“Whiskey And Cigarettes Show” Welcomes New Music Awards Nominee, Hicks
Whiskey and Cigarettes Country Radio Show is happy to announce the airing of their exclusive interview with Swedish country rocker and 2017 New Music Awards nominee, Hicks. Hicks joined award-winning host, DJ Nik Bernitz Pizzigoni, to discuss his burgeoning career and his current hit single with Steve Wariner and Ryan Wariner, “Stomp A Little Louder.”
The interview with Hicks will air this coming Sunday, February 12, 2017 between 11am ET-3pm ET. The live show airs on Military Brotherhood Radio at http://www.militarybrotherhoodradio.com. Whiskey And Cigarettes is also re-broadcast on internet and am/fm syndicate stations, and their affiliates around the world. The show is also available on demand, on Soundcloud and at www.whiskeyandcigarettesshow.com.
Hicks (Miqael Persson) is an accomplished songwriter from the south of Sweden, with multiple Gold and Platinum records to his credit. His rock-edged songs have been recorded by artists like Jimi Jamison (Survivor), Giant (Dann Huff), Bobby Kimball (Toto), Little River Band, W.E.T. (Featuring Jeff Scott Soto), Grammy nominated Toby Hitchcock and Grammy winner, Barbados. He has also written with Nashville heavy-hitters like Anthony Smith, Dallas Rogers, Dennis Morgan and Sharon Vaughn.
In late June 2014, “Hayride” became his first official US radio single release on MTS Records. The song reached the New Music Weekly Top 10 and the Music Row Top 80, making him the first Swedish country act to achieve this status.
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. Hicks’ latest single, “Stomp A Little Louder” features country legend and co-writer, Steve Wariner and Wariner’s son, Ryan. 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.
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