MTS Management Group is proud to announce Marshall Dane has been nominated for Country Entertainer of the Year at the 2014 International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA) Awards. This is Marshall’s fourth nomination, this year. He is also nominated for Best Country Male, Best Country Album (One Of These Days) and Songwriter of the Year. The additional nomination was announced late Monday afternoon.
In addition, MTS Records received a Monday afternoon nomination for Best Record Label ,while Whiskey and Cigarettes received a nomination as Best Internet Radio Show. These new nominations give parent company, MTS Management Group, and their clients, a total of 21 nominations in the 2014 IMEA Awards.
The 2nd Annual IMEA Awards will be held on October 4, 2014 at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky. Winners will be determined by a weighted fan vote, industry vote, member vote, and Voting Committee vote. Fans may cast their votes until August 27th, 2014 at 11:59pm ET at http://www.imeaawards.com/vote/music/.Here is an updated list of MTS Management Group artists’ 2014 nominations:
ADULT CONTEMPORARY ARTIST:
Ed Roman and Jiggley Jones
ADULT CONTEMPORARY ALBUM:
Ed Roman – Letters From High Latitudes
Jiggley Jones – A Mountain, A Struggle, A Tunnel, A Light
ADULT CONTEMPORARY SONG:
Jiggley Jones – “Walk On Me”
COUNTRY MALE ARTIST:
Doug Briney and Marshall Dane
Marshall Dane – One Of These Days
Hicks – “Hayride”
Doug Briney – “Unknown Soldier”
Xander Demos and XDB
Xander Demos – “Dancing Through Daggers”
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR:
Marshall Dane, Miqael Persson (aka Hicks) and Xander Demos
VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Doug Briney – “Unknown Soldier”
Hicks – “Unreachable Dream”
MANAGEMENT COMPANY OF THE YEAR:
MTS Management Group
RECORD LABEL OF THE YEAR:
INTERNET RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR:
Whiskey and Cigarettes
COUNTRY ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR:
The International Music and Entertainment Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and serving as an advocate to individuals and organizations within the performing arts and entertainment industries. “Our goal is to promote and recognize new and established artists, bands, musicians, actors, directors, producers, playwrights, composers, songwriters, and filmmakers through performances, showcases, workshops, competitions, conferences, and an annual awards program.” For more information, visit http://www.imeaonline.com.
Marshall Dane is a Canadian country singer/songwriter from Port Credit, Ontario. He is a 4-timeCountry Music Association of Ontario Award Nominee and a 2014 Independent Country Music Association Award Nominee. His debut US single and video, “Alcohol Abuse” charted on several recognized airplay charts, making Marshall one of today’s most exciting new country artists. For more information, visit http://www.marshalldane.com.
“Whiskey and Cigarettes” is the brainchild of Nashville Universe Award Winner and Independent Country Music Association Award Nominee. The show has also been nominated for an Artists In Music Award and a AMG Heritage Award. Each week, Nik plays the best in country music, classic, current and indie, while interviewing some of today’s most interesting and well-known country artists. Past guests have included Charlie Daniels, Steve Wariner, The Oak Ridge Boys, Collin Raye, John Rich, Deana Carter and many others. For more information, visit http://www.whiskeyandcigarettesshow.com.