Unsung Heroes

Vote for Music Matters Unsung Hero Award

It's easy to forget that behind every great artist in the music industry is a team of hard working, dedicated people. Music Matters, in partnership with The BRIT Awards 2012 with MasterCard is this year honouring some of those backstage stars with the first annual Music Matters Unsung Hero Award.

This new award is designed to shine a light on those who work behind the scenes to make the careers of our favourite music stars possible. 2012 BRIT Awards nominees JLS, Anna Calvi, One Direction, Olly Murs and Rizzle Kicks have each nominated a member of their team for the award, with members of the public able to to vote for the winner at the Why Music Matters website. Each voter will be entered into a competition to win tickets to The BRIT Awards 2012.

The nominees are:

Katie Ray - Social Media Manager to JLS

Emma Nathan - Photographer and Video maker for Anna Calvi

Adam Sosner - Musical Director and Guitarist to Rizzle Kicks

Marky Murphy - Tour Manager to Olly Murs

Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk and Savan Kotecha - Writers and Producers to One Direction

The Music Matters campaign aims to get people thinking about the story behind the music they listen to. Voting closes on Wednesday 15th February with an overall winner crowned Music Matters Unsung Hero of 2012 on 16th February.

Cast your vote at the Why Music Matters website.