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AS FEATURED IN THE NEW, BEST-SELLING GUIDE TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY FROM SIMON TAM!

MTS Management Group is more than just an artist management/publicity/promotions company…It is where INDIE artists get MAJOR exposure! Specializing in full-service artist management, publicity and promotions, radio and social media campaigns for new and established independent artists and indie labels, MTS Management Group and MTS Records are on the cutting edge of today’s new music business.

Founded in 2010 by Award-winning songwriter, musician and producer, Michael Stover.   A music industry veteran of over 30 years, Michael is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, with a degree specializing in the Music and Video business.  Michael has used that education to gain a wealth of experience within the industry: from retail music manager and DJ, to two-time Billboard Magazine Contest winning songwriter, performer and chart-topping producer, and finally, award-winning artist manager, publicist, promoter and label president.  In just 8 years, MTS Records has released 33 Top 40 New Music Weekly country chart singles, including TWELVE #1s and 8 Top 85 Music Row chart singles.  MTS has also promoted 8 Top 25 itunes chart singles, including 3 Top 5s and a #1!  Michael has written columns featured in Hypebot, Music Think Tank,  and Fair Play Country Music, among others.

Michael has managed and/or promoted artists and events from the United States, UK, Canada, Denmark, Italy, Australia and Sweden, making MTS a truly international company. These artists include original Anthrax vocalist, Neil Turbin (DeathRiders, Bleed the Hunger); Country For a Cause, featuring Lulu Roman, John Berry, T Graham Brown, Buddy Jewell, Billy Yates, Ronnie McDowell, and Bobby Lewis; NAMM Metal Jam 2014-15, featuring members of Anthrax, Dio, King Diamond, Racer X, Alcatrazz, Great White, Badlands, Circle II Circle, Hurricane, Jon Oliva’s Pain, Femme Fatale, Leatherwolf, Lizzy Borden, Death, London, Fight, Lynch Mob, Metal Church, Michael Schenker Group, Mountain, Nitro, Obituary, Savatage, Jeff Scott Soto Band, Buddy Miles Band, The Babys, and Deicide; Platinum-selling country artist, Billy Gilman; metal guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos (James Rivera, Ripper Owens, Sabbath Judas Sabbath); multi-gold and platinum award winning Swedish singer/songwriter, Hicks; Sony songwriting duo, Fitzsimon and Brogan; Canadian country heartthrob, Marshall Dane; Award-winning country artist, Doug Briney; Canadian redneck diva, Amy Rose; Top 100 CMT country princess, Josey Milner; Music City Hayride, featuring Bobby G. Rice and Leona Williams; Top 100 No Depression artists, Jiggley Jones and The Banner Days; Melodic Rock Records artist, Bryan Cole; Award-winning Canadian multi-instrumentalist, Ed Roman; top syndicated radio show, Whiskey and Cigarettes; #1 Canadian country trio, Western Avenue, featuring Matt Williams; Seattle chart-topper, March to May; IMEA Award-winning singer/songwriter, Billy Grima; Alabama-based country rocker, Donica Knight; and Texas-based country pageant queen, Madelyn Victoria; Swedish country singer/songwriter, TJ Leonard; Star One and Shine On Records; Australian big jazz band for kids, Kinderjazz; Independent Country Music Hall of Famer, Richard Lynch; Award-winning Broadway, Jazz and R&B singer, Eloise Laws; Canadian country singer/songwriter/producer, Jim Levatte; Philly-based singer/songwriter and worship leader, Eddy Mann; VH1 Save The Music Finalist, JJ McGuigan; Former BET Networks host and Christian r&b artist, Rahn Anthoni; “Turbo Twang” country artist, Wayne Warner; Billboard chart-topper Bonnie Tyler; WSM Radio On-Air Personality Sam Rochford; Multi-platinum Italian producer/songwriter, Dom Capuano; Seattle Navy veteran and blues pop artist, Phillip Broussard; Cherish Lee, daughter of country legend Johnny Lee and Dallas star, Charlene Tilton; London’s West End star, Nina Soderquist and US Billboard chart-topper with Blue Swede (“Hooked On a Feeling”) Bjorn Skifs; Legendary country singer-songwriter, Margie Singleton; New Queen of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent; American Idol contestant, Briana Tyson; country heart throb, Matt Westin; Nashville singer-songwriter, Jeremy Parsons; Prolific mixer Christos Tsantil (P. Diddy, Mary J. Blige, Mobb Deep, Mos Def, Brandy, Big Pun, Queen Latifah, Patti LaBelle); Philly Christian R&B sensation, Christa Deana; Toronto-based alternative rock act, Across The Board; Texas country singer-songwriter Heather Whitney; Dallas r&b artist and son of Four Sonics member, Eddie Daniels, Clayton Morgan; Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and author, Tia McGraff, Denver hair-metal darlings, Love Stallion, Canadian singer-songwriter Cory M. Coons (produced by Ron Nevison – Heart, Styx, Survivor), Top 25 FolkDJ chart artist, James Lee Baker, #1 Roots chart artist, Bill Abernathy, among others.

Capitalizing on his knowledge of all facets within the industry, Michael and MTS Management Group have become THE Independent Artist Management, Publicity and Promotions firm and record label.

 

Michael Stover and MTS Management Credits

Organizations

–Country Music Association (CMA)
–Grammy Recording Academy (NARAS)
–European Academy of Country Music (EACM)
–BMI
–Roots Music Association
–International Music And Entertainment Association (IMEA)
–Nashville Universe
–Inspirational Country Music Association (ICM)
–New Country Music Association (NCMA)
–Josie Music Awards (JMA)
–Texas Country Music Association (TCMA)

 

Awards

–2018 Independent Online Film Festival, Official Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2019 Harrogate Film Festival, Official Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Anchorage International Film Festival, Official Selection Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Starlight Film Awards, Official Selection Madelyn Victoria “Right Here With You”
–2018 Red Woods Film Festival, Official Selection Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Florida Country Radio Awards Nominee, Jeremy Parsons (Rising Male Star)
–2018 Florida Country Radio Awards Nominee, Richard Lynch (Male Entertainer)
–2018 Florida Country Radio Awards Nominee, Heather Whitney (Female Entertainer)
–2018 Radio Music Awards Winner, Cory M. Coons (Best Americana Artist, Best Rock Songwriter)
–2018 Radio Music Awards Nominee, Clayton Morgan (Best Dance Artist)
–2018 Radio Music Awards Winner, Across The Board (Best Rock Song)
–2018 Radio Music Awards Winner, Margie Singleton (Best Gospel Artist)
–2019 Roffeke Rock N Roll Film Festival, Kenya, Official Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Lift Off Sessions, November Winner, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Covenant Awards (Canadian Gospel Music Association), Pop Rock Album Nominee, Across The Board
–2018 Independent Talents International Film Festival, Official Nominee, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Summer Short Film Festival Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Animation Marathon Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Prisma Film Awards, Semi-Finalist, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 New York City International Film Festival, Official Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Indie Music Hall of Fame, Songwriter, Michael Stover
–2018 Indie Music Hall of Fame, Artists, Richard Lynch, Margie Singleton, Jeremy Parsons, JJ McGuigan, Cory M. Coons, Heather Whitney, Clayton Morgan, Ed Roman, Fitzsimon and Brogan
–2018 Alternative Film Festival, Nominee, Best Music Video, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Alternative Film Festival, Nominee, Best Music Video, Across The Board “She’s Listening”
–2018 KrakenCon Film Festival, Official Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 European Film Festival, Finalist, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Josie Music Awards, Winner, Cherish Lee (Entertainer of the Year, Modern Country Female)
–2019 LA Cinefest, Semi-Finalist, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 Indie Best Films Festival, 9 Official Selections, 8 Semi-Finalists
–2018 Militello Independent Film Festival Selection, Ed Roman “Red Omen”
–2018 KICMA Awards Top 5 Nominee, Best PR Firm
–2018 KICMA Awards Top 5 Nominee, Best Male Vocalist (Matt Westin)
–2018 KICMA Awards Top 5 Nominee, Best Publicist
–2018 Newark Indie Film Festival Official Selection, Ed Roman (Red Omen)
–2018 New York Lift-Off Festival Top 10 Selection (online), Ed Roman (Red Omen)
–2017/18 IMEA Awards winner, MTS Management Group (Best Management)
–2017/18 IMEA Awards Winner, Cherish Lee (Country Song, Tequila Cowgirl)
–2017/18 IMEA Awards winner, Matt Westin (Country Male)
–2017/18 IMEA Awards Winner, Ed Roman (AC Song, The Way She Goes)
–2017/18 IMEA Awards winner, Rahn Anthoni (R&B Soul Artist)
–2018 Global Music Awards, Across The Board (Gold Medal)
–2018 Josie Music Awards, 22 Nominations
–2018 Jersey Shore Film Festival Selection, Ed Roman (“Red Omen”)
–2018 Jersey Shore Film Festival Selection, Jeremy Parsons (“Burn This House Down,” “Why is the Bluebird Blue?”
–2018 Jersey Shore Film Festival Selection, Heather Whitney (“Shut Up and Dance”)
–2018 NCCC Film and Animation Festival Finalist, Jeremy Parsons (Best Music Video)
–2018 Monkey Bread Tree Awards Nominee, Jeremy Parsons (Best Music Video)
–2018 Indie Music Channel Awards nominee, Christa Deana
–2018 Indie Music Channel Awards nominee, Rahn Anthoni
–2018 International Music and Entertainment Awards, 24 nominations
–2018 Diamond Music Awards, Finalist, Ed Roman
–2018 LA Music Video Awards, SemiFinalist, Richard Lynch
–2018 LA Music Video Awards, Winner, Cherish Lee
–2018 LA Music Video Awards, Winner, Margie Singleton
–2018 LA Music Video Awards, Winner, JJ McGuigan
–2018 Independent Music Awards Nominee, Richard Lynch (Best Country Album)
–2018 Independent Music Awards Nominee, Jeremy Parsons (Best Americana Song)
–2018 Academy of Western Artists Nominee, Richard Lynch (Best Pure Country Album)
–2018 New Music Awards Nominee, Whiskey and Cigarettes Show (Best Internet Station)
–2018 Kingdom Image Awards Nominee, Rahn Anthoni (5 nominations)
–2017 Radio Music Awards Winner, Rahn Anthoni (Best Contemporary Christian Artist)
–2017 Radio Music Awards Winner, Ed Roman (Best Americana Artist)
–2017 Josie Music Awards Winner, MTS Management Group (Best Promotions Company)
–2017 Josie Music Awards Winner, Richard Lynch (Best Song Saluting America, “We’re American Proud”)
–2017 Josie Music Awards Winner, Richard Lynch (Traditional Country Entertainer of the Year)
–2017 AMG Heritage Awards Nominee, Ed Roman (Best Music Video)
–2017 Josie Music Awards Nominations, 38
–2017 WOBA Awards Nominee, Rahn Anthoni (Best Songwriter)
–2017 WOBA Awards Nominee, Wayne Warner (Best Producer, Best Artist)
–2017 Voice & Man Up Awards Winner, Rahn Anthoni (Trailblazer)
–2017 Indie Music Channel Awards Winner, Rahn Anthoni (Contemporary Christian Song)
–2017 Indie Music Channel Awards Nominee, Ed Roman (Americana Song)
–2017 Indie Music Channel Awards Nominee, Hicks (Contemporary Country Song, Artist, and Video)
–2017 Akademia Awards (March) Winner Rahn Anthoni (Best Christian/Gospel Song)
–2017 Akademia Awards (February) Winner Eddy Mann (Best Christian/Gospel Song)
–2017 Akademia Awards (February) Winner Madelyn Victoria (Best Country Song)
–2017 New Music Awards Nominee, Whiskey and Cigarettes (Best Internet Radio Station)
–2017 New Music Awards Nominee, Hicks feat. Ryan and Steve Wariner (Best Country Group)
–2017 New Music Awards Nominee, Juliana Lawrence (Best New Artist)
–2017 New Music Awards Nominee, Bryan James (Best New Artist)
–2017 Akademia Awards (January) Winner Ed Roman (Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter Song)
–2017 Akademia Awards (January) Winner JJ McGuigan (Best Alternative Song)
–2017 Kindred Music Awards, Winner Eddy Mann (Best Christmas Album)
–2017 Grammy Awards, 36 first round nominations
–2016 Nashville Universe Awards Nominee, MTS (Best Promotion)
–2016 Nashville Universe Awards Nominee, Michael Stover (Best Manager)
–2016 Nashville Universe Awards Nominee, Michael Stover (Best Publicist)
–2016 Nashville Universe Awards Nominee, Whiskey And Cigarettes Show (Best Radio Station)
–2016 IMEA Awards, 20 total nominations
–2016 IMEA Awards Winner, Eddy Mann (Best AC Artist)
–2016 IMEA Awards Winner, MTS Records (Best Record Label)
–2016 Josie Music Awards Winner, MTS Management Group (Manager of the Year)
–2016 Josie Music Awards Winner, Richard Lynch (Traditional Country Album of the Year)
–2016 Josie Music Awards Winner, Ed Roman (Pop/Contemporary Artist of the Year)
–2016 Josie Music Awards, 38 total nominations
–2016 Akademia Awards Winner, Madelyn Victoria (Best Country Song)
–2016 Akademia Awards Winner, Kinderjazz (Best Children’s Song, Latin)
–2016 WOBA Awards Winner, MTS Management Group (Best Management/Development)
–2016 WOBA Awards Nominee, Hicks
–2016 WOBA Awards Nominee, Madelyn Victoria (6 nominations)
–2016 Libera Awards Nominee, Kinderjazz (Best Album, Groundbreaking Album, Heritage Album)
–2016 Libera Awards Nominee, Billy Grima, Donica Knight, Ed Roman, Hicks, Madelyn Victoria, TJ Leonard (Best Video)
–2016 Libera Awards Nominee, MTS Records (Best Label, Best A&R)
–2016 International Acoustic Music Awards nominee, Hicks
–2016 New Music Awards nominee, Whiskey and Cigarettes (W&C) (Best Internet Radio Station)
–2016 Iron City Rocks Awards nominee, Xander Demos and XDB (2 nominations)
–2016 Grammy Awards first ballot nominee, Hicks (5 nominations)
–2016 Grammy Awards first ballot nominee, Ed Roman (7 nominations)
–2016 Grammy Awards first ballot nominee, Billy Grima (6 nominations)
–2015 MTV Rock Video Awards Nominee, Ed Roman
–2015 Akademia Awards Winner, Xander Demos (Best Metal/hardcore Song)
–2015 Akademia Awards Winner, Ed Roman (Best Reggae Song)
–2015 Akademia Awards Winner, Billy Grima (Best Pop/Rock Americana Song)
–2015 Akademia Awards Winner, March To May (Best Pop Singer/Songwriter Song)
–2015 IMEA Awards Winner, Billy Grima (AC Artist of the Year)
–2015 IMEA Awards Winner, MTS Records (Record Label of the Year)
–2015 IMEA Awards Nominations: 13 overall, including Best Management, Best Record Label
–2015 Akademia Awards Winner, Hicks (Best Country/Rock Song)
–2015 Josie Show/Country Blast Awards Winner, Xander Demos (Rock Song of the Year)
–2015 Josie Show/Country Blast Awards Winner, Doug Briney (Best Traditional Country Album)
–2015 Josie Show/Country Blast Awards Winner, MTS Management Group (Manager of the Year)
–2015 Josie Show Awards Nominations: 22 overall
–2015 CMG Global Radio Awards Winner, Michael Stover/MTS (Manager of the Year)
–2015 CMG Global Radio Awards Winner, Xander Demos (Pop/Rock Male, Pop/Rock Single)
–2015 CMG Global Radio Awards Winner, Doug Briney (Country Male Artist)
–2015 Indie Music Channel Awards Winner, Hicks (Best Country Video)
–2015 Indie Music Channel Awards Winner, Ed Roman (Best Folk Male, Best Folk record)
–2015 Midwest Music Awards Nominee, Josey Milner (Best Country, Best Song)
–2015 Nashville Universe Awards Nominee, Michael Stover (Best Manager)
–2015 Nashville Universe Awards Nominee, Matt Williams/Alyssa Morrissey (Best Duo)
–2015 New Music Awards Winner, Whiskey and Cigarettes Show (W&C) (Best Internet Radio)
–2015 New Music Awards Nominee, Jiggley Jones (Country Breakthrough Artist)
–2015 New Music Awards Nominee, Hicks (New Country Band)
–2015 New Music Awards Nominee, Western Avenue (New Country Band)
–2015 New Music Awards Nominee, Bradford Loomis/Beth Whitney (New Country Band)
–2015 New Music Awards Nominee, Matt Williams/Alyssa Morrissey (New Country Band)
–2015 International Acoustic Music Awards Winner, Bradford Loomis/Beth Whitney
–2015 Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards, Xander Demos (Best Guitarist)
–2015 Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards, Xander Demos (and XDB) (6 nominations)
–2015 New Country Music Association, Doug Briney (Best Male Artist Nominee, Best Video, Best New Artist)
–2015 New Country Music Association, Josey Milner (Best Female Artist Nominee, Best New Artist)
–2014 No Depression Readers Poll Top 100 Best Albums, Jiggley Jones and Ed Roman
–2014 Mountain Stage NewSong Contest, Bradford Loomis/Beth Whitney (National Finalist)
–2014 Wildhorse Independent Superstars Hall of Fame Induction
–2014 CMG Radio Awards, Western Avenue (Group of the Year)
–2014 CMG Radio Awards, Marshall Dane (Male Entertainer of the Year)
–2014 CMG Radio Indie Artist Manager of the Year
–2014 IMEA Awards Winner, Whiskey And Cigarettes Show (Best Internet Radio Show)
–2014 IMEA Awards Winner, Ed roman (Best AC Artist)
–2014 IMEA Awards Winner, Jiggley Jones (Best AC Song)
–2014 IMEA Awards Winner, Doug Briney (Best Video)
–2014 IMEA Awards Winner, MTS Management Group (Best Manager)
–2014 IMEA Awards Nominations – 21 total nominations!!!
–2014 AMG Heritage Awards Nominations – 7 nominations
–2014 Artists In Music Awards Nominations – 5 nominations
–2014 ICoMA Awards Win, Marshall Dane, Best Live Performance “Alcohol Abuse”
–2014 ICoMA AWards Win, Hicks, Best International Artist
–2014 Independent Country Music Association Awards (ICoMA) Nomination- 14 total nominations!
–2014 Midwest Music Awards Nominations – 3 nominations
–2014 New Music Awards Nominations- 4 nominations
–2014 Iron City Rocks Pittsburgh Music Awards, Xander Demos (12 nominations and 8 wins)
–2014 Nashville Universe Award Winner, Amy Rose (Best Music Video)
–2014 Nashville Universe Award Winner, Western Avenue (Best Vocal Group)
–2014 Nashville Universe Award Winner, DJ Nik (International Radio Personality)
–2014 Nashville Universe Awards nominations for Amy Rose (2,) Josey Milner, Doug Briney, Western Avenue, and Nik Pizzigoni
–2014 Nashville Universe Award Winner, Best Manager
–2014 Nashville Universe Awards nomination, Best Record Label
–2013 IMEA Artist Manager of the Year, MTS Management Group
–2013 IMEA Country Entertainer of the Year, Amy Rose
–2013 IMEA Songwriter of the Year, Jiggley Jones
–2013 IMEA Nominations for Xander Demos, Josey Milner, Amy Rose, Jiggley Jones and Western Avenue
–2013 CMG Radio Awards, Best Manager, MTS Management Group
–2013 Ontario Country Music Association Nominee, Amy Rose
–2013 ICMA Nominations – 6 nominations
–2013 ICMA Award, Emerging Artist, Amy Rose
–2013 ICMA Award, Best Live Performance, Doug Briney
–2012 Iron City Rocks Award Nominations (5),  Xander Demos
–2012 ICMA Nominations – 5 nominations
–2011 New Music Award Nomination, Breakthrough Country Artist, Bryan Cole
–2011 Iron City Rocks Award Nomination, Best Guitarist, Xander Demos
–2010 New Music Award Nomination, Best New Country Artist, Bryan Cole
–2010 Independent Music Award Nomination, Best Country Album, Bryan Cole
–Billboard Magazine Songwriter’s Award (3rd Place, Rock category) “Cold-Blooded”
–Billboard Magazine Songwriter’s Award (Honorable Mention, Rock category) “Ride Sweet Angel”

 

Chart Success

iTunes

“Sonic Boom” Across The Board #4 Rock
“Slow Release” Love Stallion #4 Rock
“One Tin Soldier” Tia McGraff #22 Country
“Red Omen” Ed Roman #23 Pop
“Why Is The Bluebird Blue” Jeremy Parsons #18 Country
“Taste For Love (Deep House Remix)” Clayton Morgan #1 Electronic
“Country Music Isn’t Country Anymore” Richard Lynch #23 Country
“Right Here With You” Madelyn Victoria #14 Country
“What Part of Life” Heather Whitney #14 Country
“The Beat Is Calling Me” Clayton Morgan #1 Electronic

Mediabase

“Pride And The Passion” Bryan Cole, #85
“Love Doesn’t Live Here” Bryan Cole, #121
“He Only Loves Me on the Dance Floor” Madelyn Victoria, #180

Music Row Magazine

“Pride And The Passion” Bryan Cole, #83
“I Just Want You To Know” Amy Rose, #85
“Wherever You Are” Western Avenue #75
“Cowgirls” Josey Milner #73
“Alcohol Abuse” Marshall Dane #60
“Make Love Tonight” Matt Williams Feat. Alyssa Morrissey #72
“Hayride” Hicks #77
“Love Ain’t a Prize” Donica Knight #32

New Music Weekly

“Pride And the Passion” Bryan Cole, #1
“I’m Comin’ Home” Bryan Cole, #8
“Love Doesn’t Live Here” Bryan Cole, #13
“I Just Want You To Know” Amy Rose, #9
“(Redneck Reunion) Party Like A Redneck” Amy Rose, #6
“Not Pretty Enough” Josey Milner, #23
“Wherever You Are” Western Avenue, #1
“Sunshine” Amy Rose, #1
“Cowgirls” Josey Milner #1
“Alcohol Abuse” Marshall Dane #1
“Make Love Tonight” Matt Williams feat. Alyssa Morrissey #11
“Hayride” Hicks #3
“Mama’s Kitchen” Hicks #2
“I Belong To You” Hicks #11
“He Only Loves Me on the Dance Floor” Madelyn Victoria #1
“Love Ain’t a Prize” Donica Knight #1
“Remember Those Times” TJ Leonard #10
“A Better Place” Richard Lynch #1
“The River” TJ Leonard #1
“Heels On Wheels” Juliana Lawrence #6
“This Ain’t My Day” Jim Levatte #7
“Gotta Get There Before I Know” Bryan James #8
“Stomp A Little Louder” Hicks feat. Ryan and Steve Wariner #6
“We’re American Proud” Richard Lynch #1
“Love Tattoo” Richard Lynch and Ronnie McDowell #27
“Wasted” Wayne Warner #4
“Cut and Paste” Richard Lynch #1
“God For a Minute” Wayne Warner #2
“Back In Love Again” Richard Lynch and Rhonda Vincent #1
“Goodbye” Nina Soderquist and Bjorn Skifs #3
“Catch My Tears” Briana Tyson and Glenn Shayne #16
“Roadtrip” TJ Leonard #19
“Country Music Isn’t Country Anymore” Richard Lynch #3

 

National Radio Hits

“Hayride” Hicks #23
“Make Love Tonight” Matt Williams feat. Alyssa Morrissey #48
“Mama’s Kitchen” Hicks #36
“I Belong to You” Hicks #24
“Remember Those Times” TJ Leonard #25
“Wasted” Wayne Warner #48
“Pray on the Radio” Richard Lynch #49

Indie World Country Record Report

“I’m Comin’ Home” Bryan Cole, #1
“Pride And The Passion” Bryan Cole, #1
“Not Pretty Enough” Josey Milner, #1
“(Redneck Reunion) Party Like A Redneck” Amy Rose, #1
“Unknown Soldier” Doug Briney #27
“Walk On Me” Jiggley Jones  #36
“Mama’s Kitchen” Hicks #1
“I Belong To You” Hicks #1
“Pretty Big Deal” Doug Briney #1
“Walkin’ After Midnight” Josey Milner #1
“Pleasure To Have Met You” Billy Grima #23
“Love Ain’t a Prize” Donica Knight #10
“He Only Loves Me On The Dance Floor” Madelyn Victoria #24
“Remember Those Times” TJ Leonard #2
“A Better Place” Richard Lynch #1
“Blood On My Boots” Donica Knight
“The River” TJ Leonard #1
“We’re American Proud” Richard Lynch #1
“Stomp a Little Louder” Hicks feat Ryan and Steve Wariner
“The Way She Goes” Ed Roman #30
“Love Tattoo” Richard Lynch and Ronnie McDowell #1
“Wasted” Wayne Warner #28
“So Easy” Sam Rochford #35
“Cut and Paste” Richard Lynch #1
“Back In Love Again” Richard Lynch and Rhonda Vincent #1
“Jesus Is My Pusher” Margie Singleton #40
“God For A Minute” Wayne Warner
“Highway” Rahn Anthoni #9
“Catch My Tears” Briana Tyson and Glenn Shayne #10
“Roadtrip” TJ Leonard
“Burn This House Down” Jeremy Parsons
“Goodbye” Nina Soderquist and Bjorn Skifs
“Country Music Isn’t Country Anymore” Richard Lynch #1

Roots Music Report

“Pride And The Passion” Bryan Cole, #5
“Love Doesn’t Live Here” Bryan Cole, #5
“Wide Open Road” Bryan Cole, #8
“It’s All Country” Doug Briney, #6
“No Spring Chicken” Jiggley Jones, #3 (Americana) #7 (True Country)
“Wherever You Are” Western Avenue, #1 (8 weeks at #1, Pop Country)
“Cowgirls” Josey Milner Top 15
“Alcohol Abuse” Marshall Dane #1
“Sunshine” Amy Rose Top 20
“Walk On Me” Jiggley Jones Top 20
“Super Country Cowboy” Doug Briney #6
“Country Crazy” Amy Rose Top 20
“Unknown Soldier” Doug Briney Top 10
“I’ll Be Your Whiskey” Marshall Dane Top 40
“A Better Place” Richard Lynch #1 (32 weeks at #1, #1 song of 2016!!!)
“Up On That Hill” TJ Leonard #4
“Love Tattoo” Richard Lynch #3
“All I Need Is You” Eddy Mann #37
“Home” JJ McGuigan #35
“In All Honesety” JJ McGuigan #30
“We’re American Proud” Richard Lynch #1 (4 weeks, #1 song of 2017!!!)
“Cut and Paste” Richard Lynch #1
“Back In Love Again” Richard Lynch and Rhonda Vincent #2
“Mending Fences” Richard Lynch (album) #1
“Country Music Isn’t Country Anymore” #2
“Why is the Bluebird Blue” – Jeremy Parsons #23
“Burn This House Down” – Jeremy Parsons #22

Christian Music Weekly
“The Consequence” Eddy Mann #8
“Highway” Rahn Anthoni #20
“Pray on the Radio” Richard Lynch #42

Other charting

MTS Artists have also charted and reached #1 on many independent country charts including: Airplay Today, itunes, CMT.com, Airplay Today, Y’allwire, CMG Global Radio charts, CE Country Chart, Independent Music Network, Iceman’s Cavern, Gen2Radio, Fan Voted Chart, Onlylyrics.com…and many more!

Licensing

MTS Management Group has signed music licensing deals for their artists with Fox Sports, NASCAR, E! Networks, Discovery Networks, MTV Networks, Bunim/Murray, Canadian Broadcasting Company shows, and others

Press

MTS Management artists have received press in many top publications including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, RFD TV, Billboard, Music Row, New Music Weekly, Blabbermouth.net, Flavour Mag, Powersource, Christian Music Weekly, Cashbox, Music News Nashville, Lovin’ Lyrics, Guitar World, Screamer Magazine, Bravewords, Metal Underground, Metal-Temple, Hard City Magazine, Nashville Gab, Digital Rodeo, Hair Metal Mansion, Pittsburgh Magazine, Today’s Country magazine, Nashville Music Guide, Southern Living and many others.

–Michael has an Associate Degree in Music and Video Business form the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and has worked with notable touring and recording musicians including Jimmy Mattingly (Reba, Garth Brooks) Steve Hinson (Josh Turner, Randy Travis) Mark Greenwood (Garth) Michael Rojas (Lady Antebellum) Reb Beach (Winger) Justin Murr (LibertyNJustice) Cj Snare (Firehouse) Stevie Rachelle (Tuff) and Phil MacDowell (Buzz Poets)

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