[SUBMIT NOW] Nordic Music Biz Top 20 Under 30, 2022


For the fifth year running NOMEX are looking for the 20 young industry players under the age of 30 who are at the forefront of bringing Nordic music to the world in its respective year, and to present and celebrate them at the Nordic Music Biz Top 20 Under 30, 2022.

We are therefore opening for submissions of candidates from the wider Nordic Music industry. Do you have a colleague, employee, business acquaintance or know someone who has put their mark on the industry in 2021/22? If so, please send your suggestions via this form by Monday 13 June.

To be eligible, candidates must work in a Nordic based music or entertainment company, or cultural organization with close ties to the music industry. Candidates who turns 30 in 2022 are eligible. 

A panel comprised of 15 key music industry players across the five Nordic countries will research and discuss all submitted candidates before selecting the final 20. 
While determining the Top 20, the jury will weigh a variety of factors, including, but not limited to: company growth, career trajectory, reputation among peers, overall impact in the industry in 21/22, artistic development, innovation in their field, touring revenue, ticket sales, and social media presence.

Top 20 Under 30 commits to having a 50/50 gender balance and pledges to reflect significant diversity.

With the COVID-19 pandemic we see that recruitment of young people into the music industry is more important than ever. We have experienced that we work in a fragile industry and it’s crucial to show to the new generation of managers, labels, agents, festivals etc. that it is a safe and rewarding industry to work in and to choose as a career. It is also vital to make sure that our artists have talented people to work with them and look out for their best interest in the future.

The award will be presented on September 15th at by:Larm festival, the largest gathering of Nordic music industry and artists in the world

More info regarding Nordic Music Biz Top 20 Under 30 here

For further information please mail Carolina@mxd.dk.


NOMEX was set up to facilitate growth and development in the Nordic music sector, and is a collaborative organisation set up by Export Music Sweden, Music Export Denmark, Music Finland, Iceland Music Export and Music Norway.