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BBC Sound of 2010: The tastemakers

Some 165 influential UK-based music critics, editors, broadcasters and bloggers helped put together the BBC Sound of 2010 list by naming their favourite new acts. The tastemakers were:

• Mark Adams - Box Television head of music (4Music, Box, Kiss, Q, Kerrang, Magic, Smash Hits)

• Sean Adams - DrownedinSound.com editor, Sunday Times Culture

• Edward Adoo - BBC 5 live's music review, the voice of MTV Base

• Sam Ajilore - That Grape Juice blog writer

• Annika Allen - Flavourmag.co.uk editor-in-chief

• Henry Barnes - Guardian.co.uk New Music On Wednesday writer

• Matt Barnes - Newnoise.net editor

• Gemma Birkitt - Galaxy FM producer

• Mike Bradford - The Recommender blog writer

• Lauren Brennan - BBC Radio 1 music team

• Sarah Burden - Chart Show TV, Flava TV & The Vault channel manager

• James Cabooter - Daily Star Playlist deputy editor

• Ally Carnwath - The Observer writer

• Jason Carter - BBC Introducing editor & BBC Radio 1/Switch/1Xtra head of live music

• Tim Chipping - Sky Songs editor

• Rich Clarke - Big Top 40 Show radio presenter

• Stuart Clarke - Music Week talent editor

• Richard Clayton - Financial Times, Sunday Times writer

• Greg Cochrane - BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat music reporter

• Hattie Collins - RWD magazine editor, i-D music editor

• Steve Collins - Smooth Radio programme director

• Scott Colothan - Gigwise.com editor

• Matt Cook - MTV UK director of music programming & artist relations

• Leonie Cooper - NME, The Guardian, Bizarre writer

• Dave Coull - UKRD Group music manager

• Will Cozens - Kiss DJ

• Alex Critchley - MTV UK Talent & Music

• James Curran - Absolute Radio head of music

• Saam Das - Faded Glamour blog writer

• Austin Daboh - BBC 1Xtra music co-ordinator

• Kim Dawson - Daily Star Playlist editor

• Mike Diver - BBC.co.uk album reviews editor

• DJ Semtex - BBC 1Xtra DJ

• Niall Doherty - The Fly magazine editor

• John Earls - News Of The World music writer

• Rick Edwards - Channel 4 & E4 presenter

• Matilda Egere-Cooper - The Independent writer

• Priya Elan - The Guardian, The Times, Mojo, NME writer

• Jess Eldridge - Channel 4 Album Chart Show & 360 Sessions music producer

• George Ergatoudis - BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra head of music

• Ben Evans - Nation Radio, Bay Radio, Bridge FM programme manager

• Stefanie Faleo - Chart Show TV presenter

• Chantelle Fiddy - Ctrl.Alt.Shift editor, RWD, Mixmag writer

• Mark Findlay - Capital FM & The Hit Music Network head of music

• Kate Finn - Hollyoaks music supervisor

• James Foley - Record of the Day music editor

• Paul Gambaccini - BBC Radio 2 presenter

• Roscoe Gibbs - Starz TV channel manager

• Harriet Gibsone - The Fly magazine Ones To Watch editor

• Ben Gilbert - Yahoo! Music UK editor

• Thomas H Green - Daily Telegraph writer

• Nick Grimshaw - BBC Radio 1 DJ

• Gareth Grundy - The Observer writer

• Michael Hann - The Guardian Film&Music editor

• Tom Hannan - Rockfeedback.com editor

• Hanna Hanra - The P.i.X magazine co-publisher

• Nigel Harding - BBC Radio 1 music policy executive

• Simon Harper - Clash Magazine editor

• Bob Harris - BBC Radio 2 broadcaster

• Jakki Healy - MTV UK talent and music executive

• Phil Hebblethwaite - The Stool Pigeon editor

• Alex Herron - Scuzz TV brand manager and presenter

• Kim Hillyard - ILikeMusic.com editor

• Jaimie Hodgson - NME new music editor

• Joff Hopkins - Tindle Radio music scheduler

• Lucy Horobin - In:Demand radio show presenter

• Alison Howe - Later... with Jools Holland producer

• Michael Hubbard - MusicOMH.com editor

• Rich Hughes - The Line of Best Fit blog writer

• Ludovic Hunter - Tilney - Financial Times writer

• James Hurley - MSN UK music editor

• Charlie Jones - Dummymag.com editor-in-chief

• Tim Jonze - Guardian.co.uk/music editor

• Anna Karatziva - MTV UK & Ireland label director, talent and music

• Nik Keene - Contactmusic.com editor

• Fraser Kennedy - Live From Abbey Road associate producer, talent

• Ted Kessler - Q magazine associate editor

• Talia Kraines - Londonist.com music editor, Attitude magazine, Popstarz DJ

• Paul Kramer - Hit Sheet magazine publisher

• Ras Kwame - BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra DJ

• David Lambert - Absolute Radio programming

• Stuart Last - BBC Radio 1 producer

• Rebecca Laurence - SpinnerMusic.co.uk writer

• Paul Lester - Guardian.co.uk New Band of the Day writer

• Michael C Lewin - Notion magazine editor

• Janice Long - BBC Radio 2 DJ

• Cath Lovesey - T4 & 4Music editor

• Zane Lowe - BBC Radio 1 DJ

• Laura Lukanz - BBC 1Xtra music manager

• Andrzej Lukowski - Clickmusic.com editor, DrownedinSound.com reviews editor

• Annie Mac - BBC Radio 1 DJ

• Paul MacInnes - Guardian.co.uk entertainment editor

• Paul Mack - The Hits, Smash! Hits and Heat Radio station manager

• Gareth Main - Bearded magazine editor, ThisFestivalFeeling.com

• Andy Malt - CMU editor

• Matt Mason - Q magazine senior editor

• Susan Masters - The Hollyoaks Music Show music consultant

• Fraser McAlpine - BBC Radio 1 ChartBlog writer

• Frank McCarthy - BFBS Radio head of music

• Will McGillivray - MTV UK & Ireland music programming manager

• Malik Meer - The Guardian Guide editor

• Alex Miller - Viceland.com editor

• MistaJam - BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra DJ

• David Mogendorff - MTV talent and music digital media director

• Joe Muggs - The Word, Mixmag, Wire, Theartsdesk.com writer

• Garry Mulholland - Observer Music Monthly, Q writer

• John Mulvey - Uncut deputy editor

• Krissi Murison - NME editor

• Tim Murray - Thedailygrowl.co.uk

• Jon Myer - BBC 6 Music music manager

• Nick Neads - Music and development producer, Music Neads

• Trevor Nelson - BBC 1Xtra, Radio 1 & Radio 2 DJ, MTV Base

• Helen Nicholson - Bebo UK music projects manager

• Nihal - BBC Radio 1 DJ

• Dermot O'Leary - BBC Radio 2 and X Factor presenter

• Chris Parkin - NME, Yahoo!, BBC writer

• Joseph Patterson - SuperSuper magazine, MTV, The Independent

• Chloe Pearson - BBC Radio 1 music producer

• Simon Price - Independent on Sunday writer

• Mark Radcliffe - BBC Radio 2 DJ

• Tom Ravenscroft - BBC 6 Music DJ, Diesel Radio, Global Soundtracks broadcaster

• Paul Rees - Q magazine editor-in-chief

• David Renshaw - It's Getting Boring By The Sea blog writer

• Marc Riley - BBC 6 Music DJ

• Adele Roberts - Galaxy FM DJ

• Peter Robinson - Popjustice.com editor

• Sian Rowe - Neu magazine editor, Dazed and Confused, Flux writer

• Larry Ryan - The Independent writer

• Marc Sallis - Artrocker magazine editor

• Chris Salmon - The Guardian writer

• Elizabeth Sankey - Platform magazine editor

• Paul Scaife - Record of the Day publisher

• Rachel Seagrave - BBC 6 Music music scheduler

• Robin Seamer - Breaking More Waves blog writer

• Marco Sensi - Box TV music editor

• Eddie Shaw - Lincs FM Group head of music

• Natalie Shaw - Musosguide.com editor

• Victoria Sinden - This Is Fake DIY editor

• Phil Singer - There Goes The Fear blog writer

• Christian Smith - Kiss Network head of music

• Jeff Smith - BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music head of music

• David Smyth - London Evening Standard chief rock and pop critic

• Huw Stephens - BBC Radio 1 DJ

• Mark Strippel - BBC Asian Network head of music

• Caroline Sullivan - The Guardian writer

• Mark Sutherland - Billboard magazine global editor

• Emma Swann- Rocklouder.co.uk, ThisIsFakeDIY.co.uk

• Jacqui Swift - The Sun's Something For The Weekend music editor

• Ashley Tanton - Likesounds.com editor

• Lee Thompson - BT Vision head of music

• Brent Tobin - Galaxy and Choice FM group head of music

• Tim Vernon - Absolute Radio music producer

• Lisa Verrico - The Times & The Sunday Times writer

• Andy Von Pip - Von Pip Musical Express blog & Altsounds.com editor

• Martin Vovk - Instant Hits blog writer

• Mike Walsh - Xfm head of music

• Stuart Waterman - My Chemical Toilet blog writer

• Lana Webb - Remedy Productions head of music

• Andy Welch - Press Association music editor

• Jez Welham - Kiss 100 DJ

• Tim Westwood - BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra DJ

• Mike Williams - Kruger magazine editor

• Ben Wolford - Capital FM/Hit Music Network music scheduler

• Kat Wong - Zane Lowe's producer, BBC Radio 1

• Scott Wright - Pinglewood blog writer



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