Mya Byrne Draws Strength to Be Herself on ‘Rhinestone Tomboy’

Rachel Cholst
April 27, 2023
Nashville Scene

Mya Byrne is racking up plenty of firsts. She is the first openly trans artist to be played on WSM. Her album Rhinestone Tomboy, out Friday, will be the first album on legendary indie label Kill Rock Stars’ Nashville imprint.

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