Women in Music: Meet this year’s game-changing Roll Of Honour executives


Music Week has unveiled it’s 2017 Women In Music Roll Of Honour ahead of this week’s hotly-anticipated ceremony. The annual Women In Music event will be hosted by BBC Radio 1’s Alice Levine on Friday, November 10 at our new, larger venue, The Brewery In London.

The Roll Of Honour includes game-changing female executives from across the industry, with this year’s list including executives from labels, publishers, the live sector and beyond.

Music Week works closely with UK Music, AIM and WIN to celebrate the most important and influential women from all sectors of the music industry at the awards, which are now in their fourth year.

The winners of the main awards will be unveiled at Friday’s ceremony, hosted by Radio 1’s Alice Levine, where categories being contested include three new ones – Music Champion, International Woman Of The Year and The Company Award: Diversity In The Workplace. The others are Businesswoman Of The YearOutstanding ContributionInspirational ArtistCampaignerRising Star and New Artist Award.

12 new names that will be added to the Women In Music Roll Of Honour, which now comprises 50-plus influential and inspirational women from across the music industry. Last year’s inductees included Jane Third, then at Because Music, now at PIASDamaris Rex-Taylor of Disturbing London; and Sandie Shaw of the Featured Artist Coalition.

You can see the inductees for 2017 in full below:

Vick Bain, CEO, BASCA

Lara Baker, marketing and events director, Association Of Independent Music (AIM)

Annette Barrett, managing director, Reservoir/Reverb Music

Karma Bertelsen, marketing manager, Kilimanjaro Live

Suzanne Bull MBE, CEO, Attitude Is Everything

Karen Buse, executive director, membership and international, PRS For Music

Amber Davis, A&R director, Warner/Chappell Music UK

Michelle Kambasha, head of press, Secretly Group

Gemma Reilly, director, UK marketing, BMG

Caroline Simionescu-Marin, A&R manager, XL Recordings; co-founder, New Gen

Leah Stockford, senior marketing director, RCA

Caryn Tomlinson, SVP, communications, Universal Music Group

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