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Mya Hooks an Appearance on 'Mercy'

November 26, 2009 (8:55 am) GMT
The singer and recent 'Dancing with the Stars' runner-up will visit the NBC show and play the daughter of a patient.

might not get the disco ball trophy on "" this season, but she earns enough credit to guest star in an NBC drama. "" has booked the singer to guest star in an upcoming episode that airs on January 6.

Her role, according to Entertainment Weekly, is the "guitar-slinging, melodramatic musician daughter of a dying 80-year-old man". The patient is under the care of 's Chloe. "Mercy", a medical drama from the point of view of the nurses, is taking a break this week and will return on December 9 before again in hiatus until next year.

Mya finished second on the dancing competition, losing the crown to . After it was announced that she had lost, Mya told E! "There's so much. There's disappointment, dedication, passion and commitment. I've learned multiple amounts of things. It's an experience that you'll never forget for the rest of your life and that you want to share with others."

She is slated to release her sixth studio album in February 2010 under her indie label, Planet 9.

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