MTS Management Group is happy to announce the Whiskey and Cigarettes (W&C) country radio show has been nominated for Best Internet Radio Station at the 2016 New Music Awards. W&C joins Taylor Swift, Zac Brown Band, Chris Janson, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and a who’s who of country, top 40, AC and College music stars, among the nominees. W&C was named Best Internet Radio Station at last year’s awards.
W&C host, Nik Pizzigoni said, “I’m extremely proud of this nomination. I’d like to thank everyone who nominated us for this prestigious award. The recognition is both humbling and exhilarating. Thank you to the fans, listeners, labels, pr firms and our wonderful guest artists, for all of their support. Let’s take this puppy home for the second time!”
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.
Whiskey And Cigarettes (W&C) country radio show is hosted by award-winning radio veteran, DJ Nik Pizzigoni. Based in Milan, Italy, W&C plays the best mix of today’s, yesterday’s and tomorrow’s country hits. Known for his unique interviewing style, Nik has featured conversations with some of the biggest country music stars including Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Daniels, Oak Ridge Boys, Collin Raye, Steve Wariner, John Rich, Lee Greenwood 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.