Lee Anderton and Robin Walenta

Andertons Music Named Dealer
of the Year

Andertons Music of Guildford, England, earned Dealer of the Year honors during Summer NAMM's annual Top 100 Dealer Awards held June 29 at the Music City Center.

Andertons Music also received the Best Online Engagement Award.

Other winners included: The Candyman Strings & Things for Best Customer Service; Ish Guitars for Best Emerging Dealer/Rookie of the Year; Cosmo Music for Best Marketing & Sales Promotion; Midwood Guitar Studio for Best Store Design; Five Star Guitars for Best Store Turnaround; and Big Music Shop for Music Makes a Difference.

"While there are thousands of great NAMM member retail stores out there, a theme that emerges with this year's Top 100 is an unwavering commitment to helping people of all ages begin their musical journey and then keep them actively engaged in music making for the long haul," said Joe Lamond, NAMM President and CEO. "We pay tribute to all music retailers who sit in the heart of their communities, inspiring and creating more music makers through their efforts."