album Remember Her Name.

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ESSENTIALSThe Best Mickey Guyton Songs

A list of 10 songs that show Mickey Guyton is the voice of today.

Mickey Guyton - Remember Her Name Album Cover

Mickey Guyton - Remember Her Name

Not your run-of-the-mill country album by any measure, Mickey Guyton has stepped up and grabbed her moment in the spotlight here. Exploring everything from romance and abandonment to self-esteem and social justice, Remember Her Name is a milestone record.

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Mickey Guyton's New Single is Officially Here

Get excited and listen to 'Remember Her Name', the first song off Guyton's forthcoming debut album of the same name.

Awards - ACM Awards

Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton to Host ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music has today announced the hosts for the 56th Awards ceremony.

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Mickey Guyton performs 'Black Like Me' on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The star performed a stripped back version of her hit single last night.

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Mickey Guyton performs 'O Holy Night' on Today.

Her rendition is featured on Apple Music's Carols Covered.