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MTS Artists Receive 20 International Singer Songwriter Association Awards Finalist Nominations


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, Click Here

"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:


USA FINALISTS - Click Here


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


INTERNATIONAL FINALISTS - Click Here


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.

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