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Head of A&R at Notting Hill Music Joins Next Gen Judges Panel

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John Saunderson is the next industry veteran to join our Next Gen competition judging panel. The Next Gen competition gives you an incredible opportunity to have your music shown to a number of the best music business professionals currently out there.

John is the Head of A&R at UK publisher Notting Hill Music, where he is the main point of contact for the writers currently working with the company. Notting Hill Music is a leading music publishing company who represent over 25,000 copyrights from high profile artists such as Christina Aguilera and Olly Murs as well as scoring over 400 top 10 hits. John is responsible for pitching songs to independent and major labels worldwide on behalf of the multitude of writers who are on their roster.

“I am very happy and proud to be supporting this fantastic initiative. Here at Notting Hill Music, we are all about helping young creatives. I always say to people coming into the industry that I’ve had 35 years of doing what I love. The future of the Music Industry is in their hands….. Please don’t drop it.” – John Saunderson.

Find out more about the Next Gen competition and submit your music below. You don’t want to miss out!

We are thrilled to have John on board as the latest addition to our judges panel and are looking forward to hearing your submissions!


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