Capitol Records Nashville’s Mickey Guyton sat down with Gayle King for an in-depth profile that aired yesterday, August 4, on CBS This Morning. Mickey who has been featured on several Best Of and Who To Watch lists in 2015 including NPR, Billboard, Rolling Stone and Time Out NY, caught the attention of King after a performance at the UNCF An Evening of Stars event that aired on BET in June. The profile features an intimate interview as well as day-in-the-life footage from Bethel, New York where Mickey was the opening act on Brad Paisley’s Crushin’ It World Tour.
The Texas native will be featured in the September issue of Essence magazine on newsstands August 14. Mickey has also been highlighted in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal and she made her television debut in March on ABC’s Good Morning America where she performed the powerful ballad “Better Than You Left Me.”
Mickey Guyton released her self-titled EP on May 26. She co-wrote two of the four tracks featured on the EP and collaborated with award-winning producers Nathan Chapman (Taylor Swift), Dann Huff (Keith Urban) and Luke Laird (Kacey Musgraves). Currently putting the finishing touches on her debut album, Mickey will continue to tour with Brad Paisley on the Crushin’ It World Tour through October.