Hicks

Fri
03
Feb

HICKS (Feat. Miqael Persson) Nominated For Best Country Group Award

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Swedish country artist Hicks, with Ryan and Steve Wariner, is nominated for Best Country Group, while "Whiskey and Cigarettes" is up for Best Internet Radio Station at the 2017 New Music Awards.
MTS Management Group is happy to announce Swedish country chart-topper Hicks, with Ryan and Steve Wariner, has been nominated for Best Country Group at the 2017 New Music Awards. Their hit single, "Stomp a Little Louder" is currently in the New Music Weekly Top 10. Fellow MTS client, "Whiskey And Cigarettes" country radio show has been nominated for Best Internet Radio Station, an honor they won in 2015. Nominated for Best New Country Artist are Star 1 Records' Juliana Lawrence and Bryan James, both of whom had New Music Weekly chart hit singles co-promoted by MTS.

The annual New Music Awards are given for excellence in music to both recording artist and radio stations, by New Music Weekly magazine. First round nominations are submitted by members of the press, radio, music industry and fans, with the top performing nominees being selected for the final ballot.  Voting for the winners is underway at http://newmusicweekly.com/?page_id=67190. 2016 winners included Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, anf Florida Georgia Line.

"On behalf of MTS and our nominees, I would like to thank everyone who nominated our clients for these prestigious awards," said Michael Stover of MTS. "This has been an incredible year, and I hope we can cap it off with a win!  Please consider us for your final votes.  Thank you."

Hicks was the 2013 British CMA Awards' Euro Act of the Year, a 2015 Indie Music Channel Awards winner, an Akademia Award Winner, and an Independent Country Music Association Award Winner. He is also a Nashville Universe Award Nominee, a New Music Awards nominee and an IMEA Award Nominee. For more information on Hicks, please visit 

www.hickscountry.com.

"Whiskey And Cigarettes Radio Show" is a weekly show, originating in Milan, Italy, hosted by the "Romeo of the Rodeo" Nik Pizzigoni.  Nik is a Nashville Universe Awards Winner, International Music and Entertainment Association Award Winner, a New Music Awards Winner, AMG Heritage Awards nominee,  and an Independent Country Music Association nominee. The show features a unique blend of classic, current and indie country, trivia, contests, artist spotlights and interviews and Nik's European charm. Previous guests have included Charley Pride, Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Daniels, Steve Wariner, John Rich, Oak Ridge Boys, Lorrie Morgan, Bill Anderson, Luke Bryan, Bryan White, Travis Tritt, Lee Greenwood, Collin Raye and many others.  

www.whiskeyandcigarettesshow.com

New Music Weekly is a nationally distributed trade magazine for the radio and music industries. Following the tradition of Bill Gavin and the Gavin Report, New Music Weekly interprets data from the Spins Tracking System for music industry executives and artists across the United States. Weekly editorial features include highlights of the top singles impacting radio and "spotlights" of new music from the Top40/Pop, Country, AC/Hot, and College music genres.  www.newmusicweekly.com

 

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Thu
13
Oct

STEVE WARINER Guests On Swedish Country Rocker HICKS' New Single

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In 2014, Hicks became the first Swedish country artist to hit the Music Row Top 80 published chart with his debut US release, "Hayride." Hicks also became the first Swede to place his first 3 single releases in the New Music Weekly Top 15...

Now, Hicks has combined his chart-topping songwriting chops with those of country music legend, Steve Wariner on the brand new single release, "Stomp A Little Louder." The new single from Hicks featuring Ryan and Steve Wariner is being released to country radio on October 12th via MTS Records. In addition to co-writing the song, Steve Wariner plays guitar on the track, while his son, Ryan is featured on slide guitar.
Produced by Hicks partner in crime and brother in arms Erik Martensson.

The video was produced in cooperation with GASP/Better Bodies, the clothing line that Hicks wears in his music videos and on stage. It was shot on location at Destination Dallas in Texas. In the video, Hicks works out with professional body builders, fitness girls, and athletes from all areas of expertise. Steve Wariner also makes a cameo appearance in the just-released video:

 

The song will be on all didgital downloads on Friday the 21:st of Oct.

"The message of the song applies to life, in general," said Hicks. "Whatever you want out of life..Stomp A Little Louder, to get it!"

Hicks was the 2013 British CMA Awards' Euro Act of the Year, a 2015 Indie Music Channel Awards winner, an Akademia Award Winner, and an Independent Country Music Association Award Winner. He is also a Nashville Universe Award Nominee, a New Music Awards nominee and an IMEA Award Nominee. For more information on Hicks, please visit
www.hickscountry.com.
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