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JUDGES

Aimee Mann
The Killers
R. City
The Struts
Bone Thugs N Harmony
Darryl McDaniels
RUN DMC
Dustin Lynch
Rapsody
Kool and the Gang
Aaron Shust
Hayes Carll
David Crowder
The Turnpike Troubadours
Lucero
Colt Ford
Frank Foster
Kelly Price
Kyle Anderson
Senior Writer, Entertainment Weekly
Josh Jackson
Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Paste Magazine
Anthony DeCurtis
Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone
Zach Long
Associate Editor, Time Out Chicago
Caine O'Rear
Editor-In-Chief, American Songwriter
Michael Molenda
Editor-In-Chief, Guitar Player
Jim Farber
Music Critic
Lyndsey Parker
Managing Editor, Yahoo Music
Matthew Meadow
Editor-In-Chief, Your EDM
Jed Gottlieb
Music & Theater Writer, Boston Herald
Kevin McNeese
President, NewReleaseToday
Andy Herman
Music Editor, LA Weekly
Suzanne Cadgene
Publisher, Elmore Magazine
Sasha Geffen
Associate Editor, Consequence of Sound
Sarah Jones
Editor, Electronic Musician Magazine
Chelsea Perry
Editor-In-Chief, Noise Porn

mentors

Joey Arbagey
Executive Vice President of A&R, Epic Records
Mike Elizondo
Senior Vice President of A&R, Warner Bros. Records
Keith Naftaly
Executive Vice President of A&R, RCA Records
Pete Ganbarg
Executive Vice President/Head of A&R, Atlantic Records
Dani Markman
Director of A&R, Disney Music Group/Hollywood
Mark Jowett
Vice President of A&R International, Nettwerk Music Group
Michael Goldberg
A&R, American Recordings
Josh Bailey
Senior Vice President of A&R, Word Entertainment
Marcus Spence
President, Mosley Music Group / Epic
Kim Stephens
President, Forward Entertainment and Promotion/A&R, Reviver Music Group
Jeanine McLean-Griffin
Executive Vice President/GM, MBK Entertainment
Doug Johnson
Vice President of A&R, Black River Entertainment
Nick Haussling
Director of A&R, Razor & Tie