MTS' Richard Lynch "A Better Place" Named #1 Roots Music Report Chart Song of 2016

MTS' traditional country artist and Independent Country Music Hall of Famer, Richard Lynch's single, "A Better Place" was named the #1 True Country Song for 2016 by Roots Music Report. The song spent 32 weeks atop the chart.

Waynesville, OH, January 15, 2017 --( After an astonishing 32 weeks atop the Roots Music Report's True Country Songs chart, MTS Management Group and Twang Thang Country are happy to announce Richard Lynch "A Better Place" is named the #1 Roots Music Report True Country Song for 2016. The song, written by Billy Yates and Trent Tomlinson, produced by Yates, and recorded with some of the best studio musicians in Nashville, bested releases by Dwight Yoakam, Irlene Mandrell, and Sturgill Simpson, among others. To see the Top True Country Songs of 2016 chart, visit

Richard Lynch also charted two more singles in the Top 100 for the year: "She's Got Me Drinkin' Again" (with Billy Yates) and #74 "Daddy's Radio" #85.

Watch the video for "A Better Place" at

Richard Lynch is an American country music artist, who has compiled a long list of country hits and chart toppers in the world of traditional country music. His latest single, "We're American Proud" is currently climbing country airplay charts. A new duet, "Love Tattoo" with country star, Ronnie McDowell, is scheduled for a late January release. The single will benefit Richard's veterans aid foundation. Richard is a multiple-award-winning artist and a member of the Independent Country Music Hall of Fame. Richard co-hosts "Traditionally Lynch" on Renegade Radio Nashville, airing every Thursday.
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