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

April 28, 2022

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

J. 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

For additional information about the Top 100 Awards, please visit

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