16th Annual IMA Judges

16th Annual IMA Judges


Amy Lee

Tom Waits &
Kathleen Brennan

Bakithi Kumalo

Slayer

Michael W. Smith

Sepultura


Yemi Alade
15th IMA Winner

Anthony DeCurtis
Contributing Editor
Rolling Stone

Phil Quartararo
Music Industry Veteran
Former CEO at Virgin, Warner Bros. and EMI Records

Bob Cutarella
Grammy Winning Producer
Director, Warner Chappell & Sony Music

Tom Callahan
Music Industry Veteran
Virgin Records, I.R.S. Records

Fiona Joy
15th IMA Winner


Rome
(Sublime with Rome)

Jesuton

Luciana Pegorer
Music Industry Veteran
Warner Music Brazil, Dell’arte Artistic Productions, Delira Música

Pedro Luís

Adam Lewis
Co-Founder
Planetary Group

Robert Pasbani
Co-Founder
Metal Injection


Al Horner
Editor-in-Chief
FACT Magazine

Air Traffic Controller
15th IMA Winner

Camila Meza
15th IMA Winner

Pedro Rock
15th IMA Winner

Sophie Asquith
Music & Events Manager
Bush Hall
London, UK

Scott Lapatine
Founder/Editor-in-Chief
Stereogum


Jon Keats
Events Director
The Cavern Club
Liverpool, England

Alvaro Villacis
Manager & Director of Booking
Wurlitzer Ballroom
Madrid, Spain

Hannah Gold
Program Director
City Winery
New York, NY

Brett Tabisel
Music Director / General Manager
(le) Poisson Rouge
New York, NY

Erika Kutanovaite
Operations Manager
Luna Lounge
London, UK

Mike Messer


Ben Lee

Ainda Dúo
15th IMA Winner

Benny Turner
15th IMA Winner

Le Boeuf Brothers
15th IMA Winner

Deep Dive Corp. + Ingrid Chavez
15th IMA Winner

Little Freddie King
15th IMA Winner


The Krickets
15th IMA Winner

Celso Salim Band
15th IMA Winner

RUNA
15th IMA Winner

Doug Seymour
(Doug Seymour Photography)
15th IMA Winner

Newpoli
15th IMA Winner

Brian Eisenberg
15th IMA Winner


Roman Miroshnichenko
15th IMA Winner

Kattam
15th IMA Winner

Kay-Ta
15th IMA Winner

Superhand
15th IMA Winner

The Danberrys
15th IMA Winner

Serge Bulat
15th IMA Winner


Maranda
15th IMA Winner

Maxine Syjuco
15th IMA Winner

Mechanik Project
15th IMA Winner

Tryptamines
15th IMA Winner

Levitas Bros.
15th IMA Winner

Roman Smirnov
15th IMA Winner


Ryan Choi
15th IMA Winner

Casii Stephan
15th IMA Winner

Brooke Annibale
15th IMA Winner

Neil Barnes
15th IMA Winner

Angie Keilhauer
15th IMA Winner

Bleu
15th IMA Winner


Emily Roig
15th IMA Winner

Tony Chen
IMA Winner

Paul Wiltshire
CEO
Songtradr

Nikki Ryan
Coordinator, National Promotions
Sony Music Entertainment Canada

Sherod Robertson
Publisher/Owner
MusicRow

Dave Cool
Director, Artist & Industry Outreach
Bandzoogle


Justin Gage
Founder
Aquarium Drunkard

Alejandro Clavijo
Founder & CEO
Reviews New Age

Blas Yasellli
Founder/Editor
The Music Ninja

Dean Cramer
Kings of A&R

Stefan Toren
Creative Manager
A&R Factory

Sybil Bell
Founder
Independent Venue Week


Richard Robinson
Chief Executive
Help Musicians UK

Sloane Spencer
Radio Host/Producer, Music Writer
Country Fried Rock

Joseph Timmons
Editor and reviews Journalist
IndiePulse Music Magazine

Kevin Sucher
Founder
Sucher Entertainment


J.D. Frizzell
President/Co-Founder
A Cappella Education Association

Tony Shimkin
President
Noble Music

Rick Carnes
President
Songwriters Guild of America

Scott Porterfield
Director of Marketing
Songwriters Guild of America

RJ, Drew, Rob and Stefan
Founders
Mugatunes

Ophir Paz
CEO/Co-Founder
Appum Studios


Libby Brickson
Program Director
City Winery
Chicago, IL

Patrick MacIntyre
Owner
Ironwood Stage & Grill
Calgary, AB

Kevin Hoskins
Co-Founder
Rock Shop
Boston, MA

Sean Hitchings
Events Manager
93 Feet East
London, UK

Kwenya Carreira
Owner
Marula Café
Madrid, Spain

Tom Nash
Asst. Manager / Venue Supervisor
Ryan’s Bar
London, UK


Hunter Rodgers
Assistant Manager
Cain’s Ballroom
Tulsa, OK