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MTS And Western Avenue Celebrate First Music Row Top 80 Chart Entry
MTS Management Group/MTS Records and Canadian country trio, Western Avenue have their first entry on the Music Row Country Breakout Top 80 "published" chart with "Wherever You Are." It is the band's first US single release.
"We are ecstatic!" said Michael Stover of MTS. "When we released this single, we knew we had something special, but it's always nice to have confirmation from radio. We're all so thankful for the support of the stations that have added the single, as well as the fans that have been requesting the song. Western Avenue have proven that a great song is a great song, whether it's an established act or a brand new artist. We look forward to seeing where this ride takes us all."
Matt Williams from Western Avenue said, "Wow! This is amazing! Can't wait to celebrate in Nashville." Nikki English, co-writer of the song (with Dave Woods) said, "This is so awesome! Holy Moly Macaroni!"
“Wherever You Are” was written by Western Avenue’s Nikki English and Canadian songwriter, Dave Woods. In addition to vocals by English, vocals were provided by band members, Keith Robertson and Matt Williams. Robertson, who is English’s husband, also played guitar, bass and mandolin, while Williams provided guitar and banjo tracks. Rounding out the studio performance were Adam Newcomb on piano, guitar and bass, and Matt Newcomb on drums.
Western Avenue are based in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. They are a 2013 Country Music Association of Ontario Award Nominee, a 2013 International Music and Entertainment Association Award Nominee, and a Nashville Universe Awards Nominee. Matt Williams will be in attendance at the upcoming Nashville Universe Awards ceremony, taking place on February 17th, at the Silver Dollar Salloon in Nashville.
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