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Spotlight on Women in Music with Mykel Hunter: Mickey Guyton

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Musical artist Mickey Guyton recently made history in becoming the first Black woman to be nominated in a country music category in the 2021 Grammy Awards. 

Raised in Texas, Candace Mycale Guyton, also known as Mickey, was exposed to various forms of music.

Her song, 'Black Like Me', which describes her experiences as a Black woman in the country music industry, earned Guyton her first Grammy nomination for Best Solo Country Performance.

Click below to hear her story on Spotlight on Women in Music with Mykel Hunter. 

As the host of Mornings with Mykel, Mykel Hunter's warm, honey-toned voice is one of the first WEAA listeners hear each morning. The savvy multi-media personality delivers a deep natural passion for everything media and motivating and connecting with people from all walks of life. Mykel is a graduate of Morgan State University and is a sought-after professional voice-over artist who has worked for an Atlanta-based reality show, Empowerment Temple Church in Baltimore, and various other companies.
Baltimore native, Micarie Kemp has always been passionate about working in the media.