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Peppermint Nominated for a 2021 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist

Photo credit: Magnus Hastings

Los Angeles, CA – 2021 - Peppermint - the trailblazing actress, singer, reality star, and activist who continues to defy limitations released the official music video HERE of her first single, "Best Sex" in fall 2020 with the track being lauded with a "Best Songwriter" award for Peppermint & Adam Joseph by World of Wonder's Wowie Awards and also garnering a 2021 GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Music Artist alongside Miley Cyrus, Adam Lambert & Lady Gaga. Logo's New Now Next spotlighted the video HERE with Peppermint saying -""Best Sex" - a song for and about the fuqbois and my addiction to them. "As much as I hate to admit it,the best distraction from the search for love is good sex.""

"Best Sex" is the lead track from her latest album, A Girl Like Me: Letters To My Lovers HERE via PEG Records/Warner Music Group/ADA. A Girl Like Me: Letters To My Lovers is the first in a trilogy of album releases about the three stages of Peppermint's most recent relationship with Entertainment Tonight giving an exclusive first look of Behind The Scenes/In The Studio footage HERE

The album Trilogy took over a year to complete and focuses on Peppermint's personal diary set to music with Volume 1 tackling the subjects of flirtation, lust and love. The new album is available here:

In addition, Peppermint's brand new music video for "Every Morning" HERE is out now. New Now Next premiered the video HERE which features a cameo and guest vocals by actor/model Laith Ashley. ""This song is a fantasy against the back drop that 2020 was the deadliest year on record for trans women and most murders are committed by our boyfriends and lovers who are ashamed of us. Many trans people have to overcome a lot of personal and social obstacles just to survive. Discrimination, violence can stand in the way of leading a healthy and productive life. "Every Morning" is the opposite of that. This video depicts a couple in the throws of love and romance and a partnership where the leading man adores his partner rather than being ashamed of her...which again is the norm for many. The video features renowned recording artist and actor Laith Ashley" says Peppermint. A Girl Like Me: Letters To My Lovers also features a gorgeous cover of the Carole King classic, "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow." View the video HERE "Obviously, I'm a Carole King fan. I love the lyrics, which I think are incredibly relatable in queer relationships and encounters as well as casual moments that may or may not turn into something more. The possibility of a relationship is usually inhibited by social stigma and fear of being seen in public with a trans woman." says Peppermint.

Track Listing

Submission – Interlude

Best Sex - lyric video

Claimed -Interlude

Chosen One lyric video

Worthy - Interlude

A Girl Like Me

Woke - Interlude

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow Music Video HERE and lyric video

Warmth - Interlude

Every Morning music video

Peppermint's star continues to rise thanks to her smashing success as the first out trans contestant to be cast on RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 9) where she finished as runner-up in one of the series' most-talked-about finales Click HERE. Soon after, her talent led her to become the first trans woman to originate a principal musical role (Pythio) on Broadway in the hit Head Over Heels. In addition, Peppermint reunited the Broadway cast of Head Over Heels to perform a medley of Go Go's hits to help raise funds for the Ali Forney Center which benefits the nation's largest homeless LGBTQ organization. Appearing in the video alongside Peppermint are cast members Amber Ardolino, Sharon Catherine Brown, Tom Alan Robins, Andrew Durand, Yurel Echezarreta, Lisa Finegold, Brian Flores, Ari Groover, Tanya Haglund, Arica Jackson, Taylor Iman Jones, Jeremy Kushnier, Gregory Liles, Gavin Lodge, Bonnie Milligan, Samantha Pollino, Justin Prescott, and Rachel York, among others, including Go-Go's members Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, Gina Schock, Kathy Valentine, and Jane Wiedlin. Watch the performance HERE

Peppermint can currently be seen in her new Twitch series "Pepp Talks" HERE where Peppermint and friends review classic black movies each week. You can also catch her on OUTtvgo's new show "Translation." In this weekly roundtable talk series, former contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race; Peppermint, Jiggly Caliente, Sonique, and Carmen Carrera sit together to discuss various topics including politics and dating as they relate to their trans identities.


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