Jury

As the nominees are very diverse in style, genre, and personality, the jury comes from different backgrounds in the music industry as well. The jury will select five artists as winners, with one artist to win the Grand Jury Prize. All winners will be revealed at the Music Moves Europe Awards ceremony on Thursday January 19, 2023 at ESNS, the Netherlands.

Meet the Jury
Ladaniva
MME Public Choice winner 2022)
Bryan Johnson
Head of Artist and Industry Partnerships International, United Kingdom/Sweden)
Cindy Castillo
Management & Booking Mad Cool Festival - Spain)
Gemma Bradley
DJ / Host at BBC Radio 1, United Kingdom)
Kevin Cole
DJ / Host at KEXP, United States)

The winner of the previous MME Public Choice Awards takes a seat in the Jury. This year we welcome Ladaniva’s Jacqueline. Ladaniva creates music with a fresh touch of Armenian folk and other traditional forms. They know how to touch your heart, as well as how to throw a party for an eager audience.

Bryan Johnson is responsible for leading the development of creative partnerships and educational initiatives that enable artists and their teams to find and develop their audience.. Bryan has been a touring & recording musician for the past 20+ years.

Cindy knows her way around the music industry as CEO and Founder of Gigantic Music Management & Booking and at the head of Mad Cool Festival. She has been doing bookings and management for the famous Spanish rock and indie festival since the start.

Gemma Bradley is the Radio 1 go-to for the best new music. She champions a vast array of genres and great acts alike and is praised for her fun, warm, and humorous approach to presenting. When she’s not presenting Gemma is a songwriter and artist in her own right.

Under Kevin’s direction, KEXP has evolved from a Seattle based radio station to a globally revered nonprofit arts organization dedicated to enriching lives by championing music and discovery. Kevin also hosts the popular afternoon Drive Time show.