This 12 months’s occasion takes place at its conventional house, London’s Grand Connaught Rooms, on the night of Tuesday November seventh. It’ll rejoice probably the most profitable execs, managers, producers and songwriters of the final 12 months – and there might be a sprinkling of particular recognition awards for some legends of the sport.
Dan Chalmers, YouTube’s Head of Music, EMEA, mentioned: “The worlds of A&R and administration have by no means been extra intently aligned than they’re in the trendy music enterprise, and so we’re delighted to again a class devoted to celebrating the managers who’ve performed pivotal and artistic roles in creating artists, breaking new music and reaching success.”
Different classes on the occasion will embody Producer of The Yr; A&R of the Yr: Grownup Up to date; A&R of The Yr: Up to date Black Music, A&R Of The Yr: Digital/Dance (sponsored by SoundCloud); Track of the Yr and Songwriter of the 12 months (both sponsored by Hipgnosis); Writer of the Yr (sponsored by Milk & Honey), Main Label of The Yr, Unbiased Label of The Yr, and Administration Firm of the Yr – in addition to show-stopping particular displays such because the A&R Icon and the Sir George Martin Award.
The headline sponsor of the A&R Awards is, as all the time, Abbey Road Studios.
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