Misty Edwards is an American CCM musician from Kansas City, Missouri. Although she is the daughter of a music teacher, Edwards did not begin her career until the age of 19. At age 19, she joined the International House of Prayer as an intern. After she joined she was asked to begin playing the piano at their services. In her role as a leader of IHOP she often leads worship and prayer services. Edwards is now considered to be the second best known leader of IHOP, after Mike Bickle and their most recognizable worship leader. She also writes articles for Charisma.