14 Feb 2014 @ 6:55 PM 

Hi Everyone

Here is a special newsletter dedicated to the  2014 ARTIST IN MUSIC AWARDS held on Friday 7th February 2014

My partner Mark attended the recent 3rd Annual Artist in Music awards, which this year was held at the John Lovitz Theatre at the Universal City Walk in Los Angeles.

Mark travelled from Florida to attend the event and was able to broadcast live to our listening audience. It was great because I was unable to attend this year and I was able to listen in and actually broadcast for a couple of hours with Mark. Rich Wildman from Music Scene Investigations http://msi.icweekly.net/ helped Mark with the technical side of things and everything went so smooth!

Mark  opened the show and introduced the host for the night Nic Creznic. It was so nice too because Mark mentioned that it was my birthday and asked everyone to say it out loud……so awesome!

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Tamela Plaine, who is now part of the Indie News at Noon team, was having a ball on the red carpet interviewing the artists that were up for nomination! She even wrote a small piece of her own about her experience at the event! http://gottapressplay.com/2014/02/09/a-look-inside-the-artist-in-music-awards-2014/

Some of the artists from the red carpet, popped over  to join Mark live on the air, which was very exciting.

aima 2Mark had a great view of the stage from where he was broadcasting so was able to relay everything that was going on! Wow it looks so high! Mark I am so glad you didn’t decide to crowd surf after all!

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We are proud to announce that Twitter Tuesday Live was voted “Best Independent Radio Show” an awesome achievement and one that Mark and I are very proud of!

Mark was asked these questions about this year’s event:

Q.  How do you think this year’s venue compared to the previous two at the Key Club in Hollywood

A. The Johns Lovitz Theatre is smaller but much nicer than the Key Club was. The location is excellent, right in the heart of Universal City Walk. I really liked it and hope the AIMAs can be held there every year!

Q. What was it like broadcasting live from the awards this year?

A. It was a great and fun experience. Of course, I had a great team with Rich in the studio and Tamela working the red carpet. What made it even better was that Carol was able to join us for a while! 

Q. How did you feel opening the show and introducing Nic?

A. It was pretty cool opening the show. I enjoy being up on the stage interacting with the audience. Introducing Nic was an honor.

Q. How did you feel winning the award for The Best Independent Radio show?

A. Winning the award was amazing. Above all, it validates all of the work that Carol and I put into the show and the passion we have for helping independent musicians get their music heard. It’s pretty cool to be able to say “Award Winning Show”!

I would like to share with you some of the photos from the artists that have been guests of our “Award Winning Show”, (that feels awesome to be able to say that) http://www.wwirradio.com/home/twitter-tuesday-live/ its great seeing them win awards, it makes us feel like poud parents!

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Mark with Mikey Jayy, executive producer of the ARITIST IN MUSIC AWARDS. Got to give so much credit to him, he works so hard for the independent music industry. Mikey is a great guy and Mark and I love having him on our show! http://www.aimusicawards.com

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The gorgeous “2013 Artist of the year” KATIE COLE, Katie wasn’t a nominee this year but was there to present an award. Katie will be out guest on next week’s live show! http://www.katiecoleofficial.com

aima 6Katie even popped in to chat with Mark live on the air!

aima 7The lovely Lisa Sniderman aka AOEDE who was the 2012 “Album of the Year” winner, was nominated this year for “Best Singer Songwriter” and “Composer of the Year”. Aoede will return as a guest sometime in April/May when she will be promoting her latest CD “What are Dreams Made of! Lisa couldn’t pass Mark by without saying hello on the air. It was great to hear from her!  http://www.aoedemuse.com


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Matt Como, one half of the COMO BROTHERS with the two awards they won for “Composer of the Year” and “Album of the Year (Baby Steps). Unfortunately his brother Andrew was unable to fly as he was recovering from an ear infection, however he did tune in live to our broadcast! Matt also joined Mark on the air! http://www.comobrothersband.com

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TYLER MATL with his award for “Best Teen Pop Artist” awesome young guy, who gave us so many laughs when he joined us as a guest on Twitter Tuesday Live, Tyler also stopped by to say hi to Mark. I know he has a new single coming out soon and we are looking forward to hearing it!  http://www.tylermatl.com/

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SOREN BRYCE won two awards “Best Folk/Acoustic” and “Best Singer/Songwriter” and performed live on the night! Soren is such a talented young artist; We are going to enjoy seeing her grow! http://www.sorenbrycemartin.com

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This is another photo of Mark with HR COLE, who I had to include in this little write up of mine, as he is awesome! Like us he is a great supporter for independent musicians and has his own show  HR’S inDSPOTLIGHT that we air on WWIR every Friday at 3pm EST. hasn’t he got the cutest smile! He also joined Mark for a while live on the air…oh and btw I pinched his photos…Thanks HR Great job with all the photos! Have to get H.R on as a guest one day!  http://www.inDspotlight.com

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MELANIE TAYLOR took the title of “Best Pop Artist” and she also performed live. Hasn’t she just got the most awesome smile! She was such a wonderful guest and has such a great voice! Mark and I had so much fun with her! http://www.melanietaylorofficial.com

Last but not least………..

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GLITTER ROSE,  took out the most awards for the night! “Best Southern Rock Artist” “Best Music Video” “Performer of the Year” and “Artist of the Year! Glitter  rocked the stage at the John Lovitz Theatre! Btw she is wearing one of her favourite hats by Peter Grimm!


To Celebrate Glitter will be be headlining at Witzend in Venice this Saturday night February 15th – 10pm – $10 Cover Check this link for more details www.witzendlive.com 

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I nearly forgot to mention another special guest of ours that helped to sponsor this event, Walter Hargrave from INDIE MUSIC BUS



For the full list of all nominees and award winners for the 2014 ARTIST IN MUSIC AWARDS please go to this link http://www.aimusicawards.com/#!results/chr1

If you would like to be part of the 2015 awards show please check out the main web pages for the ARTIST IN MUSIC AWARDS:




Well, that’s just about it from me,

I hope you enjoyed my little report about the most important event of the year!


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