Judging Panel

InterContinental Music Awards is fortunate to collaborate with so many amazing music gurus. They are bringing expertise and experience from writing and producing for many incredible, talented singers from around the world. This include Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Bella ThornNelly Furtado, Westlife, Gloria Estefan, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin and many Grammy® nominated artists. They have produced songs for films such as Top Gun, Santa Barbara and Redline.  They work for companies such as Warner Bros, MTV and Netflix, Sony and Cinemax. They also come from American media where they have interviewed Dr. Maya Angelou, Leonard Cohen, Quincy Jones, Peter Asher, Clint Eastwood, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and Maroon 5, Keith Urban, Steve Vai, Metallica, Lionel Richie, Alicia keys and many more. They are here to help guide you through your music career! 

InterContinental Music Awards music judge, Dr. Chaerin Kim, portrait

Dr. Chaerin Kim

Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer and Music Professor, ARAM Associate

Dan Kimpel

One of the American media’s foremost authorities


Artist, Songwriter and Producer, GRAMMY® Voting Member

Fred Nowshad

Orchestra Conductor, Composer and music mentor

Juliet Lyons

Singer/Songwriter, Composer for Film&TV, GRAMMY® Voting Member

Lucy Monciel

World music producer, Singer/Songwriter

Neivi Martinez

International soprano and CEO of the Amadeus Artists agency

Mari Nobre

Latin GRAMMY® Winner & Billboard Charted Artist, Ethnomusicologist

Maria Di Cara

Vocalist, Vocal producer & engineer at Native Instruments

Nitanee Paris

Award Winning Songwriter, Director of A&R

 Omar Akram

GRAMMY® Winning Pianist and Composer

 Patricia Bahia

Award-winning Songwriter, Performing Artist, GRAMMY® voting member

Rachel Walker Mason

Multi award winning songwriter, international vocal judge, GRAMMY® voting member


Artist, Songwriter and Producer, GRAMMY® Voting Member​

Ricardo Padua

Music Producer, Publisher, GRAMMY® Voting Member

Robin Sandoval

Singer/Songwriter , GRAMMY® Voting Member

Shahed Mohseni

Award wining world music producer, industry mentor, GRAMMY®  Member

Sotiris Chrysanthou

Music Composer and Visual Performing Artist

Tim Janssens

#1 Billboard Music Composer & Producer

Vahagn Stepanyan

Music Producer, Songwriter, Composer, GRAMMY® Voting Member

Former Judges

Alan Roy Scott

Industry expert, professional songwriter for over 35 years

Chen Neeman

Multi platinum selling songwriter, producer and coach

Philip Garcia

TV/Film Music Producer, Content Creator

Jody Friedman 

Music Supervisor (Netflix, SONY, CBS, Hulu, Cinemax and …) 

Suzan Koc

Songwriter, A&R with 3 decades of bringing out the hit songs