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
Recording Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by AMS Neve
Mix Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by Miloco Studios
Mark ‘Spike’ Stent
Re-mixer Of The Year
Breakthrough Producer Of the Year, sponsored by Focusrite
Self-Producing Artist Of The Year, sponsored by Spitfire Audio
Breakthrough Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by Genelec
Dani Bennet Spragg
International Producer Of The Year, sponsored by RME
Donald Glover and Ludwig Goransson
Mastering Engineer Of The Year, sponsored by Kii Audio
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
Studio Of The Year, sponsored by Soundgas
British Grove Studios
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