MTS Management Group is happy to announce their client, metal/rock guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos was a winner at Sunday’s 2015 Josie Show/Country Blast Radio Awards. Demos won for Rock/Classic Rock Song of the Year for “Dancing Through Daggers.” MTS was also a winner, taking home the Manager of the Year Award. Former MTS client, Doug Briney also won for Best Traditional Country Album, Super Country Cowboy, recorded while on the MTS roster. Other winning artists included Richard Lynch, Jimmy Parker and Matthew Huff. A complete list of winners is available at http://www.josieshowawards.com/2015-award-winners.html.
More than 1000 artists, fans, and industry members converged on Nashville for the Josie Show/Country Blast Radio Awards. The red-carpet event was held on Sunday, September 27th at The Springs at Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN. More than 20 performers took the stage, representing categories in the country, rock, pop, americana, r&b and industry categories. A special award presentation was given to country legend, Razzy Bailey. The event was video taped and will be available for future viewing.
MTS Management Group’s Michael Stover said, “This was a real surprise! This was such a tough category, with so many talented and hard-working folks, who have devoted much time, energy and, I’m sure, finances, to helping to further their artists’ careers. It’s a real honor and blessing to have been given the award this year. It’s a testimony to the incredible artists that I have had the pleasure of working with. This is their award. I’m so proud of Xander, too! We’ve been together the longest of all my artists, and he deserves the recognition, for sure!”
The Award Winning Josie Show has been on the air since October 2009, and has already had over 1,000 guests such as recording artists, Grammy Legends, Platinum Recording Artists, composers, County Music Hall of Fame Legends, writers, movie stars, and also upcoming unsigned artists. This is an all genre show. Hosted by now 20 year old teen radio sensation, recording artist/songwriter, and America’s Radio Sweetheart Josie Passantino. Josie started her radio show at the age of 14 years old and grew her show into a popular Friday night event that has gained a huge audience from around the world. Listeners are able to call in to the live shows with their questions for the guests or participate in the real time chat room where their questions are asked by the host. All episodes are archived on the website www.JosieShow.com. The show is family oriented and safe for all ages.
Country Blast Radio is started by the team of the Award Winning show, “The Josie Show” We play the best mix of all that is Country from signed and independent artists 24/7. This includes Billboard Chart Topping Music, Traditional Country, Modern Country, Country Legends, and Texas Dance Hall. We are a licensed and a national chart reporting station (which includes reporting to Cashbox) that can be heard at www.CountryBlastRadio.com as well as on your smart phone devices by downloading the FREE Live365 app. The station has now syndicated other shows that air on the station weekly.