Mickey Guyton performs on the TODAY Citi Concert Series. (August 26, 2022) Photo Credit: Nathan Congleton
Mickey Guyton debuted her brand-new song “Somethin’ Bout You” on NBC’s TODAY Citi Concert Series this morning. Performing live from the TODAY show plaza in New York City, Guyton also sang fan-favorites “Rosé,” “Lay It On Me,” and “All American.” Watch Guyton perform “Somethin’ Bout You” HERE.
Consequence of Sound notes, “Mickey Guyton often manages to capture all the things that make country music great,” and says her latest tune is “easy, breezy, and sweet…. three minutes of bliss,” while Rolling Stone says Guyton “celebrates human connection in an unabashed love song.”
Listen to Mickey Guyton’s “Somethin’ Bout You” HERE
“Somethin’ Bout You,” written by Guyton with Tyler Hubbard and David Garcia, serves as the first of three new songs expected this year from the Texas-native. The song follows Guyton’s groundbreaking, GRAMMY-contending debut album Remember Her Name. The critically acclaimed 16-song project was hailed by the Associated Press as “a powerful and personal debut,” while Guyton earned praise from NPR which noted, “[Guyton] raises the rafters and distills emotion with impeccable clarity. Her high notes thrill, her nuance in storytelling captivates. A star for our times claims her place.”
About Mickey Guyton Capitol Nashville’s Mickey Guyton “raises the rafters and distills emotion with impeccable clarity. Her high notes thrill, her nuance in storytelling captivates. A star for our times claims her place” (NPR). Guyton’s latest song “Somethin’ Bout You” is the first of three new songs expected this year, following her critically acclaimed debut album Remember Her Name.
With Remember Her Name, Mickey made history as the first Black artist to earn a GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album. Title track “Remember Her Name” also landed Mickey with GRAMMY nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance. This follows Mickey’s groundbreaking GRAMMY nomination as the first-ever Black female solo artist to earn a nod in a country category (Best Country Solo Performance) for “Black Like Me” which she performed as part of the 2021 awards ceremony. “Black Like Me” was named one of the Top 10 all-genre songs of 2020 by NPR, Billboard and Associated Press. She also co-hosted the 56thAcademy of Country Music Awards on CBS along with Keith Urban and she was named CMT’s 2021 Breakout Artist of the Year. Audiences around the world watched Mickey deliver a powerful message of inclusivity and togetherness with her “awe-inspiring,” “soulful and soaring” national anthem at Super Bowl 56 in Los Angeles.
Mickey and her music have been featured on the cover of Billboard and profiled in The New Yorker, The New York Times and Rolling Stone. Over the last year she has been featured in American Songwriter, BBC News, CBS This Morning, Ebony, Elle, Ellen, Entertainment Weekly, Essence, HITS, The Kelly Clarkson Show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine’s Vulture, PEOPLE, Pollstar, TODAY Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, USA Today, Variety, VIBE, The View, Vogue, The Washington Post and many more.
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