ARTISTS

Tom Waits

  

American Authors

  

Pat Metheny

  

Sarah McLachlan

  

Bastille

  

Casting Crowns

  

Avicii

  

Sara Evans

  

Wayne Shorter

  

John Hiatt

  

Keane

  

DJ Snake

  

Robben Ford

  

Danilo Perez

  

Kenny Wayne Shepherd

  

Martina McBride

  

Newsboys

  

J. Holiday

  

Jon Secada

  

The Chainsmokers

  

Bela Fleck

  

Jason Isbell

  

James McNally & Martin Russell
Afro Celt Sound System

  

London Grammar

  

Michael W. Smith

  

Natasha Bedingfield

  

Craig Morgan

  

Gerald Casale
Devo

  

Jean-Luc Ponty

  

James Cotton

  

Taylor Goldsmith
Dawes

  

Darryl McDaniels
Run D.M.C.

  

Matt Thiessen
Relient K

  

Chayanne

  

Femi Kuti

  


INDUSTRY

Monte Lipman
Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Republic Records

  

Dan McCarroll
President, Warner Bros. Records

  

Craig Kallman
Chairman and CEO, Atlantic Records

  

Alison Donald
Co-President, Columbia Records UK

  

Jeff Castelaz
President, Elektra Records

  

Ted Cockle
President, Virgin Records UK

  

Mike Smith
President, Mercury Records UK

  

Rosie Lopez
President, Tommy Boy Entertainment

  

Nir Seroussi
President, Sony Music Latin

  

Keith Naftaly
Executive VP of A&R, RCA Records

  

Glen Barros
President, Concord Music Group

  

Bruce Iglauer
Founder / President of Alligator Records

  

Richard Stumpf
CEO, Atlas Music Publishing

  

Ed Vetri
President, Wind-Up Records

  

Steve Greenberg
CEO, S-Curve Records

  

Edward Chmelewski
President, Blind Pig Records

  

Steve Lillywhite
Producer (credits include U2, the Rolling Stones, Morrissey, Peter Gabriel and more)

  

Jason McArthur
VP of A&R, Provident Label Group / Sony Music Entertainment

  

Rex Rideout
VP of AR, Motown Records

  

Albert Schilcher
VP Music & Music Marketing, MTV International

  

Bryan Stewart
VP of A&R, Curb Records

  

Angel Carrasco
Sr. VP of A&R Latin America Sony BMG / President Discos 605

  

Gary Briggs
Senior VP of A&R / Producer, New West Records

  

Joseph Burney
VP of A&R, RCA Inspiration Sony Music Entertainment

  

Jay Landers
Executive VP of A&R, Verve Music Group

  

Matthew Johnson
President, Fat Possum Records

  

Jermaine Hall
Editor-In-Chief, Vibe Magazine

  

Cory Robbins
Founder / President of Robbins Entertainment

  

Julie Kertes
General Manager, National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)

  

Lori Teig
VP of Talent, VEVO

  

Jamie Masada
Owner, Laugh Factory

  

Leib Ostrow
Founder/CEO, Music For Little People

  

Wende Curtis
President/CEO, Comedy Works

  

Claire S. Green
President, Parents' Choice Foundation

  

Nate Dern
News Editor, Funny Or Die News

  

Cyndi Nelson
General Manager, ZANIES Comedy Club

  

Shannon O'Neill
Artistic Director, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre NY

  

Kim Buie
Head of A&R, Thirty Tigers

  


Past judges include: Aaron Lewis (Staind), Adele, Alan Meltzer (Founder/CEO, Wind-Up Records), Alejandro Sanz, Allison B. Jones (VP of A&R, Big Machine Label Group), Amadou & Mariam, Amanda Ghost (President of Epic Records), Amy Doyle (Sr. Vice-President Music and Talent of MTV), Amy Ray (Indigo Girls), Anastasia Brown (Music Supervisor, FORMAT), Angelique Kidjo, Anoushka Shankar, Anthony Hamilton, Antony Bland (A&R, American Recordings), Arif Mardin (Former President, Manhattan Records and Vice-President, Atlantic Records), B.B. King, Baaba Maal, Basement Jaxx, BeBe Winans, Ben Folds, Ben Harper, Bernie Taupin (Elton John Lyricist), Bill Evans, Billy Currington, Black Francis (The Pixies), Bo Diddley, Bombino, Boney James, Brad Schwartz (Sr. VP/General Mgr., Much MTV Group), Branford Marsalis, Brian Malouf (VP A&R of Walt Disney Records), Brian Setzer, Brian Wilson, Bruce Hornsby, Bruce Lundvall (President, EMI Blue Note Label Group), Buckcherry, Cassandra Wilson, Chaka Khan, Charlie Walk (Former President, Epic Records), Cheech Marin (Cheech & Chong), Chris Hillman (The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers), Chris Parr (Former VP, Music Programming and Talent Relations, CMT), Clint Black, Dan Haseltine (Jars of Clay), Dan Storper (President of Putumayo World Music Records), Dan Zanes, Daniel Glass (Founder/CEO, Glassnote Entertainment Group ), Danilo Perez, David Bendeth (Former Sr. VP A&R, RCA Records), David Massey (President, Mercury Records), Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi , Dido, DJ Tiesto, Douglas C. Cohn (Sr. Vice-President, Music Marketing & Talent of Nickelodeon ), Dr. Demento (Radio Host of The Dr. Demento Show), Eddie Kramer (Producer), Florida Georgia Line, Francesca Battistelli, Frank Callari (Co-Founder/Former Sr. VP A&R, Lost Highway), Garbage, Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol), Glen Barros (President/CEO, Concord Music Group), Guru, Imagine Dragons, Jack Vaughn (Vice-President, Comedy Central Records), James Diener (President, A&M/Octone Records), James Mercer (The Shins), Janelle Monae, Jazmine Sullivan, Jeff Beck, Jeff Fenster (Sr. VP A&R, Jive Records), Jeffrey Steele, Jeremy Camp, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Bralower (Producer), Jimmy Needham, Joe Nichols, Joe Satriani, John Digweed, John Mayall, John Ondrasik (Five For Fighting), John Scofield, Johnny Clegg, Jonas Nachsin (President, Roadrunner Records), Josh Turner, Joshua Redman, Joss Stone, Journey, Julian Casablancas (The Strokes), K'Naan, Keith Wozencroft (President, Capitol Music and Virgin Records UK), Kelly Clarkson, Ketch Secor (Old Crow Medicine Show), Kim Stephens (A&R, Capitol Records), Kings of Leon, KT Tunstall, Lisa Ramsey Perkins (Sr. Director, A&R of Sony Nashville), Loretta Lynn, Los Temerarios, Lucinda Williams, Macy Gray, Mario, Mark Foster (Foster the People), Massive Attack, McCoy Tyner, Medeski Martin & Wood, Michael Gudinski (Founder, Mushroom Records), Michael McDonald (Co-Founder, ATO Records), Mitchell Cohen (Former VP A&R, Verve Music Group), Mona Scott-Young (Former Co-Owner/President, Violator Management), Montel Jordan, Mose Allison, My Morning Jacket, Nas, Natalie Grant, Neil Finn (Crowded House), Nelly Furtado, Nile Rodgers (Producer), Ornette Coleman, Ozzy Osbourne, P. Diddy, Patrick Moxey (Founder/Owner, Ultra Records), Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, Paulina Rubio, Peter Asher (Former President, Sanctuary Artist Mgmt.), Peter Furler (Newsboys), Peter Gabriel, Peter Hook (New Order), Phil Vassar, Pitbull, Raine Maida (Our Lady Peace), Ray Davies (The Kinks), Ray Wylie Hubbard, Regina Spektor, Ric Arboit (President Nettwerk Music Group), Rick Krim (Executive VP Talent and Music Programming of VH1), Ricky Martin, Rihanna, Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20), Robbie Williams, Robert Beeson (Founder, Essential Records ), Robert Earl Keen, Robert Smith (The Cure), Rose Noone (Former Sr. VP A&R, Epic Records), Sandra Bernhard, Sasha, Scott Kirkland (The Crystal Method), Sean Paul, Selena Gomez, Seymour Stein (Chairman/CEO of Sire Records), Simon Le Bon / Roger Taylor (Duran Duran), Sonny Rollins, Stacey Earle, Steve Smith (VP A&R/Manager, Aware Records & A-Squared Management), Steve Vai, Steve Winwood, Sully Erna (Godsmack), Suzanne Vega, T-Pain, Taj Mahal, Tegan and Sara, Terence Blanchard, The Donnas, Timbaland, Toby Mac, Toots Hibbert (Toots & The Maytals ), Tori Amos, Tracy Gershon (Sr. VP and Head of A&R, Warner/Chappell Music Nashville), Train, Trevor Jerideau (VP of A&R, RCA Records), Trombone Shorty, Vanessa Carlton, Weird Al Yankovic, Wynonna, Youssou N'Dour, and more!

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