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MUSIC INDUSTRY JUDGES

Want to get heard by music industry judges? Enter TeenStar!

Music industry judges: With a prestigious line up of music industry judges, TeenStar gives acts the opportunity to get heard by some of the most important music industry professionals. Previous competition judges have included record label A&R from Sony Music, Warner Music Group and Universal Music, as well as national radio DJs, regional press and BBC Introducing, with the judges getting more prestigious as the competition progresses.

Want to get heard by music industry judges? Enter TeenStar now!

GET HEARD BY RECORD LABEL A&R - MUSIC INDUSTRY JUDGES

At each TeenStar event a panel of music industry judges are chosen who reflect an assortment of music genres, techniques and professional interests to ensure a credible scoring system is provided for all the performing acts. The judges’ role is to identify those acts that have the potential to make it in the music industry and get signed as an artist in today’s current market. 

Want to get heard by music industry professionals? By entering TeenStar you could be performing in front of these judges:

Mark Hill


Mark Hill

Mark Hill

Mark Hill - Ivor Novello award winner

Mark Hill, an Ivor Novello award winner, British recording artist, songwriter and record producer, is particularly known as one half of the successful Garage duo the Artful Dodger. Mark Hill, an …

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Order: 1

Alex Baker


Alex Baker

Kerrang! Radio's Alex Baker

Kerrang! radio's Alex Baker DJ, TV and radio presenter for Kerrang! Radio, Kerrang! TV, Planet Rock Radio and 4Music. Kerrang! Radio's Alex Baker also writes for Front Magazine and is the music man for …

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Order: 2

Eddie Evelyn-Hall


Syco Entertainment's Eddie Evelyn-Hall

Eddie Evelyn-Hall

Syco Entertainment's Eddie Evelyn-Hall

Syco Entertainment's Eddie Evelyn-Hall has worked in the television industry for over 10 years. In this time he has worked on sucessful shows such as; The Voice, The X Factor, Britain's …

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Order: 2

CeCe Sammy


CeCe Sammy

CeCe Sammy

CeCe Sammy Celebrity Vocal Coach

CeCe Sammy, a celebrity vocal coach, vocal producer, TV judge, TV presenter and artist developer has worked in many capacities with an impressive roster of talent and industry big wigs including Will …

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Order: 3

James Meadows


Universal Music’s James Meadows

James Meadows

Universal Music’s James Meadows

Universal Music’s James Meadows has been a musician for over 10 years having toured with the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, The Ordinary Boys and The Subways. Following this Universal Music& …

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Order: 4

Jake Quickenden


X Factor's Jake Quickenden

Jake Quickenden

X Factor's Jake Quickenden

Singer songwriter Jake Quickenden has been singing and writing his own songs from a young age. Jake began his media career by appearing on The X Factor in 2012 and returned again in 2014. He has made a …

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Order: 5

Annie Nightingale MBE


Annie Nightingale

Radio DJ Annie Nightingale MBE

Radio DJ Annie Nightingale - first ever female DJ and Radio 1's longest serving DJ

Radio DJ Annie Nightingale MBE is best known as Britain’s first female DJ, and is now Radio 1’s longest serving …

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Order: 5

Ras Kwame


Choice FM DJ Ras Kwame

Ras Kwame

Choice FM DJ Ras Kwame

Choice FM DJ Ras Kwame’s knowledge and influence on the UK music scene is undisputed, and he is renowned for being a leader in representing the UK urban scene, and encouraging the UK’s new music …

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Order: 6

Gareth Henderson


Gareth Henderson

Gareth Henderson

Hampshire Recording Studio Engineer and Producer

Hampshire recording studio engineer and producer, Gareth Henderson, has been involved in the music scene for over 25 years and it’s far more of a passion than a career. …

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Order: 7

Laurence Hobbs


Producer and Songwriter Laurence Hobbs

Laurence Hobbs

Producer and Songwriter Laurence Hobbs

Laurence Hobbs is producer and songwriter signed to Notting Hill and 23rd Precinct Music.

Laurence Hobbs - Producer and Songwriter

As a writer and producer Laurence Hobbs has written with …

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Order: 8

Charlie Hedges


Radio KISS FM's Charlie Hedges

Charlie Hedges

Radio KISS FM's Charlie Hedges

Radio KISS FM’s Charlie Hedges is the youngest female breakfast DJ in the UK, a Sony Gold Award winner, and one of the UK’s hottest new club DJs. Radio KISS FM’s Charlie Hedges …

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Order: 9

Jon Moses


Professional Singer and Theatre Star Jon Moses

Jon Moses

Professional Singer and Theatre Star Jon Moses.

Jon Moses is a professional singer with vast experience in performing on stage. He has performed in theatre productions such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Oliver Twist, …

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Order: 9

Si Hulbert


Si Hulbert

Si Hulbert

Si Hulbert, music producer for One Direction

Si Hulbert, music producer, is a multi-platinum music producer, DJ and songwriter, who has written and produced tracks for huge acts including One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Professor Green, …

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Order: 10

Dane Bowers


Dane Bowers

Dane Bowers

Another Level member Dane Bowers

Another Level member Dane Bowers started out with the R&B boyband, Another Level, and went on to collaborate with True Steppers and Victoria Beckham. He also had a much publicised relationship …

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Order: 11

Chris Grayston


Chris Grayston

Chris Grayston

Head of A&R at Future Music Management

Chris Grayston is currently head of A&R at Future Music Management.

With a music career that spans over two decades, Head of A&R of Future Music Chris Grayston has undoubtedly …

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Order: 12

Simon Li


Simon Li

Universal Music A&R judge - Simon Li

Universal Music A&R judge Simon Li is responsible for fielding all demos sent to Universal’s UK website. Universal Music A&R judge Simon Li listens, files and responds to all …

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Order: 13

Stuart Slater


Stuart Slater

Stuart Slater

International music and vocal examiner Stuart Slater

Music examiner Stuart Slater is a drummer by trade with UK touring and session work under his belt, and his own music school based in Wiltshire. In addition to being a head judge …

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Order: 13

E-Plus


E-Plus

E-Plus

Choice FM presenter – E Plus

Choice FM presenter E Plus is a DJ and presenter for Choice FM, using his show to bring his listeners the freshest urban music first.

Choice FM presenter E Plus began his musical career as a member of …

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Order: 14

Malcolm McLaren


Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren - manager of The Sex Pistols

Malcolm McLaren was arguably one of the most cutting edge musical prodigies of the last 40 years. Most known for his outspoken nature and for managing both The Sex Pistols and the New …

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Order: 15

Liz McLarnon


Liz McLarnon

Atomic Kitten’s Liz McClarnon

As one third of one of Britain’s biggest girl bands, Atomic Kitten, Liz McClarnon has travelled the world on sell-out tours, performed for the Queen at Buckingham Palace and has countless …

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Order: 16

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