Mickey Guyton named 2021 CMT ‘Breakout Artist of the Year’

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Mickey Guyton
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CMT has revealed Mickey Guyton as the 2021 recipient of the Breakout Artist of the Year at the 2021 CMT Artists of the Year event, taking place October 13 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

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In addition to accepting her award, Guyton will perform at the ceremony, which is set to air live on the 13th at 9p/8c on CMT.

Guyton is only the fourth artist to accept the honor with past recipients including 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.” Said CMT SVP/Music & Talent, Leslie Fram. “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.”

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