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Nominators

Aarti Joshi
Head of Marketing
DF Concerts
Website
Glasgow

Agnese Daverio
Programme and Production Manager
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Website
Edinburgh

Alasdair Campbell
Artistic Director
CounterFlows
Website
Glasgow

Alex MacDonald
Head of Performing Arts & Cinema
An Lanntair
Website
Stornoway

Alistair Braidwood
Freelance Writer, Reviewer and Podcaster
Scots Whay Hae!
Website
Glasgow

Amy Ferguson
Producer – The Afternoon Show
BBC Radio Scotland
Website
Edinburgh

Andy Shearer
Creative Director
Horsecross Arts
Website
Perth

Ashley Davies
Journalist
The Metro
Website
North Berwick

Becky Marshall
DJ
Ribeka
Website
Glasgow

Brian Ferguson
Arts Correspondent
The Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday
Website
Edinburgh

Bryan Peterson
Head of Creative Opportunities
Shetland Arts
Website
Shetland

Carla Marina Almeida
Performance Programmer
Paisley Arts Centre
Website
Paisley

Carol Main
Director
Live Music Now Scotland
Website
Edinburgh

Caroline MacLennan
Festival Director
Heb Celt Festival
Website
The Outer Hebrides

Caroline Sewell
Regional Organiser
Musicians' Union
Website
Glasgow

Catriona Logan
Festival Director
Celtic Media Festival
Website
Glasgow

Catriona Reilly

Stereo / Push It
Website
Glasgow

Chae Houston
Owner
Tenement TV
Website
Glasgow

Charlotte Mountford
Co-director
Lyth Arts Centre
Website
Lyth, Wick

Chris Knight
Promoter
Astrojazz
Website
Edinburgh

Chris Taylor
Regional Manager Scotland/Northern England/Northern Ireland
HMV Retail Ltd
Website
Glasgow

Colin Herd

HOT MESS
Website


Craig Gornall
Founder
Alive and Amplified
Website
Edinburgh

Darren Yeats
Record Shop Owner
VoxBox Music
Website
Edinburgh

David Boyle
Director of Kelburn Arts
Kelburn Arts Limited
Website
Kilmarnock

David Delday
Presenter
BBC Radio Orkney
Website
Orkney

David Francis
Director
Traditional Music Forum
Website


David Pollock
Freelance Music Journalist
The Scotsman, the List, Mixmag
Website
Edinburgh

Debbie McWilliams
Director of Live Entertainment
SEC Ltd
Website
Glasgow

Dougie Brown
Event Producer
Belladrum
Website
Inverness

Duncan McCrone
Director
Jammy Music Ltd
Website
Greenock

Elizabeth Alker
Presenter
BBC Radio 3
Website


Emma Lamont
Presenter
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
Website
Stornoway

Evan Henderson
Chief Executive
The Queen's Hall
Website
Edinburgh

Ewen Duncan
Record Shop Owner - Occasional Promoter, DJ- (Resident, Mobile and Radio) and Quizmaster
Europa Music
Website
Stirling

Fiona McMenamin
Assistant Manager
FOPP
Website
Glasgow

Fiona Shepherd
Freelance Music Journalist
Co-director of Glasgow Music City Tours
Website
Glasgow

Gill Maxwell
Executive Director
Scottish Music Centre
Website
Glasgow

Gillian Loney
Editor
Glasgow Live
Website
Glasgow

Helen McVey
BMus Programme
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Website
Glasgow

James Bruce
Programme Development Manager
The City of Edinburgh Council
Website
Edinburgh

Jamie Macdonald
Founder/Editor
Netsounds
Website
Inverness

Jamie Murray
Festival Director
Doune the Rabbit Hole
Website
Doune

Janet Tippet
Retailer
Assai Records
Website
Dundee

Jennifer McGlone
Creative Producer/ Consultant
Creative East End/ Glow Arts
Website
Glasgow

Jill Rodger
Festival Director
Glasgow International Jazz Festival Ltd
Website
Glasgow

Jim Byers
Director
Edinburgh Music Lovers
Website
Edinburgh

Jim Gellatly
Freelance Broadcaster / Journalist
The Scottish Sun / Amazing Radio / Forces Radio BFBS
Website
Glasgow

Jo McLean
CEO
The Touring Network
Website
Inverness

Joe Frankland
Senior Grants and Programmes Manager
PRS Foundation
Website
London

Joe Rattray

432 Presents
Website
Glasgow

Jonathan Rimmer
Journalist
Hip Hop Scotland
Website
Glasgow

Jules Boyle
Journalist
The Daily Record
Website
Glasgow

Kate Molleson
Music Journalist and Broadcaster

Website
Glasgow

Katie Hawthorne
Culture journalist
Freelance
Website
Edinburgh

Katriona Holmes
Promoter
Knockengorroch
Website
Dumfries

Keith Bruce
Journalist


Glasgow

Keith MacRae

Jazz at the Blue Lamp
Website
Aberdeen

Kim Macari
Chair
Jazz From Scotland
Website
Edinburgh

Laura Boyd
Presenter
STV
Website
Glasgow

Lauren Martin


Website
London

Lesley Shaw
Producer
Celtic Connections
Website
Glasgow

Lindsay Gillies
Producer – Vic Galloway on BBC Radio Scotland
BBC Radio Scotland
Website
Glasgow

Lisa-Marie Ferla
Arts Journalist and Blogger
Last Year's Girl
Website
Glasgow

Louise Warmington
Communications Manager
The Fruitmarket Gallery
Website
Edinburgh

Luke Turner
Co-editor, Advertising & Business Development
The Quietus
Website
London

Lyall Halcrow
Retailer
The Bop Shop
Website
Shetland

Mandi Freeman
Series Producer – The Quay Sessions
BBC Radio Scotland
Website
Glasgow

Margaret Chrystall
Entertainment journalist
Scottish Provincial Press
Website
Inverness

Martin Williams
Senior News Reporter
The Herald / Sunday Herald
Website
Glasgow

Maya Medvesek
DJ / Producer / Vocalist
Nightwave
Website
Glasgow

Michael Moloney
Owner
Chameleon
Website
Aberdeen

Michael Pedersen
Director / Founder
Neu! Reekie!
Website
Edinburgh

Mickey McMonagle
Magazine Editor
Sunday Mail
Website
Glasgow

Mike Grieve
Managing Director
Sub Club
Website
Glasgow

Moira McKenzie
Manager
Regular Music
Website
Edinburgh

Morag
Retailer
Groucho's Records Store
Website
Dundee

Nadia Younes
Events Editor / Clubs Editor / Presenter
The Skinny / EH FM
Website
Edinburgh

Nick Luscombe
Presenter – Late Junction
BBC Radio 3
Website


Nick Stewart
Booker
Sneaky Pete's
Website
Edinburgh

Nicola Henderson
Network Coordinator
New Music Scotland
Website
Banchory

Nicola Muir
Marketing Manager
RSNO
Website
Glasgow

Nicolas Zekulin
Chief Executive & Artistic Director
National Youth Orchestras of Scotland
Website
Glasgow

Nigel Graham

Union Vinyl
Website
Inverness

Rebecca Vasmant
DJ / Composer

Website
Glasgow

Roland Gulliver
Associate Director
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Website


Ross Calder
Promoter / Booking Agent
AGP Promotions & Booking Agent / Tunnels Aberdeen / Drummonds Aberdeen
Website
Aberdeen

Roz Bell
Head of Live Performance
Eden Court Theatre
Website
Inverness

Sandy McLean
Independent Record Shop Owner and Manager
Love Music - Glasgow
Website
Glasgow

Selina McLean

PCL Presents
Website
Glasgow

Simon Thoumire
Creative Director
Hands Up for Trad
Website
Glasgow

Stewart Bain
Manager
Grooves Records
Website
Kirkwall

Stuart Fleming
Senior Manager, Scotland & Northern Ireland
PRS for Music
Website
Dundee

Stuart McHugh
Editor
Is This Music?
Website
Glasgow

Suzanne Miller
Head of Scotland
Help Musicians Scotland
Website
Glasgow

Tallah Brash
Music Editor
The Skinny
Website
Edinburgh

Tara McLoughlin
Senior Cultural Programmer, Stirling Council
The Tolbooth & Albert Halls
Website
Stirling

Tim Saul
Chairman
Bute Jazz Festival
Website
Bute

Tom Johnson
Founder/Editor
Gold Flake Paint
Website
Glasgow

Yasmin Sulaiman
Director
Creative Edinburgh
Website
Edinburgh