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Pundits

Name Role
Abbie McCarthy Broadcaster BBC Introducing Kent/Radio 1
Abel González Festival Booker Primavera, Barcelona
Adam Ryan MAMA Festivals New Music Programmer The Great Escape, Lovebox, Wilderness
Aimee Cliff Associate Editor The Fader
Al Horner Editor-In-Chief FACT
Alex Baker Broadcaster & TV Presenter Kerrang! Radio, Absolute Radio, Magic, 4Music
Alex Critchley Talent & Music Label Director MTV
Alex Donelly Editor In Chief MusicQubed
Alex Hoffman Head Of Music VICE
Alison Howe Series Producer Later… with Jools Holland
Andrea Madden Music Supervisor Made In Chelsea
Andy Copping Executive President UK Touring Live Nation
Andy Malt Editor CMU (Complete Music Update)
Anna Karatziva Head Of Talent & Music MTV Networks
Annie Mac DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Azi Eftekhari Head of Music Content Partnerships (EMEA) YouTube & Google Play
Ben Tipple Blog Editor Ticketmaster
Benji B DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1 & BBC Radio 1Xtra
Bethan Elfyn Presenter & Producer BBC Wales, Horizons Music Project, BBC Radio Wales
Cai Trefor Editor Gigwise
Cameron Leslie Co-Founder Fabric
Caroline Sullivan Freelance Music Journalist The Guardian
Chantelle Fiddy Urban Editor Mixmag
Charlie Ashcroft Head of Music & Broadcaster BT TV, Amazing Radio
Charlie Sloth DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra
Che Chumber Music Editor BBC Asian Network
Chloe Straw Head Of Content & Production Grape
Chris Price Head Of Music BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra
Christian Smith Head Of Music Capital FM
Claes Olsen Booker The ØyaFestival
Clara Amfo DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Dan Roberts Editor BBC Music Introducing
Daniel P Carter Broadcaster BBC Radio 1 Rock Show, Someone Who Isn't Me Podcast
Danny Howard DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Dave Chase Director of Music Burberry
Dave Ruby Howe Music Director triple j Unearthed
Dave Sutton Editorial Director Hype Machine
David Coull Content Director UKRD Group
David Mogendorff Artist Content & Services YouTube & Google Play
David Smyth Chief Rock & Pop Critic Evening Standard
Dean Jackson Broadcaster BBC Introducing in the East Midlands
Derek Robertson Editor-In-Chief Drowned In Sound
Dermot O'Leary Broadcaster BBC Radio 2
Diederik van Zessen Music Director 3FM (Netherlands)
DJ Edu DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1Xtra
DJ Semtex DJ, Broadcaster, Author BBC Radio 1Xtra
DJ Target ** DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1 & BBC Radio 1Xtra
Dominic Wallace Music Editor Deezer
Duncan Allen Head Of Music Programming MTV
Ellie Goulding Musician, Songwriter, Publisher
Emma Swann Founding Editor DIY Magazine
Eve Barlow Music Writer Noisey / Billboard / Pitchfork
Geoff Ellis CEO DF Concerts and Events (T in the Park)
George Ergatoudis Head of International Shows & Editorial Spotify
Georgie Rogers DJ & Broadcaster Virgin Radio & BBC 6 Music
Glenn Miller Head Of Entertainment Partnerships, EMEA Facebook
Greg James Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Hannah J Davies Writer The Guardian , Q
Hannah Rad TV Presenter and Producer Revolt TV & MTV
Harriet Jordan-Wrench Founder Secret Sessions
Hattie Collins Features Director i-D Magazine
Huw Stephens Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Ian Greaves Senior Director, Music Programming & Label Relations Napster
Isaac Koby Hagan Founder / CEO Pigeons and Planes
Jacob Rickard Producer, Huw Stephens BBC Radio 1
James Cabooter Showbiz, Music Editor Daily Star
James Curran Director of Music Magic and Absolute Radio
James Foley Senior Editor Spotify
James Minor Head of Music Festival SXSW
James Pllu Programme Manager Heat Radio / Kerrang! Radio
Jamie Milton Writer NME, Noisey, The Guardian
Jane Beese Head Of Music The Roundhouse
Jarri Van der Haegen Founder & Editor Disco Naïveté
Jason Grishkoff Founder Indie Shuffle & SubmitHub
Jeff Smith Head Of Music BBC Radio 2 & BBC Radio 6 Music
Jez Nelson CEO / Chief Creative Officer Somethin' Else
Jez Welham Broadcaster Capital Xtra
Jim Gellatly Broadcaster / New Music Columnist Amazing Radio / The Scottish Sun
Jo Whiley Broadcaster BBC Radio 2
Joe Dougan Live Music Promoter Belsonic, The Limelight Belfast, Shine
Joe Walker Broadcast, Music Writer Beats 1, Reprezent, RWD
John Kennedy Broadcaster Radio X (X-Posure new music show)
John Rostron Concert & Festival Promoter Sŵn & Welsh Music Prize
Jon Mcildowie Festival Booker Reading & Leeds
Joseph 'JP' Patterson Editor Complex UK and Trench
Julian Marshall Global Head Of Content Shazam
Karen Pearson CEO, Radio 2 Producer Folded Wing, Jamie Cullum
Kate Blakemore Music Supervisor Lime Pictures
Kate Davy Producer, Annie Mac BBC Radio 1
Kate Holder Producer BBC Radio 1
Keith Cameron Contributing Editor MOJO
Kieran Yates Music Journalist and Broadcaster The Guardian
Lana Webb Head Of Music & Talent Remedy Productions
Laura Snapes Contributing Editor Q
Lauren Brennan Producer, Music Team BBC Radio 6 Music
Lauren Churchman Assistant Producer, Music Team BBC Radio 6 Music
Lee Tyler Editor Blues & Soul Magazine
Leonie Cooper Senior Staff Writer NME
Lily Walker Editor Wonderland Magazine
Lotes CEO & Founder Bl@ckbox
Loyle Carner Rapper
Ludovic Hunter-Tilney Pop Critic Financial Times
Malcolm Jack Music Editor The Big Issue
Mark Adams Music Director 4Music & The Box Plus Network
Mark Findlay Group Head Of Live Music Global
Mark Lampo Digital Music Content Manager Amazon Music
Mark Ryan Station Manager Amazing Radio
Martin Talbot Chief Executive Official Charts Company
Matthew Mills Producer, Steve Lamacq BBC Radio 6 Music
Matthew Schnipper Managing Editor Pitchfork
Maximilian Domma Head Of Booking Reeperbahn Festival
Melanie Armstrong Head Of Music HMV
Michael Cragg Music Writer / Editor The Guardian & Q / Beat
Michael Kiwanuka Musician
Mike Walsh Head Of Music / Deputy Programme Director Radio X
MistaJam Broadcaster & DJ BBC Radio 1 & BBC Radio 1Xtra
Nathan Thomson Head Of Music KISS FM UK
Nick Grimshaw Broadcaster, The Radio 1 Breakfast Show BBC Radio 1
Nikhil Shah Co-Founder Mixcloud
Olly Alexander Musician Years and Years
Owen Myers UK Editor The FADER
Paul Bridgewater Editor The Line Of Best Fit
Paul Firth Director Amazon Music
Paul Hourican Music Marketing YouTube
Paul Malone Talent Producer The Graham Norton Show
Paul Pacifico CEO AIM (Association of Independent Music)
Paul Scaife Editor-In-Chief Record Of The Day
Pete Kelly Creative Manager BT Sport Music
Peter Robinson Founder Popjustice
Phil Taggart Broadcaster / Owner BBC Radio 1 / Hometown Records
Rachael Bee Managing Director ILUVLIVE
Rafe Offer Co-Founder / CEO Sofar Sounds
Raj Rudolph Creative Director/Editor EQ Music
Raphaella Lima Global Music Marketing, Partnerships & Supervision Electronic Arts
Ray BLK Singer BBC Music Sound Of 2017 Winner
Ric Blaxill Music & Content Director Bauer Media
Richard Kingsmill Group Music Director triple j
Richard Smirke UK Correspondent Billboard
Rigsy Broadcaster & DJ Belfast
Rob Da Bank Co-Founder Bestival
Rob Ronaldson Founder The Whitelist
Robert Meijerink Festival Booker Eurosonic Noorderslag
Robin Murray Online Editor Clashmusic.com
Roisin O'Connor Music Correspondent The Independent
Rowan Faife Co-Founder & Managing Director Don't Flop Entertainment
Russ Tannen Head Of Music DICE
Ryan Newman Music Editor BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra
Sam Ajilore Founder & Editor That Grape Juice
Sam Hall (Goldierocks) Presenter The Selector
Sam Kandal Booker The Warehouse Project / Parklife
Sam Wolfson Executive Editor VICE UK
Sarah Beaumont Producer, Music Team BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra
Scott Lapatine Founder / Editor-in-Chief Stereogum
Scott Mills Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Selim Bulut Music Editor Dazed & Confused Magazine
Stephen Ackroyd Editor Dork Magazine
Steve Blatter Senior VP / General Manager, Music Programming SiriusXM Radio
Stormzy Rapper
Talia Kraines Music Curator Amazon Music
Tallah Brash Music Editor The Skinny (Scotland)
Thomas Hannan Editorial Manager Editorial Manager
Tim Ingham Editor Music Business Worldwide
Tim Vernon Deputy Head Of Music Absolute Radio Network
Toddla T Producer, DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1 & BBC Radio 1Xtra
Tom Baker Founder Eat Your Own Ears, Field Day
Tom Connaughton SVP, Creative Content & Programming VEVO
Tom Connick Freelance Music Journalist NME, Noisey
Tom Cotton Music Producer Absolute Radio
Tuomas Kallio Co-Founder / Artistic Director Flow Festival
Vic Galloway Broadcaster BBC Scotland
Will Hodgkinson Chief Rock & Pop Critic The Times
Yasser Presenter BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network