The Music Producers Guild awards took place last night, with Paul Epworth carrying off the top prize. Winning that means he automatically scoops his third BRIT in 7 years as well.
Named UK Producer of the Year, again, following his 2010 and 2013 wins, Epworth's work in 2014 with the likes of Glass Animals, Lorde, Lana Del Rey, U2, Coldplay and FKA Twigs helped him seal his win. He was presented with the 2015 BRIT Award for Best Producer at at the same time.
Other winners included Damon Albarn (Award for Inspiration), Giorgio Moroder (Award for Innovation), Dan Auerbach (International Producer of the Year), Sam Smith (UK Single Song Release of the Year) and Dave Stewart of Eurythmics (Outstanding Contribution to UK Music).
The winners, in full, can be found below.
UK Producer of the Year, sponsored by The BRITS 2015 - Paul Epworth
Outstanding Contribution to UK Music, sponsored by PPL - Dave Stewart
Recording Engineer of the Year, sponsored by RØDE - Mark Rankin
Mix Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Solid State Logic - Mark ‘Spike’ Stent
Mastering Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Apollo & Transco Blanx - Mandy Parnell
UK Album of the Year, sponsored by Universal Audio - Goldfrapp – Tales of Us
UK Single Song Release of the Year, sponsored by Shure - Sam Smith – "Stay With Me"
Re-mixer of the Year, sponsored by G-Technology - James Rutledge
Breakthrough Producer of the Year, sponsored by Musicguard Insurance - Tom Dalgety
Breakthrough Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Alchemea College - Robbie Nelson
International Producer of the Year, sponsored by Lewitt Audio & JHS - Dan Auerbach
Studio of the Year, sponsored by KMR Audio - RAK Studios
The A&R Award, sponsored by Prism Sound - Korda Marshall
The MPG Award for Innovation - Giorgio Moroder
The MPG Award for Inspiration - Damon Albarn