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image from www.soundctrl.comDigital Media Wire has announced its 2013 DMW Music Leadership Awards’ recipients, recognizing music-tech leaders in three categories: Music Tech Startup to Watch, Music Tech Trendsetter to Watch, and Music Technology to Watch. The recipients will be recognized at an awards dinner during the DMW Music Conference on February 20-21 in New York City. This year's winners and nominees:

Music Tech Startup to Watch:
Winner: Bandpage
Bandsintown
Chirpify

Music Tech Trendsetter to Watch:
Winner: Abe Burns, Digital Operations, Guy Oseary
Will.i.am
iHeart Radio Management Team

Music Technology to Watch:
Winner: AEG Digital Media
Soundhound
Gobbler.com

The awards recipients were determined through an open nomination process that resulted in over 100 nominations and a voting process involving 20 industry leaders who served as jurors.

The jurors for the 2013 Awards are Dorothy Hui, VP, Digital Marketing, ROC Nation; Jon Vanhala, Head of Digital & New Business, Island Def Jam & Republic Records, Universal Music Group; Jesse Israel, Co-Founder, Tech Operations, Cantora; Matt Ringel, Managing Partner, New Era Media & Marketing, Red Light Management; Owen Grover, SVP, Content Partnerships, Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises; J Sider, Founder & CEO, BandPage; Anthony ‘Ant’ Demby, Music Curator, Consultant, Manager, Dembycratic & HumbleRiot; David Marcus, Principal, Echo and Sway; Aimee Higgins, Former Vice President, Strategic Solutions, Pandora; Nick Lippman, VP & Manager, Lippman Entertainment; Rachna Bhasin, SVP, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Sirius XM Radio; Yi Ping Ho, Senior Director of Strategy & Business Development, Warner Music Group; James Blades, Artist Manager, McGhee Entertainment; Abe Burns, Digital Operations, Guy Oseary; Brandon Martinez, Co-Founder & CEO, INDMUSIC; Reggie Williams, SVP of Programming, Music and Specials, BET Networks; Jessee Kirshbaum, Co-Founder, SoundCtrl; Cortney Harding, Partnerships, Soundrop; Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic; and Ned Sherman, CEO & Publisher, Digital Media Wire. J

Jurors were prohibited from voting on categories where they or their companies were nominated or have a substantial financial interest.

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