The chart-topping Swedish singer and songwriter known as Hicks has changed his stage name to miQa.El. Her latest single is released on November 11.
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, Oct. 21, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Topping the charts, Swedish country music icon Hicks (Miqael Persson) has made his way to international success with quintessential country songs that have garnered acclaim by listeners and music industry icons. With over 160,000 Spotify streams (over 60 million for songs he’s written!) and multiple radio chart-toppers under his belt, as well as Gold and Platinum status for his songs at home, Hicks is no more…
Persson begins a new era in his musical journey by adopting a new stage name, “miQa.El”, while releasing his new animated single, “Walking Medicine”. The song is a milestone for miQa.El, as it signifies his decision to start over in life and create new and meaningful experiences in all areas of life, including his music.
“I felt it was time for a change,” says Persson. “It was a lot of pain and a lot of decision making, but I decided to put Hicks on the shelf…despite all the success, awards and attention. I feel like I’m starting all over again in life. It’s very exciting.
“Walking Medicine” hits radio on October 24, with retail following on November 11. A concept music video will be released on the same day as the commercial release.
With major chart success in the US, UK and parts of the EU, miQa.El is a unique artist with numerous awards and accolades. As Hicks, he was named Europe’s Best Country Artist at the UK CMAs. Additional awards included Best International Country Artist, Best Video, Best Song and many more. Besides writing notable songs for his own discography, miQa.El has also written songs for many famous artists around the world, including Jimi Jamison (Survivor), Bobby Kimball (Toto), Little River Band, Giant ( Dann Huff), WET, Eclipse, Work Of Art, First Signal Grammy nominee Toby Hitchcock, as well as renowned Swedish artists such as Barbados, Magnus Carlsson, Dogge Doggelito, Micke “Syd” Andersson, Pernilla Wahlgren, Brandsta City Släckers and many others.
More details about miQa.El and his new single “Walking Medicine” can be seen at www.facebook.com/TherealmiQa.El.
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