MTS Management Group is happy to announce their clients, Doug Briney, Xander Demos and owner, Michael Stover are winners at the 2015 CMG Global Radio Awards. Pittsburgh-based metal guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos was named Pop/Rock Male Artist of the Year, and his single, “Dancing Through Daggers” was named Pop/Rock Single of the Year. Nashville-based country artist, Doug Briney was named Country Male Artist of the Year. Michael Stover (of MTS Management Group) was named Artist Manager of the Year. Both Xander and Doug had MTS-promoted releases top the CMG Global Radio Network charts during 2015. This is the third consecutive win for Stover/MTS.
“Wow! What an incredible honor,” said Michael Stover. “I’m just so happy for Xander and Doug. They are both extremely talented artists and very deserving of this global recognition. Thank you to all of the DJs throughout the CMG Global Radio Network, who have played my artists throughout the years. We really couldn’t do it without you! I’m very blessed by the award, personally. It’s truly amazing to be recognized by your peers, for all the hard work, time, and effort that is put in on a daily basis. Thank you!”
Other 2015 CMG Global Radio Award winners include Billy Yates and Richard Lynch (Song of the Year, “She’s Got Me Drinkin’ Again”), Sam Gores of Paradigm Talent Agency (Booking Agent of the Year) and NBRN.FM (CMG Affiliate Station.) For a complete list of winners, visit http://cmgglobalradio.com/cmgawards.html.
The CMG Radio Network is part of Cramer Multi Media Group. They own and operate 350 network online radio stations, playing the best of indie music of all genres, with an emphasis on their CMG Radio Club Members. They also host syndicated programming throughout the week. For more information, visit http://cmgglobalradio.com.
Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Xander Demos has recorded and performed with James Rivera’s Sabbath Judas Sabbath, Ged Rylands’ Rage of Angels, Liberty ‘N’ Justice, Modern Superstar, James Rivera’s solo band, and others. He has also performed at the past three NAMM Metal Jams, with some of the biggest names in metal. Xander will also appear in the upcoming metal movie, Hair I Go Again. Xander has performed at Skull Fest, Wolf Fest, Warriors of Metal and Rock Harvest II, and other notable metal festival events. His track, “Dancing Through Daggers” (mixed by JK Northrup of XYZ/King Kobra) appeared on the Versailles Records compilation release, Guitar Wizards Vol. 3 and 4, alongside members of Kiss, Poison, Whitesnake, and others. Xander is also scheduled to appear on the Versailles Records Queen Tribute album. His album, Guitarcadia was mixed by CJ Snare of Firehouse, and it was named as one of the best albums of 2012, by major publications. For more information, http://www.xanderdemos.com.
Doug Briney is an Award-winning country music artist, whose debut album, It’s All Country received international airplay and chart success, reaching Top 10 status on both the itunes Country New Release sales chart and the Roots Music Report airplay charts. His follow up, Super Country Cowboy has achieved similar success. Doug is a proud member of the Country Music Association. Doug has donated his time and talents to veterans organizations, cancer charities and most recently, the National Parkinson’s Foundation. His video for “Unknown Soldier” won Best Music Video at the 2014 International Music and Entertainment Awards in Ashland, KY. Doug has performed on stages from Alaska to Alabama and all points in between. For more information, visit www.dougbriney.com.
MTS Management Group is a full service artist management, publicity, promotions and social media company. MTS’ current roster includes Billy Grima, Doug Briney, Ed Roman, Hicks, March To May, Xander Demos and the Whiskey and Cigarettes country radio show. A member of the CMA, Inspirational Country Music Association and the Recording Academy, MTS is a Nashville Universe Award Winner, IMEA Award Winner, and a New Music Awards nominee. For more information, visit http://www.mtsmanagementgroup.com.