Clio Music Announces Juries for Its 10th Anniversary Awards

A gala L.A. collab with Billboard will celebrate the winners in January

Today, the Clio Music Awards announced the jury for the 10th annual event. Judges from the agency, brand and music worlds will honor creativity in music marketing and reward the best use of music in advertising. Clio Music has partnered with Billboard to celebrate the winners at a gala event on Jan. 31, 2024 in Los Angeles.

The jury chairs who will lead the discussion and debate are:

  • Alexander Bodman, Vice President Global Executive Creative Director, Spotify
  • Archie Davis, Executive Vice President/Chief Creative Officer, Def Jam, Co-Founder / Co-Head of Music, Proximity Media
  • Brian Monaco, President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Sony Music Publishing
  • Camille Yorrick, Executive Vice President, Visual Content Production, RCA Records
  • Kerri Mackar, Executive Vice President, Brands & Ventures, Republic Records
  • Sanaz Lavaedian, Senior Vice President of Music, MOCEAN
  • Peymon Maskan, Founder & Executive Creative Director, Radish Music, Inc.

"For the past decade, our jurors have recognized the top campaigns and commercials from artists, agencies, brands and music companies around the globe," says Michael Kauffman, executive director of Clio Music and Clio Cannabis.

"This year our two new design and music supervision juries complement the other five, evaluating work in music marketing, music film and video, brand collaborations, use of music in advertising, and in trailers and teasers. We also debuted jury chairs for the program—each exhibiting an amazing track record of Clio-winning work."

A jury of music supervisors will determine awards in music supervision across adapted, licensed, mixed or original music in advertising, trailers and teasers. Jury members are:

  • Ben Dorenfeld, Director of Music, Anomaly
  • Jarred Causly, Senior Music Supervisor, Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Jasmine Flott, Head of Creative Licensing, Terrorbird Media
  • Jean Scofield, Executive Creative Producer / Partner, Mophonics
  • Jocelyn Brown, Founder, Reality Club
  • Jumi Akinfenwa, Music Supervisor, Redfive
  • Kate Urcioli, Managing Director, Heavy Duty Projects
  • Madonna Wade-Reed, Music Supervisor, whoopsie daisy
  • Mark Frieser, CEO, Disconic
  • Maya Halfon Cordova, Senior Music Supervisor, Xbox Games Studios
  • Mike Boris, Owner / CCO, Jaded Melody
  • Nick Maker, Head of Music Supervision & Artist Partnerships, The Elements Music
  • Peymon Maskan, Founder & Executive Creative Director, Radish Music, Inc.
  • Sarah Tembeckjian, Music Supervisor
  • Toby Williams,Director, Music Supervisor, Leland Music
  • Winslow Bright, Co President, Premier Music Group

The Use of Music in Advertising jury, which determines outstanding use of music in film, video and audio, features:

  • Amberly Crouse, VP, Creative Licensing, BMG Production Music
  • Amy Crawford, Executive Creative Director, Music Products, Made Music Studio
  • Anh Do, Executive Creative Director, Head of Music, Expedia Group
  • Brian Monaco, President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Sony Music Publishing
  • Bridget Flynn, CEO, Grayson Music
  • Casey Brown, Partnerships, 72andSunny
  • Joel Simon, Chief Creative Officer, JSM Music
  • Jordan Lowy, Global Head of Music Publishing Licensing and Partnerships, TikTok
  • Josh Marcy, Director of Music, Media Arts Lab
  • Kat Basolo, SVP, Global Creative Synch, Kobalt Music
  • Kito Siqueira, Creative Director, SATELITE AUDIO
  • Marcus "Rated Art" Bryant, Artist/CEO, LOUD Series
  • Michael Frick, VP, Creative/Music Supervisor, MNRK Music Group
  • Perry Fair, EVP, Global ECD, Global Director of Entertainment, McCann NY
  • Rachael Kruk Whelan, VP, Music for Advertising & Brands, Downtown Music Publishing
  • Saidah Blount, Music Marketing and Content Specialist
  • Tom Eaton, SVP, Advertising, Universal Music Publishing Group

The members of the Use of Music in Trailers and Teasers jury decide the winners for the most creative use of tunes and scores in gaming, television, theatrical and other promos:

  • Ben Sumner, Music Consultant & Managing Director, Feel For Music
  • Danny Exum, Head of Music / AV Producer, Workshop Creative
  • David James Rosen, Founder / Composer, TOTEM
  • Evelin Garcia, Music Supervisor, The Walt Disney Studios - The Hive
  • Jordan Passman, Founder & CEO, Score a Score
  • Kristin Genovese, SVP Creative Sync: Advertising & Trailers, Third Side Music
  • Maura Duval Griffin, Partner, Eternal Music Group
  • Natali Wali, Music Supervisor, Zealot
  • Sally House, CEO and Owner, The Hit House \
  • Sanaz Lavaedian, SVP of Music, Mocean
  • Shawn Stevens, Founder and Creative Director , Phoenician Order Music
  • Vanessa Jorge Perry, Music Supervisor, GRLSQDMX
  • Vikram Gudi, Founder / Director, Elephant Music

The Music Marketing jury, which will evaluate entries in digital/mobile, experience/activation, fan engagement, innovation, public relations, social good and social media, is comprised of:

  • Amaechi Uzoigwe, Founder / Manager / Entrepreneur, Run the Jewels Inc; Portfolio A
  • Angela Barkan, Senior Vice President, Marketing, BMG New York
  • Andrea Stillacci, CEO & Founder, HEREZIE
  • Archie Davis, Def Jam (EVP / Chief Creative Officer) Proximity Media (Co-Founder / Co-Head of Music)
  • Basak Kizilisik, Founder and CEO, Eighteen Company
  • Celine Joshua, EVP of Commercial Innovation & Strategy, Universal Music Group
  • David Bell, EVP, Head of Marketing, Epic Records
  • Joshua Burke, Global Head of Music & Culture Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Lori Feldman, CMO, Wasserman
  • Hannah Gold, VP Marketing, Interscope Records
  • Maria Weaver, President, WMX at Warner Music Group
  • Matthieu Lorrain, Global Head of Creative Innovation, Google
  • Nikki Cox, Chief Marketing Officer, Red Bull Records
  • Pablo Douzoglou, VP, Head of Marketing, Beggars Group
  • Phylicia Fant, Head of Music Industry & Culture Collaborations, Amazon Music
  • Shar Caesar Douglas, Global Artist Marketing Lead, TIDAL
  • Taj Alavi, Global Head of Marketing, Spotify

The Design jury, which selects the awards for data visualization, direct marketing, editorial, event design, gig posters, out of home, packaging, printed materials, and sustainability, features:

  • Alexander Bodman, VP Global Executive Creative Director, Spotify
  • Alicia Gaines, Creative Director, Soulsight, LLC
  • Alicia Yaffe, SVP Global Catalog Development & Marketing, Warner Music Group
  • Ben Swank, Co-Founder, Minority Co-owner, Third Man Records
  • Cameron Schaefer, CEO, VMP (Vinyl Me, Please)
  • Caren Kelleher, Founder & CEO, Gold Rush Vinyl
  • Carrie Smith, VP, Design, Concord Label Group
  • Frank Harkins, VP Creative SONY Music, Legacy Recordings
  • Gail Marowitz, Creative Director, The Visual Strategist
  • Julia Mordaunt, Creative Director, Phish
  • Kerri Mahoney, Graphic Designer, Kerri Mahoney Design
  • Nicholas "NickyChulo" Fulcher, Art Director, Atlantic Records
  • Risa Goehrke, Creative Director, Rock & Roll HOF
  • Scott Wright, Head of Creative, XL Recordings
  • Tim Bierman, General Manager, Pearl Jam Ten Club
  • Vartan Kurjian, VP Creative Services, Universal Music Enterprises

The Film and Video jury reviews music videos, commercials, long and short form films, electronic press kits, promotional videos and episodic videos to celebrate the best in content that promotes an artist, music/album release, and/or music product/service. Members are:

  • Camille Yorrick, EVP, Visual Content Production, RCA Records
  • Charlotte Bavasso, CEO & Co-Founder, Nexus Studios
  • Corey Sheridan, Head of Music, North America, TikTok
  • David Furnish, CEO, Rocket Entertainment
  • Devon Libran, SVP, Creative & Production, Republic Records | Federal Films
  • Elizabeth Doonan, Executive Producer | Special Projects, SMUGGLER
  • Fabrice Brovelli, BETC Vice President - Founder of P.O.P, BETC / P.O.P
  • Hana Shimizu, Managing Partner, Hornet
  • Jenya Meggs, SVP Partnerships & Content, Mass Appeal
  • Joseph Patel, Producer/Director, Dub Version Pictures
  • Kenny Ochoa, Head of Music Curation, Snap Inc.
  • Luiza Baffa, Managing Director, AKQA Sao Paulo
  • Michelle An, EVP, Visual Creative, Interscope Records
  • Natalia Nastaskin, Partner, Chief Content Officer, Primary Wave Music
  • Omar Jones, Director, Mecca Studios
  • Tanu Muino, Director
  • Waleed Diab, Global Head of Recorded Music Business Development, YouTube

The Brand Creative jury is tasked with designating the best in branded entertainment and content, creative effectiveness, integrated campaign, partnerships and collaborations and sonic branding, and is judged by:

  • Bess Spaeth, Senior Vice President, Membership Rewards Product Management & Loyalty Programs
  • Camille Hackney, Chief Partnerships Officer, Atlantic Records
  • Christina Hull, Executive Director, Experiential Media and Engagement , Verizon
  • Coltrane Curtis, Founder & Managing Partner, Team Epiphany
  • Darin Wolf, EVP, Head of Brand Management, Live Nation Entertainment
  • Emma Quigley, Founder/CEO, SHAKERMAKER
  • Jeanine McLean-Williams, President, MBK Entertainment, Inc.
  • Jennifer Frommer, SVP Branding & Commercial Licensing Sony Music/Columbia Records
  • Jesse Kirshbaum, Founder, Beats + Bytes
  • Karibi Dagogo-Jack, Head of Music Partnerships, Roblox
  • Kerri Mackar, Executive Vice President, Brands & Ventures, Republic Records
  • Meridith Rojas, Chief Brand Officer and Creator-Economist-in-Residence, Captiv8
  • Rustom Dastoor, Executive Vice President, Head of Marketing and Communications for North America, Mastercard
  • Sascha Hanke, CCO & Co-Owner, häppy
  • Sara Schoch, Executive, Brand Partnerships, UTA

The final deadline for entries is September 22. Click here for more info on this year's Clio Music juries and how to enter.

"It's exciting to be collaborating with the Billboard team again on a few fronts and with this incredible jury as we work towards the Clio Music Awards show in Los Angeles during Grammy week 2024." Kauffman tells Muse.

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