【US】NAMM Celebrates Global Retail Excellence, Announces The Top 100 Dealer Awards

The National Association of Music Merchants is pleased to announce the list of independent music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards. Now in its twelfth year, the annual awards honor retailers worldwide who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their stores, neighborhoods, and customers and share in a vision of creating a more musical world through their local communities.


The Top 100 Awards will be held on Thursday, June 2 at The 2022 NAMM Show. At the awards, the category winners of “Best Community Retail Store;” “Best Customer Service;” “Best Store Design;” “Innovation Award;” “Best Marketing and Sales Promotion;” “Best Online Engagement;” “Music Makes a Difference Award;” and the “Customers’ Choice Award,” will be announced. From the winners of these categories, one store will be recognized with the coveted “Dealer of the Year” Award.


To make the Top 100 Awards list, each submission was evaluated for effectiveness in marketing, customer engagement and innovation in retail by a panel of independent judges.


Congratulations to the Top 100 Dealer Award winners:


A & G Central Music Madison Heights, MI United States


Absolute Music LLC Reno, NV United States


ALFASONI S.L. Barcelona Spain


All County Music Tamarac, FL United States


Amro Music Stores, Inc. Memphis, TN United States


Anderton’s Music Co. Guildford United Kingdom


Andy’s Music Inc Mobile, AL United States


Antonio Violins and Ukes Cincinnati, OH United States


Artist Guitars Yennora NSW Australia


Austin Music Co, LLC Miramar Beach,FL United States


Backstage Music Starkville, MS United States


Bananas At Large San Rafael, CA United States


Bandwagon Music & Repair Nashville, TN United States


Beacock Music Co., Inc. Vancouver, WA United States


Bertrand’s Music Enterprises, Inc. San Diego, CA United States


Bill Harris Music Provo, UT United States


Billy Hyde Music Daw Park SA Australia


Blues Angel Music Pensacola, FL United States


Brass Bell Music, Inc. Glendale, WI United States


Brighton Music Center New Brighton, PA United States


B’s Music Shop Mount Pleasant, MI United States


Buddy Roger’s Music Cincinnati, OH United States


C.A. House Music St. Clairsville, OH United States


Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center Wheaton, MD United States


City Music Co. Pte. Ltd. Singapore Singapore


Contemporary Music Center Haymarket, VA United States


Cosmo Music Co, Ltd. Richmond Hill ON Canada


Cottonwood Music Emporium Costa Mesa, CA United States


Creative Music & Arts, LLC Monroe, CT United States


Day Violins LLC Chantilly, VA United States


Dietze Music House Lincoln, NE United States


Ernie Williamson Music Springfield, MO United States


Eusica | Music Store CDMX DF Mexico


Five Star Guitars Beaverton, OR United States


Forrests Music Berkeley, CA United States


Fox Music House, Inc. N Charleston, SC United States


Full Compass Systems, Ltd. Verona, WI United States


GarageBand Music Utica, MI United States


Guitar Wishes, LLC Lincolnton, NC United States


Hartland Piano & Conservatory Hartland, WI United States


Heid Music Company, Inc. Appleton, WI United States


Hollywood Piano Company Burbank, CA United States


Impulse Music Co. Santa Clarita, CA United States


Instrumental Music Center Tucson, AZ United States


Island Music Company La Plata, MD United States


  1. Landress Brass, LLC. New York, NY United States


Kidder Music Service Inc Peoria, IL United States


Lafayette Music Co Inc Lafayette, LA United States


Logans Pianos Sydney NSW Australia


Loud and Clear Audio Visual Cotati, CA United States


Lowe Vintage Instrument Company Burlington, NC United States


Mad Jive Incorporated Granite City, IL United States


Marich Music Corning, NY United States


Matt’s Guitars Manassas, VA United States


Maxwell’s House of Music Jeffersonville, IN United States


Menchey Music Service, Inc. Hanover, PA United States


Mike Risko Music Ossining, NY United States


Mom’s Music Inc Louisville, KY United States


Monster Music, Inc. Levittown, NY United States


Moore Music Evansville, IN United States


Music Authority, Inc. Cumming, GA United States


Music Man, Inc. West Palm Beach, FL United States


Music On the Hill LLC Washington, DC United States


Musical Innovations, LLC Greenville, SC United States


N Stuff Music LLC Pittsburgh, PA United States


N Tune Music & Sound Inc. Odessa, TX United States


Ottawa Pianos Ottawa ON Canada


Peach Guitars Limited Colchester Essex United Kingdom


Pecknel Music Co Inc Greenville, SC United States


Pellegrino Music Center Canton, OH United States


Plum Grove Music Lowell, IN United States


PM Music Center Aurora, IL United States


Portmans Music Superstore Inc Savannah, GA United States


Quinlan & Fabish Music Co. Burr Ridge, IL United States


Rice Music House Columbia, SC United States


Riff Music Salons Warsaw Poland


Righteous Guitars, LLC Roswell, GA United States


Rocky Mountain Music Repair LLC Broomfield, CO United States


Royalton Music Center North Royalton, OH United States


Sam Ash Music Corp Hicksville, NY United States


San Diego Music Studio San Marcos, CA United States


Schmidt’s Music Pensacola, FL United States


Senseney Music Wichita, KS United States


Sound Productions, LLC Irving, TX United States


Spicer’s Music, LLC Auburn, AL United States


Summerhays Music Center Murray, UT United States


Sweetheart Deals Spencer, MA United States


Tarpley Music Amarillo, TX United States


Ted Brown Music Co Tacoma, WA United States


The Acoustic Shoppe Springfield, MO United States


The Candyman Strings & Things Santa Fe, NM United States


The Music Connection Forest Lake, MN United States


The Music Den Randolph, NJ United States


The Music Shoppe Normal, IL United States


Third Rock Music Center Cincinnati, OH United States


Tone Shop Guitars, Inc. Addison, TX United States


Wentworth Music Kelowna BC Canada


West Music Co., Inc. Coralville, IA United States


White House of Music, Inc. Waukesha, WI United States


Zeswitz Music Reading, PA United States


The NAMM Show returns to Anaheim, California, June 3-5, 2022. Over three days, the industry crossroads will convene to network and renew business relationships, partake in professional education sessions and launch and discover new products. More than 3,500 brands will take part in the show, including Adam Hall; Allen & Heath; American Music & Sound; C.F. Martin & Co.; Casio; Conn-Selmer; Ernie Ball; ESP; Hal Leonard; KMC Music; Taylor Guitars; and Yamaha, among others. In the pro audio and live sound space, more brands include 4Wall Entertainment; ADJ; Apogee; Audio-Technica; beyerdynamic; Dolby; Harman; IK Multimedia; Korg; L-Acoustics; Pioneer DJ; Shure; TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik; Ultimate Ears; and more.


The show will also see the return of much-loved industry award events, including the Parnelli Awards, TEC Awards and She Rocks Awards, as well as other event gatherings and networking opportunities including Saturday’s Grand Rally for Music Education, featuring composer and founder of the Virtual Choir Eric Whitacre for a memorable, hybrid choral experience and performance by Gateways Brass Collective.


In addition, the show will offer education sessions for professionals in pro audio and live sound, entertainment tech, music retail and brands, as well as music educators and more, from the likes of the Audio Engineering Society (AES); Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange (A3E); TEC Tracks; Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA); Event Safety Alliance (ESA); The Pro Production Sessions from PLSN and FOH magazines; Lighting&Sound America; NAMM U; GenNext; Music Education Days; and more. Future-forward NAMM U Breakfast Sessions will open each day of the show, with “Breakfast of Champions” on Friday, June 3; on Saturday, branding expert Scott Stratten, President of UnMarketing, will present “Leadership in a Post-Pandemic World”; and the annual favorite “Best in Show” returns on Sunday, June 5.


Registration for The 2022 NAMM Show is now open. Additional information about The 2022 and 2023 NAMM Show is available at NAMM.org


For additional information about the Top 100 Awards, please visit https://topdealer.namm.org


About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation’s efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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