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Allison Hagendorf

Fuse; TV Host

Allison Hagendorf is a TV personality and music journalist who currently hosts the Fuse Top 20 Countdown, and covers the biggest music festivals across the country including Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Warped Tour, and Voodoo Festival. Allison has interviewed artists of every genre including Eminem, Lady Gaga, Kings Of Leon, Justin Bieber, Drake, Katy Perry, Green Day, Akon, Ice Cube, Bruno Mars, and Cee Lo Green. In addition to Fuse, hosts and produces the branded-content series for Steve Madden Music, which featured artists such as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry, prior to their global success.

Preceding her career of interviewing bands in front of the camera, Allison spent most of her time recording with bands in the studio. She served as a Sony A&R executive for 8 years (the first 3 were spent shadowing her “Encyclopedia of Music” mentor and former MTV VJ, Matt Pinfield.) While doing A&R at Sony’s Epic Records, she oversaw the production of metal moguls Lamb of God’s “Sacrament” album whose single “Redneck” earned a Grammy nomination for Best Metal Performance.