Mid-Michigan native Kari Lynch won the popular vote for Best Folk/Country song at Art Prize 2016.

You know how they say it couldn't have happened to a nicer person? It couldn't have happened to a nicer person. I've known Kari Lynch since 2011 and an happy to share the news that her original song "Sweetheart" won the popular vote for Best Country/Folk song at Art Prize 2016.

You can see the complete list of music winners here and watch Kari's acoustic performance of "Sweetheart" in our Kalamazoo Country studios back in May of 2016 above.

Follow Kari on Facebook, or online as the singer/songwriter originally from Clare, Michigan has made the move to Nashville and is chasing her dream. Congratulations, Kari, and all the best from all of us at Kalamazoo's Country 102.5!

Bonus Video: Kari Lynch "Nothin' That A Shot Won't Fix"

Kari Lynch "Sweetheart" Official Video