MPG announces date for 2012 Awards

The Café de Paris will again play host to the Music Producers Guild Awards, the 2012 edition of which is set to take place on Thursday 16 February. A total of 16 categories includes the PSNE co-sponsored Unsung Hero.
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The Café de Paris will again play host to the Music Producers Guild Awards, the 2012 edition of which is set to take place on Thursday 16 February. A total of 16 categories includes the Pro Sound News Europe co-sponsored Unsung Hero.

As in previous years, the MPG Awards will take place just before the BRITs, which is scheduled for 21 February at the O2. Once again, the winner of the MPG Producer of the Year category will automatically win a BRIT Award for Best Producer.

Nominations for all 16 Awards are now closed and voting will begin shortly.

The full list of awards categories is as follows:

The Joe Meek Legacy Award, sponsored by Joe Meek by PMI Audio
Outstanding Contribution to UK Music, sponsored by PPL
Producer of the Year, sponsored by the BPI
Recording Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Prism Sound
Mix Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Solid State Logic
Mastering Engineer of the Year, sponsored by SADiE
Live Production of the Year, sponsored by Shure
UK Album of the Year, sponsored by Universal Audio
UK Single of the Year
Re-mixer of the Year, sponsored by Novation
Breakthrough Producer of the Year, sponsored by Deep Recording Studios
Breakthrough Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Genelec
International Producer of the Year, sponsored by British Grove Studios
International Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Focusrite
Studio of the Year
Unsung Hero, sponsored by Alchemea and Pro Sounds News Europe

Sponsorship opportunities are still available and any company that would like to be part of this exciting event should contact Sadie Groom at Bubble & Squeak: telephone: +44 (0) 1442 877850; email: sadie@bubblesqueak.co.uk.

www.mpg.org.uk

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