J U D G E S
2 0 2 1 J U D G E S
Prospect Music Award Founder
Head of YMCA Digital
Live Music Presenter
Cameron Sinclair Harris
C U R R E N T J U D G E S
E J S C A N L A N
EJ Scanlan is a radio presenter and music journalist from Nottingham. EJ set up his own internet radio station, Phresh Radio, when only 14 years old and had over 5,000 listeners per week. This accomplishment led to the development of the Prospect Music Award. EJ moved to the radio station YMCA Digital in 2014 and is now one of the station's longest-serving presenters, now hosting Prospective Sounds, a show dedicated to promoting new releases and up and coming artists.
EJ, 22, has thrived on supporting up and coming talent throughout his career and understands the passion and dedication these artists need to have in order to have a chance of succeeding in such a competitive industry. He has trained young people in radio presenting and podcasting and has also helped to mentor musicians.
In the world of journalism, EJ has worked for Phlexx Records and Splendour Festival, and was also a judge in the 2020 Noise From The Next Generation competition, hosted by the Nottingham Music Hub. He has interviewed multiple artists from across the globe, including; Jack Savoretti, Amber Run, Steve Hackett of Genesis, Sports Team and Prospect Music Award nominees, such as Dream Wife, APRE and 2019 champions, Airways.
W I L L K E N T
Will is a writer, journalist and actor who started presenting on YMCA Digital, seven years ago and is now head of the station. Will has been a big part of the Prospect Music Award since it came to YMCA Digital back in 2014. This is his 3rd year as a judge and in 2021 he is Co-Executive Producer as well. Will also writes and hosts the weekly Music Heads quiz at The Bodega, the sponsors of this year's Prospect Music Award.
C A M E R O N
S I N C L A I R H A R R I S
You can't go round the Nottingham Music Scene without hearing the name, Cameron Sinclair Harris. They have quite literally done it all. From being a musician to a music journalist, they have taken the music industry to their heart.
Cameron is currently the host of "The Feel Good Album Club", a podcast series that discusses feel good albums in length with special guests, with Prospect Founder, EJ Scanlan featuring on an episode.