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MIDYEAR VINYL TOP 50
The world is turning at 33 RPM. (7/26a)
PAUL GETS BACK
Hit series doesn't let us down. (7/26a)
HITS LIST IN GLORIOUS
BLACK-AND-WHITE
The inner circle of Outer Limits (7/26a)
MIDYEAR SONG ACTIVITY & STREAMS
Olivia's in the driver's seat. (7/26a)
THE NEW KID IN TOWN
Thunder from Down Under (7/26a)
NEW & DEVELOPING ARTISTS
From tender shoots to mighty oaks.
MARKETSHARE MANIA
Let's do the numbers.
DELTA VARIANT
It is not the name of a Henry Miller novel.
IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER ROCK STORY?
Could be. Dunno.
Music City
INTRIGUERS MAKING WAVES: MICKEY GUYTON
7/31/20

By Holly Gleason

If the only standing ovation at UMG Nashville’s 2020 Country Radio Seminar showcase at the Ryman—for her femme-empowering “What Are You Gonna Her”—weren’t enough, Guyton returns on the crest of Black Lives Matter with the equally of-the-moment vital truth that is “Black Like Me.”

A powerhouse vocalist of the Carrie Underwood school, the Texas-born and -raised songwriter embraced her personal reality in an industry logjammed for women and struck a powerful chord in this time of reckoning. No surprise, then, that there’s early Grammy buzz for her brand of classic power country.

This 10-year overnight sensation is invested with a singular, real-world perspective of the sort America is clamoring for.