Innovation is key to keeping the guitar industry moving forward, and thankfully there are plenty of visionaries still inventing new ways to help guitarists make great music and boost their creativity.
2017 has been a top year for gear progression, and the industry pioneers listed below deserve your recognition. Take a look at the shortlist and place your vote now!
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Last year's winner: Line 6 Helix
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