MTS Artists Receive 20 International Singer Songwriter Association Awards Finalist Nominations
MTS Management Group artists received 8 USA and 10 International Finalist Nominations. MTS President Michael Stover received 2 more.
I’m so honored to work with all of these fantastic artists, and they really deserve the recognition from their peers and the fans.”— Michael Stover, President, MTS Management Group
MTS Management Group is proud to announce the “MTS Family” has received 20 Finalist Nominations for the 2019 International Singer Songwriters Association (ISSA) Awards. 8 USA and 10 International Finalist Nominations were handed down, while MTS President Michael Stover received two additional Finalist Nominations for Publicist and Promoter of the Year. Winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony, held August 3, 2019, at the Dawson Country Performing Arts Center in Atlanta, GA.
The International Singer Songwriters Association was founded by Tamanie Dove, a singer-songwriter from Nashville, now residing in Atlanta who is dedicated to supporting and serving independent artists, and encouraging aspiring and professional singers and songwriters in all genres of music worldwide. For more information, please visit issasongwriters.com/.
“Thank you to everyone who voted for us this year,” said Stover. “I’m so honored to work with all of these fantastic artists, and they really deserve the recognition from their peers and the fans. Congrats to everyone, and we look forward to seeing everyone in Atlanta this August!”
The list of “MTS Family” 2019 ISSA Finalist Nominations:
2019 ISSA AWARDS USA FINALISTS Entertainer of the Year (Bronze, Silver, Gold Winners) Black Cadillac Kings Brenda Loomis Band Cliff Wheeler Band Electric Mud Hughes Taylor Band Jeff Smithart Jessie Lynn Lance Curtis Paul Gargiulo Band Richard Lynch Band Separate Charm Sera Bullis The Frost Todd Apfel Who Shot Lizzy?
ENTERTAINER: Richard Lynch
MALE VOCALIST: Richard Lynch
MALE RISING STAR: Matt Westin
BAND: Love Stallion and Richard Lynch Band
ALBUM: Love Stallion “Unforgettable Ride”; Richard Lynch “Mending Fences”
BAND SINGLE: Richard Lynch Band “Pray on the Radio”
PROMOTER: Michael Stover
PUBLICIST: Michael Stover
2019 ISSA AWARDS INTERNATIONAL FINALISTS Entertainer Of The Year Destiny Band Oz Guy Paul Thibault JJ Roots Lisa Richard Lyia Meta Lyric Dubee Robert Campbell Steve Newsome Female Vocalist Of The Year (Bronze, Silver, Gold Winners) Cailin Green Cheryl Nye Dolly Dunn Esther Van Kommer Jimena Arroyo Katherine Brondsted Lisa Richard …
FEMALE RISING STAR: Tia McGraff
BAND: Across The Board
ALBUM: Across The Board “Sonic Boom” and Cory M. Coons “The Long Road Home”
FEMALE SINGLE: Tia McGraff “Let Em See Your Strong”
MALE SINGLE: Cory M Coons “Would You Stay”
BAND SINGLE: Across The Board “Sonic Boom”
FEMALE SONGWRITER: Tia McGraff
MUSIC VIDEO: Ed Roman “Red Omen”
PROMOTER: Tia McGraff
ABOUT MTS MANAGEMENT GROUP: Founded in 2010 by Award-winning songwriter, musician, and producer, Michael Stover. A music industry veteran of over 30 years, Michael is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, with a degree specializing in the Music and Video business. Michael has used that education to gain a wealth of experience within the industry: from retail music manager and DJ to two-time Billboard Magazine Contest winning songwriter, performer, and chart-topping producer, and finally, award-winning artist manager, publicist, promoter and label president. In just 9 years, MTS Records has released 34 Top 40 New Music Weekly country chart singles, including TWELVE #1s and 8 Top 85 Music Row chart singles. MTS has also promoted 18 Top 25 iTunes chart singles, including 7 Top 5s and a 4 #1s! Michael has written columns featured in Hypebot, Music Think Tank, and Fair Play Country Music, among others. For more information, please visit www.mtsmanagementgroup.com.
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