JD Micals was born in Oklahoma and raised in a military family. He served in the United States Marine Corps and began writing poetry and songs at an early age. JD spent many years in Nashville as a songwriter and working in production studios. Some of the artists that he has worked with include Johnny Russell, Charlie Walker, Del Reeves, Doug Stone, Kitty Wells, Billy “Crash” Craddock and Vern Gosdin to name a few. After moving to Greenville, SC, JD started the Hollywood Starlight Show to feature the classic country music not heard on today’s commercial radio. In 2008, he partnered with Sheila Miles on the radio show and together they formed Starlight Entertainment Promotions, Inc. They worked with acts like, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Bellamy Brothers, Billy Joe Royal, Ronnie McDowell, Gene Watson, Leon Everette, Tracy Lawrence, Tracy Byrd, and Ritchie McDonald. In February 2012, JD signed with Pretty World Records. The first release was “Mom’s Old Wooden Chair”. Which charted at #17. The follow up single, “Me and Bobby McGee”, a duet with Heather Myles, made it to #9. While it was still in the charts, the third release “Burn That Bridge” debuted at #42. It went on to be a #1 hit, staying in the charts for 26 weeks. The fourth release, another hit single, was a tribute to the late George Jones. JD has just come off with another smash hit, “If It Weren’t For Country Music I’d Go Crazy”, which topped the charts at number 8. JD’s latest hit is an old Jim Reeves song that JD and Leona Williams have partnered up on entitled, “He’ll Have To Go – He’ll Have To Stay”.

Projects for 2014 include a compilation of rare Jim Reeves songs entitled “Studio B/The B Side”.