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Name Role
Abbie McCarthy Broadcaster BBC Introducing Kent/4Music
Abi Leland Music Supervisor Leland Music
Ace Presenter BBC Radio 1/1Xtra
Adam Ryan Curator The Great Escape
Al Smith Managing Editor Capital Brand
Alan Swan Head of Music RTE (Ireland)
Alex Baker Broadcaster & Writer Kerrang! Radio, Magic
Alex Critchley Talent & Music Director MTV
Alexandra Patsavas Founder Chop Shop Music Supervision
Alison Howe Series Producer Later... with Jools Holland
Ami Bennett Founder Foundation FM
Anders Jernquist Live Music Booker P3 Sweden
Andrea Madden Music Supervisor Made In Chelsea
Andy Copping Executive President of UK Touring Live Nation
Andy Malt Editor CMU (Complete Music Update)
Anna Karatziva Head of Talent & Music MTV Networks
Aoife Woodlock Booker Other Voices
Azi Eftekhari Head of Music Label Relations (EMEA) YouTube
Bethan Elfyn Project Manager, Producer, Presenter BBC Wales
Billie Eilish Artist
Bjørn Pfarr Head of Booking Reeperbahn Festival
Carl Young Head Of Music & Talent EU Vevo
Caroline Sullivan Freelance Journalist The Guardian
Catherine Grieves Music Supervisor Faber Music (Killing Eve)
Chantelle Fiddy Urban Editor Mixmag
Charlie Ashcroft Head of Music & Broadcaster BT TV, Amazing Radio
Che Chumber Music Editor BBC Asian Network
Chris Price Head of Music BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra
Chris Sawyer Producer, Greg James BBC Radio 1
Christie-Driver Snell Editor (Dance) Spotify UK
Christina McDonald Producer BBC Wales
CHVRCHES Artist
Claes Olsen Head of Booking The Øya Festival
Clara Amfo DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Danielle Perry Presenter Absolute
Danny Howard DJ & Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
David Mogendorff Artist Services EMEA YouTube Music
David Smyth Chief Rock & Pop Critic Evening Standard
Dean Jackson Broadcaster BBC Introducing in the East Midlands
Derek Robertson Writer / Journalist Guardian, NME, Vice, Timeout
Devlin Tagoe Music Booker Soccer AM
Dexter Batson Editor (Indie) Spotify
Dominic Wallace Global Pop Editor Deezer
Dotty Presenter (1Xtra Breakfast) BBC Radio 1 / 1Xtra
Duncan Allen Head of Music Programming MTV
Emily Eavis Co-Organiser Glastonbury Festival
Emma Swann Founding Editor DIY Magazine
Emma-Louise Amanshia Producer (Radio 1 Rap Show) BBC Radio 1 / 1Xtra
Eve Barlow Journalist and Contributing Editor GQ, Pitchfork, Vulture and Q
Francesco Loy Bell Editor Wonderland Magazine
Francois Kueffer Programmer RTS
Gemma Bradley Presenter BBC NI
Geoff Ellis CEO DF Concerts (TRNSMT)
George Ergatoudis Head of Music, UK & Ireland Apple
Georgie Rogers DJ & Broadcaster Virgin Radio & Journalist
Gerrit Kerremans Music Controller VRT Music (Belgium)
Graham Albans Producer, Zoe Ball BBC Radio 2
Greg James Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Hannah J Davies Writer The Guardian, Q
Harpz Kuar Presenter (Breakfast) BBC Asian Network
Harrison Stock Assistant Producer, Annie Mac / Broadcaster BBC Radio 1 / Transmission Roundhouse
Hattie Collins Freelance Journalist and Author i-D Magazine, ASOS Magazine
Hrishi Hirway Host and Producer Song Exploder Podcaster
Hugo Schaap Head of Music 3FM (Netherlands)
Huw Stephens Braodcaster BBC Radio 1
Jack Saunders Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Jaguar Bingham Presenter BBC Introducing
James Cabooter Showbiz Editor Daily Star
James Curran Director of Music Magic and Absolute Radio
James Foley Team Lead, Music Culture and Editorial, UK Spotify
James Minor Head of Music Festival SXSW
Jamz Supernova Presenter BBC Radio 1 / 1Xtra
Jarri Van der Haegen Founder & Editor Disco Naiveté
Jasmine Srih Music Programmer Boiler Room
Jason Kramer New Music Presenter KCRW (LA)
Jeff Benjamin Music Writer and Columnist Billboard, Rolling Stone, Forbes
Jeff Smith Head of Music BBC Radio 2 & BBC Radio 6 Music
Jess Iszatt Presenter BBC Music Introducing in London
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
Joel Borquaye Editor (Urban) Spotify (UK)
John Kennedy Broadcaster Radio X (X-Posure New Music Show)
John Mcildowie Festival Booker Reading & Leeds
Joseph 'JP' Patterson Senior Editor Complex Magazine
Julie Adenuga Radio Presenter Apple Music
K4cie DJ / Radio Host / Promoter NTS / Foundation / Peach
Katie Atkinson Presenter Billboard PopShop Pod
Keith Cameron Contributing Editor MOJO
Kelly Betts Producer BBC Introducing
Kieran Yates Music Journalist and Broadcaster The Guardian
Kieran Yeates Editor Apple
Lana Webb Freelance Music & Talent Producer Remedy Productions, Endemol Shine Digital UK
Laura Snapes Deputy Music Editor The Guardian
Lauren Brennan Producer, Music Team BBC Radio 6 Music
Lauren Churchman Assistant Producer, Music Team BBC Radio 6 Music
Lauren Kreisler Head of Digital Official Charts Company
Lauren Laverne Presenter BBC Radio 6 Music
Lee Tyler Editor Blues & Soul Magazine
Lewis Capaldi Artist
Lori Duncan Producer, TUNE BBC Scotland
Lucy Madge Producer, Lauren Laverne BBC Radio 6 Music
Lucy Wood Festival Booker Latitude
Ludovic Hunter-Tilney Pop Critic Financial Times
Malcolm Jack Music Editor The Big Issue
Mark Findlay Group Head of Live Music Global
Mark Lampo Music Editor Amazon Music
Mark Sutherland Editor Music Week
Matt Deverson Managing Editor Radio X
Matthew Schnipper Executive Editor Pitchfork
Mel Lewis Music Team Producer BBC Radio 1
Michael Cragg Music Writer The Guardian, Q, Beat
Michael Michel Assistant Producer BBC Radio 1 Music Team
Michael Yerke Chief Talent Buyer Live Nation USA
Mike Walsh Music Team War Child (Charity)
MistaJam Broadcaster & DJ BBC Radio 1 & BBC Radio 1Xtra
Nadine Tenament Trail Manager Tennament TV + Tennament Trail Festival
Nikhil Shah Co-Founder Mixcloud
Olafur Pall Gunnarsson Music Programmer RUV (Iceland)
Olivia Jones Presenter Pop Buzz / Huff Post / Wireless North
Paul Bridgewater Editor-In-Chief The Line Of Best Fit
Paul Firth Director Amazon Music
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
Paul Sheenan Producer, Steve Lamacq BBC Radio 6 Music
Peter Robinson Founder Popjustice
Phil Taggart Broadcaster, DJ, Label owner BBC Radio 1 / Hometown Records
Rachael Bee Managing Director ILUVLIVE
Rachael Devine Music & Content Producer Kiss
Rafe Offer Co-Founder / CEO Sofar Sounds
Reece Parkinson Presenter MOTDx
Ric Blaxill Music & Content Director Bauer Media
Richard Smirke UK Correspondent Billboard
Rigsy Producer & DJ BBC Radio Ulster
Rob Da Bank Co-Founder Bestival
Robert Meijerink Head of Program ESNS Eurosonic Noorderslag
Roisin O'Connor Music Correspondent The Independent
Ross Golan Songwriter / Broadcaster And The Writer Is...
Rowan Faife Co-Founder & Managing Director Don't Flop Entertainment
Ryan Bassil Deputy Editor VICE
Sam Ajilore Founder & Editor That Grape Juice
Sam Van Gelder Producer MOTDx
Sara Sesardic Editor (Pop) Spotify (UK)
Sarah Beaumont Co-Music Lead BBC Radio 1Xtra, Curator Radio 1 Party Anthems BBC Radio 1 Xtra
Sat Bislar Founder / Presenter MUSEXPO / Passport Approved
Scott Hastie Founder / Music Officer Student Radio Music Network (SRA)
Scott Mills Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Selim Bulut Music Editor Dazed & Confused Magazine
Shannon Cotton Editor Gigwise.com
Sharid Alles Station Manager NPO 3FM (Netherlands)
Stephen Ackroyd Editor Dork Magazine
Steve Lamacq Presenter BBC Radio 6 Music
Steve Miller Festival Booker Liverpool Sound City
Sulinna Ong Head of Music Spotify UK
Talia Kraines Music Curator Amazon Music
Tallah Brash Music Editor The Skinny (Scotland)
Thomas Hannan Editorial Manager Amazon Music
Tim Ingham Publisher Music Business Worldwide
Tim Vernon Deputy Head of Music Absolute Radio Network
Tom Baker Founder Field Day
Tom Billington Editor BBC Music Introducing
Tom Cotton Music Producer Absolute Radio
Tshepo Mokoena Editorial Director VICE / Mercury Judge
Ueli Haflinger Head of Music Flux FM (Germany)
Vic Galloway Broadcaster BBC Scotland
Will Hodgkinson Chief Rock & Pop Critic The Times
Will McGillivray Digital Music Content Lead Amazon
Zoe Ball Broadcaster BBC Radio 2