Backstage Music Named A Top 100 Music Store In 2020

For the fourth year in a row, Backstage has been selected as one of the Top 100 music stores in the world.

Backstage Music in Starkville, MS Named One of the Top 100 Music Stores

in the World

STARKVILLE, MS [Nov. 14]  - Backstage Music in Starkville, MS has been named a Top 100 Dealer by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the global association of music products and music retailers. The award honors retail music dealers who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their stores, neighborhoods, and customers and share a vision to create a more musical world through their local communities. The award will be presented in January during NAMM’s Believe in Music Week, the online global gathering to unify and support the people who bring music to the world.  

“It’s quite an honor to be selected as a Top 100 store for the fourth year in a row”, said Allen McBroom, co-owner and retail manager for the 42 year old store. 

NAMM’s Top 100 Dealer Awards spotlight the industry’s very best music product retailers.  To determine the list, an independent panel of judges reviewed hundreds of submissions rated across categories that include customer service, innovation, music advocacy, store design, marketing, and sales promotions and are scored in accordance to determine the Top 100 list. 

As part of the awards submission process, Backstage’s entry will be evaluated for one of several awards, including the “Innovation Award,” “Best Community Retail Store,” and the coveted “Dealer of the Year” Award. Backstage Music is encouraging all fans and local community members to vote for the store in the “Top 100 Customers’ Choice Award,” a special award given to the recipient of the most votes from their community. Vote for the store here:

Believe in Music is the online, global gathering to unite and support the people who bring music to the world. Held over the week of January 18, the gathering will feature a mix of comprehensive programming and professional education at, as well as an interactive marketplace to connect buyers and sellers – all designed to elevate the innovation and inspiration found across the industry while offering support for those most deeply affected by COVID. The event will also offer live music, content and product discovery for all who believe in music, helping connect music makers and enthusiasts across the world.

To learn more about Backstage Music, please visit BackstageMusic.Com or visit the store at 115 Highway 12 West in Starkville, MS.

To learn more about NAMM and the Top 100 Dealer Awards, please visit:

Register to attend Believe in Music week at

Media Contact:

Allen McBroom



About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music-making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,400 Member companies located in more than 104 countries. For more information about NAMM or the proven benefits of making music, interested parties can visit, call 800-767-NAMM (6266), or follow the organization on FacebookTwitter , and YouTube


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