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CMT Honors Mickey Guyton As 'Breakout Artist of the Year'

CMT is set to honor Mickey Guyton as the 2021 "Breakout Artist of the Year" during their annual CMT 'Artists of the Year' event.

In a press release from CMT, "This marks only the fourth time in event history this honor will be bestowed, with the GRAMMY-nominated Guyton joining the ranks of previous honorees Chris Stapleton (2015), Kelsea Ballerini (2016), and Ashley McBryde (2019)."

"We are thrilled to honor the immensely talented Mickey Guyton as this year's 'Breakout Artist of the Year.' After relentlessly chasing her dreams in country music for years, her perseverance, tenacity, and spirit have culminated in this spectacular moment of recognition where she's finally receiving the credit she deserves," shared Leslie Fram, Senior Vice President, Music & Talent, CMT. "Congratulations, Mickey! We look forward to celebrating with you and all of our honorees on October 13th." 

Mickey is also set to perform at the 2021 CMT 'Artists of the Year' ceremony in October alongside other honorees, including Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, and Luke Combs

The 90-minute special will feature never-before-seen performances, collaborations, and congratulatory moments LIVE from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, with additional honorees, performers, and presenters announced in the coming weeks. 

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Be sure to tune in and watch the 2021 CMT 'Artist of the Year' special airing LIVE from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 13 at 9 p/8c on CMT.

Follow along and go behind the scenes with Cody Alan by following along on Instagram at @CodyAlan.

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