HOME ENTER PRIZES JUDGES RULES WINNERS FAQ CONTACT

JUDGES

Rodney Atkins
Aimee Mann
Artist
Sanctus Real
Eric Gales
Robert Smith
The Cure
Darryl McDaniels
Run DMC
NLE Choppa
Hillsong Worship
Chris Culos
O.A.R.
Lionel Loueke
Angie Stone
Nicholas Petricca
Walk The Moon
Francisca Valenzuela
Kenny Barron
Janiva Magness
Morgan Wade
Derek Brown
The Flaming Lips
Gonzalo Rubalcaba
LODATO
The Devil Makes Three
Paula Arenas
Ruthie Foster
David Benoit
SleazyWorld Go
Tinariwen
I Am They
Dame Evelyn Glennie
Zbigniew Preisner
Vertical Worship
Jay Allen
Russ Landau
Todd Glassman
President, Collateral Damage Promotion & Marketing
Anthony DeCurtis
Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone
Mac Randall
Editor, JazzTimes
Paul de Barros
Pop Music Editor/Jazz Writer, Seattle Times
Jason Lipshutz
Music Editor, Billboard Magazine
James Whitting
Partner, Paradigm Talent Agency
Christopher Scapelliti
Editor-In-Chief, Guitar Player
Hilary Saunders
Managing Editor, No Depression
Paul Riario
Tech Editor, Guitar World Magazine
Alison Bonaguro
Freelance Country Music Journalist
David Sikorski
Senior Editor, EARMILK Media INC.
Jeff Zuchowski
Vice President, Artist Marketing & Industry Relations, Pandora
Lyndsey Parker
Managing Editor, Yahoo Music
Kevin McNeese
President, NewReleaseToday
Damian Fanelli
Editor-In-Chief, Guitar World
Emmanuel Legrand
Editor, Creative Industries Newsletter
Art Tipaldi
Editor, Blues Music Magazine
John DiBiase
President, Jesus Freak Hideout
David Silbaugh
Talent Buyer, Summerfest
Angel Romero
Founder / Sr. Editor, World Music Central
Brandon Chitwood
Founder/Writer, The EDM Scholar
Angela Stefano
Editor-In-Chief, The Boot
Gastón Leone
Talent Buyer, Goldenvoice
Cyrus Kyle Langhorne
Founder, AttackTheCulture.com
Brinson Strickland
President, Collective Music Nashville
Dylan Berry
SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Owner, SmashHaus
Mike Locke
SCREEN SHOT JUDGE – VP, Creative Synchronization & Marketing, Atlas Music
James Kempner
SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Owner, JMK Connections
Jennifer Taunton
SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Music Supervisor, Level Two Music
Debra Delshad
SCREEN SHOT JUDGE – Sr. Director, Synchronization & Licensing, Angry Mob Music
Mark Garfield
SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Co-Director, Pop-Up Music UK Ltd.
Daryl Berg
SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Vice President, Music Strategies and Licensing Hallmark (Crown Media)
Georgette Cline
Editorial Site Director, XXL Magazine

mentors

Coming soon...



Past judges include: Aaron Shust, Adam Weitz (SCREEN SHOT JUDGE – Senior Director, Film/Trailers/Sampling, AMP Music ), Alt-J, Ana Tijoux, Angela Yee (Co-host, The Breakfast Club), Anna Kolander (Manager, Activist Artists Management), Anthony Hamilton, Barbara Rose (Artist Manager, Primary Wave / Barbara Rose Entertainment ), Bassekou Kouyate, Bibi Marín (Reik), Black Francis (Pixies), Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Boney James, Bow Wow, Brandon Chase, Brett Milano (Music Critic, Boston Herald), Buika, Caine O'Rear (Editor-In-Chief, American Songwriter), Carl Loben (Editor-In-Chief, DJ Mag), Carter Burwell, Cedric Gervais, Chad Jensen (Artist Manager, Jensen Artist Management), Charli XCX, Chris Daughtry (Daughtry), Chris Sampson (EVP, Programming Superfly Presents (Bonnaroo, Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival)), Christopher Lennertz, Colt Ford, Craig Campbell, Darryl Worley, David Crowder, Delbert McClinton, Dustin Lolli, Dustin Lynch, Enrique Santos (Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of iHeartLatino), Eric Bibb, Eric Rushing (Senior Talent Buyer, Live Nation), Evan Stein (SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Owner, Experience Music Group), Excision, Fred Hersch, Hardeep Phull (Music Editor, NY Post), Harty Wiedemann, Hayes Carll, Jack Ingram, Jamie Jones, Jason Gray, JD McPherson, Jeanette Kats (Editor-In-Chief, Noiseporn), Jed Gottlieb (Music & Theater Writer, Boston Herald ), John Cameron (Editor-In-Chief, Selector), Joseph Patterson (Senior Editor, Complex), Josh Baldwin, Josh Jackson (Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Paste Magazine), Justin Shinn, Kany García, Karen Wacker, Katrina Sirdofsky (Founder / CEO, Cutcraft Music Group), Kelly Price, Kool & The Gang, Kristyn Ciani (Talent Buyer, C3 Presents (Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Shaky Knees)), KT Tunstall, Kyle Anderson (Senior Writer, Entertainment Weekly), Leticia Ramirez (Senior Latin Curator Programmer, Pandora), Linda Perry, LoCash, Lucero, Lydia Loveless, Mariza, Matt Hein, Matt Maher (Artist Manager, ROAR Management), Maura Johnston (Music Critic, The Boston Globe), Melanie Fiona, MercyMe, Michael Molenda (Editor-In-Chief, Guitar Player), Mike McClellan, Mike Torres (SCREEN SHOT JUDGE – A&R, Position Music), Miriam Di Nunzio (Arts Editor/Entertainment, Chicago Sun-Times ), MNEK, Montgomery Gentry, Nick Hartley (Artist Manager, The Fitzgerald-Hartley Company), Nigel Farmer (Editor-In-Chief, Jazz In Europe), Oumou Sangaré, Paolo Nutini, Phantogram, Rachel Levy (SVP, Film Music at Universal Pictures), Raoul Hernandez (Music Editor, Austin Chronicle), Rapsody, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Rhett Walker, Robert Navarro (SCREEN SHOT JUDGE – Creative Director, Custom Music and Indie Artist A&R, Amp Music), Rosanne Cash, Ryan Adams, Sammy Hagar, Sanctus Real, Sarah Jones (Editor, Electronic Musician Magazine), SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Alicen Schneider (Senior Vice President, Music Creative, NBC Entertainment ), SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Connie Farr (Music Supervisor / Creative Director, ThinkSync Music), SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Jessica Cole (Founder / President, Lyric House), SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Samantha Carew (Music Creative, Sky TV), SCREEN SHOT JUDGE - Velma Barkwell (Music Supervisor, East End Music Productions), Screen Shot Judge – Joseph Gonzalez (Partner/VP, Head of Creative, Cutcraft Music Group), Sheryl Louis (CSM Management), Showtek, Simón Mejía (Bomba Estéreo ), Sinead O'Connor, Suzanne Cadgene (Publisher, Elmore Magazine), Taj Mahal, Tenth Avenue North, The Killers, The Kooks, The Secret Sisters, The Struts, The Turnpike Troubadours, Tom Lanham (Music Critic, The San Francisco Examiner), Toots Hibbert (Toots and the Maytals), Tyler Williams (The Head And The Heart), Victor Wainwright, Ying Yang Twins, Zach Long (Associate Editor, Time Out Chicago), and more!

Facebook Instagram Twitter