The Keychange Inspiration award honours and celebrates women who have made an extraordinary and pioneering contribution to music and are role models for the next generation and for the Keychange network of 60 talented female artists and industry professionals. Keychange partners are selecting an Inspiration Award winner in each of their countries.


Icelandic singer and songwriter Emiliana Torrini has been awarded the latest Keychange Inspiration Award.

At this year’s BIME festival, we awarded the latest ‘Inspiration Award‘ to the Director of the Barcelona branch of and Communications & Digital Director, Head of International Media at Sonar music festival, Georgia Taglietti.

Popkollo is a music camp that takes place all around Sweden and is aimed at all girls and gender non-conforming people who love music.

A Keychange Inspiration Award was presented to music and arts pioneer Jayne Casey at Liverpool Sound City 2018.

The Estonian recipient of the Keychange Inspiration Award is Director and Art director of the Jazzkaar Festival, Anne Erm.

Dua Lipa was the first Inspiration Award winner, watch her acceptance speech here…