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The OWMR Lifetime Achievement Award Voting

OWMR would like to present to you the One World Music Radio Lifetime Achievement Award, this permanent roll call of honour will stay on our site, to recognise the work, effort and time that the winner has put into our industry.


Below is a list of all those that are nominated for this award, followed by some information about each of the nominees.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Constance Demby is a singer, experimental musical instrument inventor, painter, sculptor, and multi-media producer. Her work falls into several categories, including ambient or space music.


David Lanz is a Grammy-nominated pianist. His album Cristofori's Dream topped the New Age music charts in 1988, and he has had many hits since then.


David Wright is the keyboard player and composer who founded the new-age music label AD Music in 1989. He is also co-founder of the New Age electronic rock band Code Indigo and of the new-age music duo Callisto.


Deva Premal is a musician known for her meditative spiritual new-age music, which puts ancient Buddhist and Sanskrit mantras—as well as chants in other languages—into atmospheric contemporary settings.


Kevin Kendle is a musician and composer working in the field of haunting, atmospheric instrumental music. Kevin has been playing music since the age of eight and has since produced music for theatres and production companies including BBC Television. His music has been used around the world in various broadcast applications and the Eventide Music series of albums have been featured on BBC Radio in the UK

Make your selection here, either use the form to send in your nomination or email: [email protected] remember, 1 vote per person!


Voting closes 31st August 2018

2016 Winner

Medwyn Goodall

2017 Winner

Miriam Stockley

Nigel Shaw has produced a highly regarded and diverse collection of recordings over the last 30 years. His gentle and soul-filled instrumental works, and ability to infuse his music with a powerful yearning for wild nature, have come to define his unique approach to sacred sound.


Scott Cossu is a new-age pianist. He released a large number of albums on Windham Hill between 1980 and 1992, some to considerable sales success.


Steven Halpern is an American new-age musician. He is a Grammy-award nominee and considered to be one of the founding fathers of new-age music.


Suzanne Doucet is a former entertainment Star from Europe, Co-Founder of NewAgeMusic.com, NewAgeUniverse.com and the New Age Music Circle. She became one of the pioneers in the New Age Music industry in West Germany and is now recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the subject worldwide. She has lived in the USA since 1983.


Will Ackerman is an American guitarist and producer he is universally recognized as the preeminent pioneer in the new age music movement, and the founder of Windham Hill Records, Will Ackerman's career spans more than three decades of remarkable vision, single-minded determination, fervent business savvy, and "a thorough love of the mystery of making music".


Voting is now CLOSED!

Voting is now CLOSED!

Voting is now CLOSED!