MTS Management Group is happy to announce Ed Roman and Hicks have both won at the 2015 Indie Music Channel Awards. Ed was awarded Best Male Folk Artist and Best Folk Recording for “Comin’ My Way.” Hicks was awarded Best Country Video for “Mama’s Kitchen.” Both Ed and Hicks were nominated for multiple other awards. The IMC Awards Ceremony took place on April 26, 2015 at the famed Whisky A GoGo in Hollywood, CA.
Other winners include Abi Ann, Al Brake, Lauren Moscato, and Septimius The Great Previous IMC Award Winners include Diamante, Stephanie K, Judith Miller and Tim McDonald. For a list of the 2015 winners, visit http://www.theindiemusicchannel.com/imca4winners.htm.
Indie Music Channel was created by Emmy Award winning TV host, actor & model, Christopher Ewing. “I created the Indie Music Channel and ‘The Radio Cafe’ radio show because I have always felt that there needed to be more support for local, indie artists and their music. There are a lot of really talented singers and bands out here whose music isn’t getting enough radio play, if at all, mostly because they aren’t signed to a big record deal with a major label. Whether these singers or bands have a record deal or not, they still have AWESOME music that deserves to be heard on the radio and on television and now, through the Indie Music Channel, there is an outlet for them to get their music played.” For more information, visit http://www.theindiemusicchannel.com.
Ed Roman is an Award-winning singer/songwriter, performer and multi-instrumentalist from Shelburne, Ontario, Canada. Blurring the lines between pop, rock, folk, and country music genres, Ed’s uniquely crafted songs have received regular rotation on more than 100 terrestrial radio stations across North America. Ed is a 2014 Artists Music Guild Award Nominee and a 2014 Artists In Music Award Nominee. He is also a 2014 International Music and Entertainment Association Award Winner. Ed has performed at the Red Gorilla Music Fest during SXSW, The Millennium Music Conference, and SS Cape May in late March. His current album, Letters From High Latitudes (an homage to his Ontario home) is a critically-acclaimed vehicle for Ed’s socio-political, earthly-conscious and globally-aware messages. This earthy, funky and magical mix of music has earned Ed Roman airplay chart recognition and won over legions of fans around the world, known as “Ed Heads.” For more information, visit http://www.edroman.net.
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 Steve Wariner, Anthony Smith, Dallas Rogers, Dennis Morgan and Sharon Vaughn. In June 2014, “Hayride” became his first official US radio single release on MTS Records. It reached the Music Row chart Top 80, making Hicks the first Swedish artist to chart on Music Row. http://www.hickscountry.com.