The selection of the 16 nominees for the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards is a complex but well balanced process. It partly relies on recommendations from music professionals (ambassadors). For the 2020 edition the network consists of 179 professionals in 31 European countries assisting the selection committee
Our trusted host Soraiya Ryan talked with Simone Schiborr and Marc Steens about the role of ambassador and the consequential recommendation they made.
Simone Schiborr is the Senior Manager Editorial & Label Relations (Germany, Switzerland and Austria) for the world famous streaming service Deezer. In her call with Soraiya, she explains why she recommended the Kurdish NAAZ from Holland. Simone also shares her vision on the importance of emerging European talent.
Marc Steens is the coordinator of the border breaking organisation Clubcircuit in Belgium. Marc tells us more about why he recommended the Belgian nominee Charlotte Adigéry. He also explains what emerging artists should focus on while building an international music career.