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Teen Artist Josey Milner Breaks Barriers For Country

JoseyMilner001Teen Artist Josey Milner Breaks Barriers For Country

With Two 2015 Midwest Music Awards Nominations

MTS Management Group is proud to announce Josey Milner has been nominated for Best Country Artist and Song Of The Year (“Cowgirls”) at the 2015 Project Backstage Midwes t Music Awards. “Cowgirls” is the first country song to be nominated for Song of the Year, in the awards’ five-year history.  The nominations were announced in a ceremony, held last Saturday, February 21st at Aftershock Live, in Merriam, KS.  Josey was previously nominated for Best Female Artist and Artist of the Year, in 2014

Josey Milner

Josey Milner

“I’m so excited for Josey,” said Michael Stover of MTS Management Group. “These nominations are an affirmation of Josey’s hard work and determination this past year. I don’t know of a young lady in the industry, who gives it her all, more than Josey. Her fan support has just been incredible, too. ‘Cowgirls’ did so well on a national and international level, and it’s really exciting for Josey and country music to be recognized by Project Backstage, among the local talent in the Kansas City area.  I hope her fans will get the vote out, and help her bring h ome a win or two this year!”

Nominations for the Midwest Music Awards were submitted by fans and industry members via the Project Backstage website. The Top 6 vote-getters in each category received final ballot nominations. Voting for the winners will continue until March 2, 2015 athttp://www.projectbackstage.com/2015voting.html. Voters may submit only one vote per day. Winners will be announced during a two-day Awards Event on April 10-11, 2015 at Harrah’s Voodoo Lounge in Kansas City, MO. For more information, visit http://www.projectbackstage.com.

Project Backstage is your backstage access to everything related with entertainment. They specialize in helping to promote Indie artists that have what it takes, by promoting them, through reviewing live shows and new CD’s, producing interviews, and working with other promotion companies to find the “big shows”. They also report breaking news and other information with national artists. If it is entertainment, they are there. This is the fifth year they have produced the Midwest Music Awards.

Josey Milner is a 19-year-old Kansas City-based country music artist. She has performed at clubs, fairs and events with her own band and opening for artists like Scotty McCreery, Chris Cagle, Blackjack Billy, Jon Wolfe and others. A CMT.com Top 20 Most Popular Artist, she has been nominated for the Nashville Universe Awards, the Independent Country Music Association Awards, and the International Music and Entertainment Association Awards.  Josey is an “Angel Ambassador” for national anti-bullying non-profit, Angels and Doves, as well as working closely with Shriner’s Hospitals for Children and Piasecki MD. Her current release is a cover of Patsy Cline’s classic, “Walkin’ After Midnight.” For more information, visit http://www.joseymilnermusic.com.

For more information and interviews with Josey Milner, please reply to this email, or send tomichael@mtsmanagementgroup.com

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Alan Jackson is Celebrating 25 Years in the Real World

AlanJacksonRyman01Alan Jackson is Celebrating 25 Years in the Real World

On February 27, 1990, country superstar Alan Jackson released his landmark debut album Here In The Real World. The album, certified Double Platinum by the RIAA for sales of over two million, spawned four no. 1 hits including his trademark self-penned hit of same name, “Here In The Real World,” as well as his self-penned hits “Wanted,” “Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow,” and “I’d Love You All Over Again.”

AlanJacksonHereInTheRealWorldJackson, currently on his 25th Anniversary KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR, will be celebrating the anniversary with his fans at the Nokia Theatre LA LIVE in Los Angeles, CA on the actual anniversary date this week of Friday, February 27, 2015. Fans in attendance will be receiving a special limited edition commemorative poster celebrating Here In The Real World’s 25th anniversary.

Since the release of Here In The Real World, Jackson has released 22 albums including two Christmas albums, two gospel albums and three Greatest Hits collections. The man from rural Newnan, GA, who claims he is just a “singer of simple songs,” has gone on to sell nearly 60 million albums worldwide and ranks as one of the 10 best-selling vocalists of all-time in all genres. He has released more than 60 singles—registering 50 Top Ten hits and 35 #1s (including 26 Billboard #1s). He has earned more than 150 music industry awards—including 18 Academy of Country Music Awards, 16 Country Music Association Awards, a pair of Grammys and ASCAP’s Founders and Golden Note Awards. Jackson received the first-ever ASCAP Heritage Award in 2014 having earned the title of most performed country music songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years. He is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.

Alan Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singer-songwriters in music. He is in the elite company of Paul McCartney and John Lennon among songwriters who’ve written more than 20 songs that they’ve recorded and taken to the top of the charts. Jackson is one of the best-selling artists since the inception of SoundScan, ranking alongside the likes of Eminem and Metallica.

Alan Jackson’s 25th Anniversary KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR, sponsored by Kubota Tractor Corporation, continues to be a memorable celebration for his longtime fans as well as legions of new fans who are discovering his music through the many songs that have withstood the test of time and influenced many new artists of today like the tour’s special guests Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark. Fans will hear the songs they love from the man who wrote them and made them famous – from his massive debut hit, “Here In The Real World” to “Chattahoochee,” “Drive,” “Gone Country,” the summertime party-anthems “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere” and “Good Time,” and many, many more.

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Alan Jackson’s 25th Anniversary KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR:

FEB 27 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre LA LIVE
FEB 28 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion
**MAR 06 Dallas (Grand Prairie), TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie**
^MAR 07 Houston, TX Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
MAR 27 Augusta, GA James Brown Arena
MAR 28 Greenville, SC Bon Secours Wellness Arena
APR 09 Wilmington, NC North Carolina Azalea Festival
APR 11 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
APR 17 Kansas City (Independence), MO Independence Events Center
APR 18 Enid, OK Enid Event Center
APR 24 St. Augustine, FL Augustine Amphitheatre
APR 25 Roanoke, VA Berglund Center Coliseum
MAY 01 Sioux City, IA Tyson Events Center
MAY 02 Brookings, SD Swiftel Center
MAY 08 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
MAY 09 Bloomington, IL US Cellular Coliseum
MAY 16 Salt Lake City (West Valley City), UT USANA Amphitheatre
MAY 17 Denver (Morrison), CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
^JUNE 20 Cullman, AL Rock The South Festival
^JULY 7 Calgary, AB, CANADA Cowboys Stampede
^JULY 28 Paso Robles, CA California Mid-State Fair
^AUG 30 St. Paul , MN Minnesota State Fair
^SEPT 26 Panama City Beach, FL Chasin’ The Sun Music Festival
**Jon Pardi and Ashley Monroe opening
^ Alan Jackson only (Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark not on bill)

Jackson’s tour is an extension of the already year-long 25th anniversary celebration which kicked off last summer with the opening of his exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country, which has been extended through June 21, 2015. The multi-platinum selling Grammy winner played two record-breaking sold out shows last October at the Country Music Hall of Fame’s CMA Theater making him the first simultaneous artist-in-residence and major museum exhibit subject.

Tickets and information for all KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR dates will be available via local outlets and by visiting www.alanjackson.com, where you can find information about Alan, his tour schedule, music and more

– Posted by Country Girl CMTT

Nashville Under Siege Not By Pop Music But by Snow

Nashville Snow01aNashville Under Siege Not By Pop Music But By Snow

It was recently reported that America had one of it’s hottest years in its history, Now with all the snow and ice it seems that 2015 may be its coldest perhaps? Who knows but time will tell and the notes will be written into the history books before 2016 even knocks on out-door.

In the Suburbs

In the Suburbs

“Between the ice storms, snow , record low temps, our dog Skippy is sinking into snow, and trying to find a place to do his thing.  Yesterday throughout the evening we got about 5 inches on top of other snow. This morning more snow….ugh. I am layering my clothes daily and using anything when I go out to cover up with heavy coat, scarf, hood, snow boots, gloves”. Rhonnie Scheuerman

Rhonnie and Bob Scheuerman who live in Nashville sent us a short Snow update above, this morning and we thought as we don’t all live in Nashville like myself, and are always dreaming of being there here is a glimpse of what it looks like right now in Music City USA, Nashville Tennessee.

In and Around Nashville

In and Around Nashville

“We see many of our family & friends in different states are also getting hit hard too.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Eager for spring” Rhonnie

I spoke to Keith Bradford a few days ago and joking said to him, ‘I suppose you wont be cutting the grass today” his answer was,

“It is snowing so hard right now the visibility is less than 10 feet.  Very Rough” Keith Bradford Nashville Broadcasting Radio Network and KMA Studios

The snow and ice have been such a problem in Nashville that some music shows have been cancelled due to the weather. We hope that you are not a tourist in Nashville right now spending a once in a lifetime holiday with the family to Nashville, if so I am sure you are really feeling pretty disappointed.

– WHISNews21 Frans Maritz

Rhon’s Early Morning Inspiration For Thursday

RhonsInspirationDaily2014Rhonnie Scheuerman’s Early Morning Inspiration For In Need Of Some

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Lord of the Living and the Dead Romans 14:7-12

In the New Testament, Lord is the most frequently used title for Jesus Christ. Although we rarely use this term in our daily lives, we are all quite familiar with another word: boss. That is basically what Lord means—one possessing authority, power, and control. The Word of God describes Jesus as the head of the church, the ruler over all creation, and the Lord of lords and King of kings (Col. 1:15-18; Rev. 3:14; 17:14).

The realm of Christ’s reign covers everything that happens in heaven and on the earth. No one—not even those who deny His existence—can be free of His rule or outside His sphere of authority. Although Satan tries to convince us that liberty is found in doing what we want, true freedom is acquired only through submission to Christ’s loving lordship.

Even death cannot release anyone from the authority of God’s Son. He is Lord of both the living and the dead. All people must decide to either yield or rebel against Him, but they have the opportunity to make this choice only while they are still living. After death, they will acknowledge Christ’s lordship through accountability to Him. If we have not bowed the knee to Jesus in life, we will be forced to bend it in the judgment.

Have you submitted to Christ’s rule over your life? His authority causes anger or fear in individuals who have not yet yielded to Him, but those who have experienced His lovingkindness, trusted in His goodness, and surrendered to His authority take comfort in knowing Him as the Lord of their lives.

Used with permission from In Touch Ministries, Inc. © 2009 All Rights Reserved.

 

 

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