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Clio Music Announces 2019 Jury


Clio Music Announces 2019 Jury

OK GO’s Damian Kulash, Spotify’s Alex Bodman, Universal Music Group & Brands’ L.J. Gutierrez, Amazon’s Bob Bowen and Dozens More to Determine the Year’s Best Music Marketing and Use of Music in Advertising 

New York, NY—March 19, 2019 Clio Music, the global competition celebrating the visceral power of music to connect consumers and brands around the world, today announced the esteemed industry leaders that will comprise its Use of Music and Music Marketing juries. The awards will be presented at the 60th annual Clio Awards on September 25 at The Manhattan Center in New York.

“As the music industry continues to evolve, we find that each year our entries embody a remarkable variety of new and innovative approaches to reaching consumers,” said Nicole Purcell, President, Clio. “Our jury features an eclectic representation of leaders from the whole music ecosystem that will bring a wide breadth of experience to judging this year’s best creative work.”

The Clio Music jury will convene from August 21 to 22, 2019 in New York City to review and evaluate the international submissions that pushed boundaries and set a new precedent for artist self-promotion, music marketing, brand collaborations and the use of music in advertising this cycle.

“I’m thrilled to participate on this year’s jury and to take time to reflect on the creative contributions that most effectively connected audiences and brands through the power of music across the globe this year” said L.J. Gutierrez, General Manager, Universal Music Group & Brands, the brand partnership division of Universal Music Group. 

The Clio Music winners will be honored as part of the 60th annual Clio Awards ceremony. For more detailed information, submission deadlines and to enter work, visit www.clios.com.

The 2019 Clio Music award recipients will be decided by:

  • Talita Andrade, Global Experiential Marketing Director, AB InBev

  • Bob Bowen, Head of Music, Amazon Studios

  • Amy Morrison, Senior Vice President Marketing, Concerts West/AEG Presents

  • Alec Stern, Director of Music, DDB & We Are Unlimited

  • Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive, President of Music, Electronic Arts

  • Daniel Kuypers, SVP, Executive Director of Music, Energy BBDO

  • Sam Valenti, Founder/CEO, Ghostly International

  • Morgan Thoryk, Music Supervisor + Partner, Good Ear Music Supervision

  • Caron Veazey, CoFounder, i am OTHER

  • Lauren Wirtzer-Seawood, Head of Music Partnerships, Instagram

  • Michelle An, SVP/Head of Creative Content, Interscope Records

  • Joel Simon, CEO/CCO, JSM Music

  • Jeannette Perez, President of Global Synch & Brand Partnerships, Kobalt Music/AWAL

  • Steve Milton, Founding Partner, Listen

  • Jennifer Utz Ilecki, Vice President, Buzz Marketing & Global Partnerships Marriott International

  • Eric David Johnson, Senior Vice President, Executive Integrated Music Producer, McCann Erickson

  • Peymon Maskan, Global Music Director, Media Arts Lab

  • Sanaz Lavaedian, Vice President of Music, mOcean

  • James Brook Partridge, Head of Moving Image, Ogilvy / Hogarth London

  • Damian Kulash, Artist, OK GO

  • Archie Davis, SVP of Marketing CEO, RCA; Six Course Music Group

  • Bruce Flohr, Chief Strategy Officer/Executive Vice President, Red Light Management and GreenLight Media

  • Jorge Plasencia, Chairman & CEO, Republica Havas

  • David Hargis, Vice President, Music & Events, Rogers & Cowan

  • Amaechi Uzoigwe, Artist Management, Run the Jewels, Inc; Monotone, Inc.

  • Allison Kaye, President Partner, SB Projects; Ithaca Holdings

  • Kate Bergman, Music Supervisor, Seismic Productions

  • Kate Young, Founder, Soho Music

  • Dorothy Hui, VP, Digital & Audience Development, Sony Music UK – 4th Floor Creative

  • Brian Monaco, President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

  • Alex Bodman, VP, Global Executive Creative Director, Spotify

  • LJ Gutierrez, General Manager, Universal Music Group & Brands

  • Tom Eaton, Senior VP of Music for Advertising, Universal Music Publishing Group

  • Mark Flaherty, Senior Vice President & Head of Marketing, Warner Bros Records

  • Rich Robinson, EVP, Sync and Creative Services, Warner/Chappell Music

  • Vivien Lewit, Global Head of Artist Services, YouTube


About The Clio Awards

The Clio Awards is the premier international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate creative excellence in advertising, the Clio Awards today honors the work and talent at the forefront of the advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care industries. Clio recognizes the world’s most innovative work annually at Clio Sports in May, the Clio Awards in September, which includes Clio Music; at the Clio Entertainment Awards in November; and online with Clio Fashion & Beauty and Clio Health.  Noting the diverse and ever-changing creative landscape, Clio acquired and revamped global ad database Ads of the World and re-launched its content platform musebycl.io in 2018, to celebrate creativity 365 days a year.

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Sheena Bermingham

Director of Public Relations 



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