News Skepta to be honoured by Music Producers Guild

Skepta to be honoured by Music Producers Guild

He’ll be given the Inspiration Award at the ceremony this week.

Skepta is to receive the Music Producers Guild’s Inspiration Award.

The Mercury-winning rapper will receive the prize at the Music Producers Guild awards in London this Thursday (28th February).

Bruno Ellingham, Executive Director of the MPG, said: “Skepta has been at the forefront of the grime scene for some time, his influence now crosses genres and is felt not only in music but in the art and fashion worlds too. Now feels like the perfect time to acknowledge his achievements and we are thrilled to be presenting him with this prestigious Award.”

The shortlist for the awards’ other gongs is:

UK Producer Of The Year
Cam Blackwood
Dave Eringa
James Ford

Recording Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by AMS Neve
Guy Massey
Matt Wiggins
Sean Genockey

Mix Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by Miloco Studios
Cenzo Townshend
David Wrench
Mark ‘Spike’ Stent

Re-mixer Of The Year
IYEARA
Matthew Herbert
Shura

Breakthrough Producer Of the Year, sponsored by Focusrite
Dilip Harris
Mark Rankin
Rhiannon Mair

Self-Producing Artist Of The Year, sponsored by Spitfire Audio
Four Tet
John Hopkins
Tori Amos

Breakthrough Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by Genelec
Cecile Desnos
Dani Bennet Spragg
Rhiannon Mair

International Producer Of The Year, sponsored by RME
David Byrne
Donald Glover and Ludwig Goransson
Greg Kurstin

Mastering Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by Kii Audio
John Davis
Mandy Parnell
Tim Young

UK Album Of The Year, sponsored by Universal Audio
Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
Everything Everything - A Fever Dream
Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination

UK Single Song Release Of The Year, sponsored by Shure
Anna Calvi - Don’t Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy
George Ezra - Shotgun
The 1975 - Love It If We Made It

The A&R Award
Briony Turner
Gilles Peterson
Holly Manners

Studio Of The Year, sponsored by Soundgas
British Grove Studios
Strongroom
Urchin Studios

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