ARTISTS

Tom Waits

  

Imagine Dragons

  

Josh Turner

  

Keane

  

Garbage

  

Joshua Redman

  

Nas

  

Selena Gomez

  

Bernie Taupin
Elton John Lyricist

  

Martina McBride

  

Mark Foster
Foster the People

  

Florida Georgia Line

  

Robert Smith
The Cure

  

Boney James

  

Bombino

  

Jon Secada

  

McCoy Tyner

  

Simon Le Bon / Roger Taylor
Duran Duran

  

Dido

  

Alejandro Sanz

  

Anoushka Shankar

  

Jeremy Camp

  

brian setzer

  

Ketch Secor
Old Crow Medicine Show

  

Jason Isbell

  

Avicii

  

Michael W. Smith

  

John Mayall

  

Craig Morgan

  

Gerald Casale
Devo

  

Bruce Hornsby

  

Jimmy Needham

  

James Cotton

  

Black Francis
The Pixies

  

Darryl McDaniels
Run D.M.C.

  

Toots Hibbert
Toots & The Maytals

  

Matt Thiessen
Relient K

  

Chayanne

  


INDUSTRY

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

  

Dan McCarroll
President, Warner Bros. Records

  

Ed Vetri
President, Wind-Up Records

  

Alison Donald
Co-President, Columbia Records UK

  

Richard Stumpf
CEO, Atlas Music Publishing

  

Albert Schilcher
VP Music & Music Marketing, MTV International

  

Bruce Iglauer
Founder / President of Alligator Records

  

Anastasia Brown
Music Supervisor, FORMAT

  

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

  

Dan Storper
President of Putumayo World Music Records

  

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

  

Douglas C. Cohn
Sr. Vice-President, Music Marketing & Talent of Nickelodeon

  

Leib Ostrow
Founder/CEO, Music For Little People

  

Lori Teig
VP of Talent, VEVO

  

Cory Robbins
Founder / President of Robbins Entertainment

  

Jamie Masada
Owner, Laugh Factory

  

Kim Buie
Head of A&R, Thirty Tigers

  


Past judges include: Aaron Lewis (Staind), Adele, Alan Meltzer (Founder/CEO, Wind-Up Records), 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), Angelique Kidjo, 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, Bill Evans, Billy Currington, Bo Diddley, Brad Schwartz (Sr. VP/General Mgr., Much MTV Group), Branford Marsalis, Brian Malouf (VP A&R of Walt Disney Records), Brian Wilson, 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 Zanes, Daniel Glass (Founder/CEO, Glassnote Entertainment Group ), David Bendeth (Former Sr. VP A&R, RCA Records), David Massey (President, Mercury Records), Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi , DJ Tiesto, Dr. Demento (Radio Host of The Dr. Demento Show), Eddie Kramer (Producer), Francesca Battistelli, Frank Callari (Co-Founder/Former Sr. VP A&R, Lost Highway), Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol), Glen Barros (President/CEO, Concord Music Group), Guru, 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, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Bralower (Producer), Joe Nichols, Joe Satriani, John Digweed, John Ondrasik (Five For Fighting), John Scofield, Johnny Clegg, Jonas Nachsin (President, Roadrunner Records), Joss Stone, Journey, Julian Casablancas (The Strokes), K'Naan, Keith Wozencroft (President, Capitol Music and Virgin Records UK), Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, 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, Massive Attack, 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, Natalie Grant, Neil Finn (Crowded House), Nelly Furtado, Nile Rodgers (Producer), Ornette Coleman, Ozzy Osbourne, P. Diddy, Pat Metheny, 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, Rose Noone (Former Sr. VP A&R, Epic Records), Sandra Bernhard, Sasha, Scott Kirkland (The Crystal Method), Sean Paul, Seymour Stein (Chairman/CEO of Sire Records), 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, 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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