In anticipation of the release, Macy Dot posted ‘Hot Mess’ themed pictures with detailed captions leaking lyrics to her song to get her followers excited. 'Hot Mess' was released on October 10, 2020, and within the first two weeks, it gained 4,000+ streams on Spotify. Within three months it was played in over 45 countries and on various radio stations across the world. Macy says, “One of my proudest moments was hearing it on the radio for the first time.”
"macy is incredibly talented, has a very positive work ethic, and the drive to really make it in this industry!"
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ABOUT MACY DOT:
Macy Dot Neal is an 18 year old singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas currently residing in Nashville, Tennessee. She was the 2020 Young Artist of the Year by the Texas Country Music Association and most recently named 1 of 8 finalists for the Texas Songwriter U Class of 2022. She’s an enthusiastic performer with her own unique sense of style. With confidence and abundant stage presence, this young rising artist takes the stage and her classic country voice and modern-day persona easily captivate the audience. Austin area performances include SXSW, Rodeo Austin, ACL parties on South Congress, the cherished local tradition celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the Austin Trail of Lights at Zilker Metropolitan Park and numerous local venues including the historic Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos and Poodie’s Hilltop Roadhouse in Spicewood. In addition to writing her own music, she plays the guitar and keyboard and enjoys all genres of music, with her favorite being Country and Christian. She has been performing on stages since the age of two. Over the years she has been recognized with several honors including being named Lindale Idol twice, North Texas Youth Idol, a finalist for junior newcomer of the year at the Gladewater Opry and a Top 5 Finalist for Young Artist of the Year by the Texas Country Music Association for four consecutive years. In addition, she performed as a finalist in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame John Ritter Showcase for three years, the Nashville Spotlight Showcase at CMA Fest in Nashville for two years, John Rich’s Redneck Riviera Opening Celebration at CMA Fest, Nashville Opry Mills Unplugged Series, and Nashville NAMM at the Kyser Showcase. She has been blessed on her journey to open for artists such as Kacey Musgraves, Gary P. Nunn, Zane Williams, The Powell Brothers, Randy Rogers Band, Charlie Robison, Austin Cunningham, Chris Colston, Craig Campbell, Chase McClanahan, Darrin Morris Band, Chrystal Yates, Wayland Hicks, Parmalee, Thompson Square, Riley Redding, Austin Layne, Brother Roscoe, and several others. Macy Dot currently attends Belmont University where she was accepted into the prestigious songwriting program. In addition to studying songwriting and music business in the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, she loves being a normal girl who is living college life to its fullest, experiencing as much as she can, and spending lots of time with friends making memories that will be good material for a hit song someday! Talented, passionate, and creative, she is already a high energy trendsetter known for her authentic and relatable lyrics. Her work ethic, drive, and commitment are paving her way to a successful career in the music industry.