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.”
UK COUNTRY MUSIC BLOG WITH KELLIE
This week's interview is with 17 year old, U.S. Singer/ Songwriter, Macy Dot who released her debut single, Hot Mess - a few weeks back. I was kindly given the opportunity to talk to Macy about the single, and more. Macy was recently named Young Artist of the Year by the Texas Country Music Association Awards. She also has plans of moving to Nashville.
INTERVIEW WITH WIMBERLY VALLEY RADIO
During my interview with Coach Smith we discuss all about my latest release, what's to come in the future, my plans of moving to Nashville, I attempted to answer the question of the day, we talked about how covid affected the release of my debut single, and much more. We listened to some amazing artists & I even had the chance to hear 'Hot Mess' played live on their show.
VIRTUAL INTERVIEW WITH RIG CRUZ
I’m extremely excited and so thankful for all the support on ‘Hot Mess’. I want to thank my parents for always supporting and encouraging me, Karleigh Paige (my co-writer), Ramy (my producer), John DeFoore, and Chris Keathley who has played guitar with me since I was in junior high. I also want to say a huge thank you to everyone that helped bring ‘Hot Mess’ to life.
ABOUT MACY DOT:
Macy Dot Neal is a 17 year old singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas. She has been named the 2020 Young Artist of the Year by the Texas Country Music Association. 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 is an enthusiastic entertainer who 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, 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. She is currently a senior at Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas. Outside of singing and performing, she is busy as a varsity cheerleader and enjoys volunteering in her community. She loves being a normal teenage girl who is living 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! She has been accepted to Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee where she will double major in songwriting and music business.