Final Ballot: Vote NOW for NARIP 2011 Best in the Biz

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The final ballot is in. Please take 3 minutes to vote for the top execs and companies now. Deadline: March 25.

Thanks to those of you who nominated NARIP in the Best Music / Record Industry Association category. In fairness, we removed ourselves from the ballot. Similarly, we removed NARIP officers from the ballot who were nominated including Tess Taylor, Barry Coffing, Eileen Tilson, Peter Sotos, N8 Beats, Cappriccieo M. Scates, Ashley Lagarde, Ohmare Washington and Philipp Künstle. We thank you for these nominations, too!

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Results will be announced the following week.

Thank you.
Team NARIP

P.S.  Tweet this! —->  #NARIP

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Final Ballot: Vote NOW for NARIP 2011 Best in the Biz List
(or The People You Should Take To Lunch)

Best A&R Executive

Brian Malouf, Walt Disney Records
Cortez Bryant, Young Money Entertainment
Darcus Beese, Island Records
David Wolter, Capitol Music
Jason Jordan, Hollywood Records
Jon Lind, Hollywood Records
Mac McCaughan, Merge Records
Michael Howe, Capitol Records
Pete Ganbarg, Atlantic Records
Ron Burman, Roadrunner Records

Best Personal Artist Manager

Cliff Burnstein
Coran Capshaw
David Sonenberg
Irving Azoff
Jason Morey
John Silva
Michael McDonald
Robert Allen
Scooter Braun
Troy Carter

Best Music Business Writer / Journalist

Christian Wikane, Pop Matters.com
Ed Christman, Billboard
Ethan Smith, Wall Street Journal
Fred Goodman
Glenn Peoples, Coolfer.com, Billboard
Jerry Del Colliano, Inside Music Media
Moses Avalon
Paul Resnikoff, Digital Music News
Shirley Halperin, Hollywood Reporter
Wayne Rosso

Best Concert Promoter

Jeff Sharp, Atlanta Worldwide Touring
Bill Silva, BSP
Jim Glancy, Bowery Presents
Kevin Lyman, Warped Tour
Kevin Morrow, Live Nation
Larry Vallon, AEG
Mike Krebs, AEG / Goldenvoice
Paul Tollett, Goldenvoice
Seth Hurwitz, IMP
Lisa Hickey, C3 Presents

Best Consultant / Strategist

Ehab Haddad
Eugene Foley
Jason Kadlec
Keith Holzman
Kelly Marie Dunn
Rich Masio
Steffen Franz
Thomas A. White

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Best Music / Performer / Artist Development Executive

Don Grierson
Jan Linder-Koda
John Braheny
Lis Lewis
Tom Jackson

Best Digital Distribution Executive

Alice Kim, MTV
Ben Patterson, DashGo
Bruno Ybarra, iTunes
Jay Andreozzi, Amalgam Digital
Jay Liepis, iTunes
Kevin Arnold, IODA
Matt Laszuk, IRIS
Peter Wright, Virtual Label
Robb McDaniels, INgrooves
Steven Corn, BFM Digital

Best Traditional Distribution Executive

Alan Becker, RED
Bill McNally, Burnside
Ed Seaman, Music Video Distribution
Glenn Dicker, Redeye
Jim Cuomo, E1
Jim Urie, Universal Music Distribution
Mike Jbara, WEA Corp.
Richie Gallo, Rhino Entertainment
Ron Spaulding, Fontana
Tiffany Couch, Select O Hits

Best Marketing Professional

Brandon Frankel, CAA
Dan Cohen, EMI
Jason Feinberg, Concord
Jeremy Welt, Warner Bros. Records
Jessica Weber, Co-Sign
Ken Bunt, Hollywood Records
Kim Shiver, Live Nation
Nell Mulderry, Boss Sounds
Steve Berman, Interscope
Zach Hochkeppel, EMI

Best Music Business Attorney

Chris Castle
Dean Serwin
Dina LaPolt
Doug Mark
Eric Greenspan
Fred Davis
John Branca
Lee Phillips
Owen Sloane
Peter Paterno

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Best Music Merchandise Executive

Barry Drinkwater, Global Merchandise Services
Brandon Hance, AudioLife
Dell Furano, Live Nation
Felix Sebacious, Bravado
Jason Dell, BandMerch
Jeff Spellmeyer, Band Merch
John Nutcher, Merch One
Matt Young, Warner Music Group
Milt Arenson, Facility Merchandising
Tom Bennett, Bravado

Best Music Producer

Adam Anders
Alan Moulder
Byron Gallimore
Dann Huff
Dr. Dre
Dr. Luke
Joe Chiccarelli
Sean Beavan
Steve Lillywhite
T-Bone Burnett

Best Publishing Executive (Major)

Ben Vaughn, EMI Music Publishing Nashville
Cameron Strang, Warner/Chappell
David Renzer, Universal Music Publishing Group
Jason Boyarski, Warner/ Chappell
Jody Gerson, Sony/ATV
Keith D’Arcy, EMI Music Publishing
Leotis Clyburn, EMI Music Publishing Urban
Marty Bandier, Sony/ATV
Roger Faxon, EMI Music Publishing
Tom Sturges, Universal Music Publishing Group

Best Publishing Executive (Independent)

Alisa Coleman, ABKCO
Barry Coburn, Ten Ten Music
John Rudolph, Bug Music
Kenny MacPherson, Chrysalis Music Group
Larry Mestel, Primary Wave
Lionel Conway, Stage Three Music
Michael Eames, Pen Music Group
Peter Jansson, Janssongs, Inc.
Ron Manus, Alfred Music Publishing
Willard Ahdritz, Kobalt Music

Best Publisher, Creative (Major)

Alexandra Ziem, Universal Music, Germany
Big Jon Platt, Urban West, EMI
Dave Pettigrew, Warner/Chappell new York
Jim Vellutato, Sony/ATV Music, Los Angeles
JoAnna Puglisi, Universal Music Publishing Group
Mary Beth Roberts, Sony/ATV Music Pub
Ron Broitman, Warner/Chappell
Scott James, Universal Music Publishing Group
Steve Markland, Warner/Chappell Music Nashville
Tom Luteran, EMI Nashville

Best Publisher, Creative (Independent)

Beka Tischker, Razor & Tie
Dan Rosenbaum, Cherry Lane
Jedd Katrancha, Downtown Music
John Ozier, Curb

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Best Music Supervisor

Alexandra Patsavas
Alicen Schneider
Chris Mollere
Chris Violette
Gary Calamar
John Bissell
John Houlihan
Kevin Edelman
PJ Bloom
Randall Poster

Best New Media / Social Media Executive

Bob Heinemann, EMI
Corey Denis, Not Shocking
David Rosenheim, Jam Base
Hayley Cammarata, Mutt Marketing
Ian Rogers, TopSpin
Jay Frank, CMT
Jennie Smythe, Girlilla
Madalyn Sklar, Go Girls
Michael Brandvold, MichaelBrandvold.com
Ted Cohen, TAG Strategic

Best Publicist

Ariel Hyatt, Ariel Publicity
Bill Meis, E1 Entertainment
Cary Baker, Conqueroo
Chip Ruggieri, Chipster PR
Christopher Buttner, PR That Rocks
Curtis Smith, Maelstrom PR
Larry Solters, Scoop Marketing
Randy Alexander, Randex Communications
Susan Blond, Susan Blond Inc.
Tim Jones, Terrorbird

Best Radio Promotion Executive

Adrian Moriera
Bob Catania
Chris Lopes
Danny Busch
Greg Thompson
Howard Rosen
Lori Rischer
Mark Chotiner
Shanna Fischer
Wendy Goodman

Best Record Company President or CEO

Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records
Daniel Glass, Glassnote Records
Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records
Jonas Nachsin, Roadrunner Records
Livia Tortella, Warner Bros. Records
Luke Lewis, UMG Nashville
Mike Dungan, Capitol / EMI Nashville
Monte Lippman, Universal Republic Records
Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Records
Steve Barnett, Columbia Records

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Best Music Retailer

Amazon
Best Buy
Cactus Records
CD Baby
Newbury Comics
Electric Fetus
iTunes
Kemp Mill
Wal-Mart
Amoeba

Best Sales Executive

Benson Curb, Curb Records
Bryan Mead, Fontana
David Ellefson, Peavey
Henry Juszkiewicz, Gibson
Joe Parker, ABKCO
Michele Ito, BFM Digital, Inc.
Pam Russell, UMG Nashville
Rod Linnum, BFM Digital, Inc.
Shawn Fahy, AAO Music
Steve Kennedy, Columbia/Epic

Best Music Business Conference or Event

ASCAP Expo
Billboard / Hollywood Reporter Film/TV Conference
Canadian Music Week
CMJ Music Marathon
MIDEM
NARM
New Music Seminar
San Francisco Music Tech Summit
SXSW
Taxi Road Rally

Best Music or Record Industry Association

A2IM
Academy of Country Music
Association of Independent Music Publishers
Callifornia Copyright Conference
Country Music Association
Music Managers Forum
National Association of Music Merchandisers
National Association of Recording Merchandisers
Society of Composers & Lyricists
The Recording Academy

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Best Music-Brand Executive

Eric Sherman, Eleven Seven Records
Jennifer Frommer, Interscope
Jennifer Lyneis, Ue3 Promotions
Jonathan Feldman, Atlantic
Laura Hutfless, Creative Artists Agency
Liza Blumenthal, Sony Music
Lori Feldman, Warner Bros.
Lori Lambert, Universal Motown Republic Group
Mauro DeCeglie, EMI
Phil Sandhaus, Frank Sinatra Enterprises

Best Brand-Music Executive

David Campbell, Anheuser-Busch
Drew McGowan, Kingsford and KC Masterpiece / Clorox Company
Geoff Cottrill, Converse
James Elasky, Target
Jay Adelberg, Hot Topic
Ken Dice, Nike
Monique Boyer, MAC Cosmetics
Patrick Genovese, Gibson Guitar
Tim Moore, Sennheiser
Umut Ozaydinli, Coca-Cola

Best Brand Agency Executive

David Caruso, ACME Content Co.
David Schwab, Octagon Agency
Jeff Sodikoff, Platform One Entertainment
Jody Friedericks, DMI Music & Media
Jon Landman, The Syndicate
Jonathan Todd, Sabre Entertainment
Kevin McKiernan, Creative License
Marcie Allen, MAC Presents
Rob Stone, Cornerstone Promotion
Steve Stoute, Translation

Best Ad Agency Music Executive

Andre Gaccetta, George P. Johnson
Eric Johnson, DDB
Jean Scofield, McGarry Bowen
Jerry Krenach, Dentsu McGarryBowen
Jessica Dierauer, Young & Rubicam
Josh Rabinowitz, Grey Worldwide
Mike Boris, McCann Erickson
Rani Vaz, BBDO Worldwide
Ryan Fitch, Saatchi & Saatchi
Sean Lashley, Fleishman Hillard

Best Royalty Collector / Auditor / CPA

Cedar Boschan, Hurewitz, Boschan & Co.
Chris Hull, Prager and Fenton
Eric Palmquist, Disney Music Group
Frank Liwall, The Royalty Network, Inc.
Fred Wolinsky, Miller, Kaplan et al.
Jon Hichborn, Records on the Wall
Keith Bernstein, Royalty Review Council
Mark Scribner, Piemonte & Liebhauser
Patrick Sullivan, RightsFlow
Perry Resnick, RZO

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Best Music Business Teacher

Aubrey Tucker, Houston Community College
Bernard Baur, Musician’s Institute
Catherine Moore, New York University
Chris Daniels, University of Colorado at Denver
Greg Gordon, Pyramind
Jerry Goolsby, Loyola University New Orleans
Justin Winokur, Cogswell College
Lloyd Remick, Temple University School of Law
Martin Atkins, Invisible Records
Mike King, Berklee

Best Music Business Intern

Bridget Sincavage
Daniel Hudson
Dominic Stanley
Jason Robbins
Javi Snow
Kristen Scarpa
Lanisha Rene
Milinn Garde
Samantha Schipman
Zack Egan

Best New Artist

Band Perry
Best Coast
Bruno Mars
Cast of Glee
Esperanza Spalding
Florence and the Machine
Laura Marling
Local Natives
Mumford & Sons
Willow Smith

Vote NOW, click here. Deadline to vote: Fri, Mar 25 at midnight (PST).

Thanks for voting!

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