Country stars have enviable bank accounts, elaborate homes and a whole lot of stage time. They hit up red carpets and fly around the world, getting mobbed by fans wherever they go. But could it be that, despite those obvious differences, country stars are just like us?
Mickey Guyton's new song "Black Like Me" describes a childhood spent feeling different and out of place because of her skin color, but the singer says it was inspired by her struggles in Nashville, too.
Mickey Guyton, who is one of mainstream country music's few black artists, is grateful for the public displays of support, especially from those she did not necessarily expect to speak out so directly.