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I'm a:
Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Producer
I play:
Guitar, Bass, Drums
Tell us about yourself:
What if I listened to all the "experts" that told me...

-You're too old
-Don't write country songs
-Radio will never play your songs
-There's no audience for that
-Sure you can sing and your songs are great but it will never work
-Quit... Don't go there... Are you crazy

Then I never would have...
-Been invited to play and represent Sweden at the CMA Fest in Nashville
-Won "Favorite Country Group" at IMN Country Music Awards
-Been nominated for "Best International Artist" and "Video Of The Year" at ICoMA Country Music Awards (2013)
-Had My songs played on thousands of radio stations all around the world
-Done radio and TV interviews in Italy, France, England, Ireland, Australia, USA, Sweden, Norway, Canada, Germany...
-Been nominated for "Song Of The Year" and "Video Of the Year" at Nashville Universe Awards
-Been "Artist Of The Month" on Sky TV in UK
-Play at country festivals in the USA, France, Sweden...
-Got fans from all corners of the world
-Been nominated again and won at 2014 ICoMA Country Music Awards for "Best International Country Artist."
-Been nominated for "Song Of The Year" (Hayride) and "Video Of The Year" (Unreachable Dream) at ICoMA Awards 2014
-Been invited to play at BCMA in London 2014
-Received 3 Nominations at 2014 International Music and Entertainment Awards
-Been nominated for Best European Country Act of the Year, 2014 BCMA Awards
-And... The biggest thing of all.... winning "Best European Country Act Of The Year" at The British CMA in London. (2013)

Good thing I didn't listen to anybody else but myself!

Hicks (Miqael Persson) is an accomplished songwriter from the south of Sweden, with multiple Gold and Platinum records to his credit. His rock-edged songs have been recorded by artists like Jimi Jamison (Survivor), Giant (Dann Huff), Bobby Kimball (Toto), Little River Band, W.E.T. (Featuring Jeff Scott Soto), Grammy nominated Toby Hitchcock and Grammy winner, Barbados. He has also written with Nashville heavy-hitters like Anthony Smith, Dallas Rogers, Dennis Morgan and Sharon Vaughn. In late June 2014, “Hayride” became his first official US radio single release on MTS Records. It is currently climbing the New Music Weekly and Music Row country airplay charts, with the video reaching the Top 3 on Yallwire.com.

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Best European Country Act Of The Year British CMA

Posted on January 7, 2014 at 5:11pm 0 Comments

Sunday November 24th saw Sweden’s country star Hicks (aka Miqael Persson) rounding of the year of major events in London, England by winning the Best European Country Music Act with tough competition from the best in Ireland, Norway, France and Germany.

Collecting the Award at the sell-out Awards show in London was a great honour for him and for once he was nearly speechless, but he managed to thank many people who have helped with his journey. Hicks…


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At 9:00pm on February 25, 2017, Michael Kay said…

We love Hicks!

At 7:22am on August 28, 2015, Michael Kay said…
At 8:38pm on December 3, 2014, Dennis Money said…

Thanks Hicks Have a great week  Dennis

At 5:37pm on November 24, 2014, Brandelilah said…

❥(∩`-´)⊃━━★☆゚.*・。 ❥✧ Thank You My Friend For Your Friendship!

At 1:13pm on November 27, 2013, Paul Pez Zukowski said…

Good to meet you as well

At 6:59pm on November 21, 2013, Cindy Larson said…

You're very welcome :)

At 2:08pm on November 21, 2013, Joe Clark said…

yes nice to meet you and enjoying your videos too ! thanks

At 10:49pm on October 24, 2013, George Brunner Boettcher said…

Hey there,

I dig your Hayride song! Nice work man. I wanted to check out exactly who I was all up against for Songwriter of the year! lol

Have a great day!


At 6:17pm on August 27, 2013, Doug Briney said…

Thanks for the friendship.  Looking forward to one day getting to Europe and playing there.

At 10:33am on August 27, 2013, Michael Kay said…

Call me a fan!  I love Hayride video.  When are you coming to the states?




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