Innovation is key to keeping the guitar industry moving forward, and thankfully there are plenty of visionaries still inventing new ways to encourage guitarists to be creative and make great music.
From unique effects and pedals to cutting-edge acoustic guitars, 2016 has been a top year for gear progression, and these industry pioneers deserve your recognition. Take a look at the shortlist below and place your vote now!
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