|Instruments||Vocals, acoustic guitar|
|Labels||Mirrome, Brown Bear, Aspirion|
Miko Marks is an American country singer. She was born in Flint, Michigan. She attended Grambling State University. She later moved to San Francisco. Marks was named Best New Country Artist at the 2006 New Music Weekly Awards.
Marks released her debut single, "Freeway Bound," in 2005. It was followed by her debut album, also titled Freeway Bound, which was released on September 13, 2005. Three further singles ("Kickin' Back," "Mama," and "Don't Come Cryin' to Me") were released from the album in 2006. "Mama" featured Marks' first music video, which included a guest appearance by Erykah Badu assuming the title role. Her second studio album, It Feels Good, followed in 2007 after the release of lead-off single "Locked and Loaded." Both were produced by Ron Cornelius and released under the Mirrome Records imprint.
In his review of It Feels Good, Stewart Mason of allmusic awarded the album 3 and 1/2 stars, drawing comparisons to the Dixie Chicks and Gretchen Wilson while commenting that the album "clicks on every level, making it a solidly enjoyable neo-traditionalist country listen."
Despite receiving critical praise for her work, Miko Marks has failed to chart any of her albums or singles on the Billboard charts.
|2007||It Feels Good
|2005||"Freeway Bound"||Freeway Bound|
|"Don't Come Cryin' to Me"|
|2007||"Locked & Loaded"||It Feels Good|
|2007||"Locked & Loaded"||Edward Rosenblum|
|2006||New Music Weekly||Best New Country Artist||Won|
|The Independent Music Awards||Country Album of the Year - Freeway Bound||Won|
|2007||Independent Music Awards||Country Song of the Year - "Freeway Bound"||Won|
|2008||Independent Music Awards||Country Album of the Year - "It Feels Good"||Nominated|
|2008||Independent Music Awards||Country Song of the Year- "It Feels Good"||Won|