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The 10 nominees for this year's Artist of the Year Award are: Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Alison Balsom, Janine Jansen, Michael Collins, the Jerusalem Quartet, Jonas Kaufmann, Marc-André Hamelin, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Andris Nelsons and Kristian Bezuidenhout.
Voting is now closed! Thank you to everyone who voted. The winner will be announced at the Gramophone Awards on September 17.