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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 submitted demos, using his experienced ears and impeccable judgment to pick the best demos to send on to Universal Label’s A&R department. 

Since writing his first song at the age of 6, Universal Music A&R judge Simon Li’s life has always focused around music. Universal Music A&R judge Simon Li was part of a semi-pro band at the age of 15, and has previously worked for Island, Sanctuary, W14, as well as stints in Digital for Universal’s Catalogue and TV divisions.

Simon Li – Universal Music A&R judge

Universal Music A&R judge Simon Li now continues to sing, play guitar and write his own music. Universal Music A&R judge Simon Li also produces and remixes, and runs his own dance label.

Universal Music A&R judge Simon Li will be putting his experienced ears and impeccable judgment to the test as he judges for Open Mic UK and looks for the next big thing!

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