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Winners of 2016 UK Music+Sound Awards Announced



Awards honour exceptional music, sound and sync talent from the last year

Winners of 2016 UK Music+Sound Awards Announced

Winners of the 5th UK Music+Sound Awards were announced last night at an electrifying ceremony where the cream of UK’s media music, sound and sync talent were celebrated and honoured for their exceptional work over the last year. 
The Awards were presented by TV comedian, Richard Herring, at the historic and glamour-infused Café de Paris, where the industry came out to recognize the triumphant winners and attend what succeeded in, once again, being one of the best networking events of the music and sound in media calendar. 
The Awards supported the work of music therapists, Nordoff Robbins, by donating £5 from every entry and ticket sale to the charity. 

Adam & Eve DDB and John Lewis took two wins during the night with Universal Music Publishing’s sync on their Insurance ad with Elton John’s 'Tiny Dancer' and Leland Music and Aurora’s re-record of Oasis’ ‘Half the World Away’ for their ‘Man on the Moon’ Christmas ad.
Mutant Jukebox triumphed with their composition on Wieden + Kennedy’s Honda ‘Feeling’ and Universal Publishing Production Music with Count de Money’s music on TBWA/London’s Coco de Mer ‘X’.
String and Tins took home first prize for Joint London’s Vue Cinema ‘Sizzle’, whilst Factory Studios received four wins, two being for Best Sound Design and Best Audio Mix for Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO’s Sainsbury’s ‘Mog’s Christmas Calamity’.
MD, Emma Maguire, comments on this year’s competition: "We’re thrilled to have reached our 5th Anniversary of recognising the immense music, sound and sync talent in our media industries."  
She goes on to say, “Turning the spotlight on their expertise and the vital role of their crafts has been our driving force.  This year looks to have raised the benchmark for excellence even higher and we congratulate all our winners, thanking them for the inspiration they have bought about.”
A Selection of the 2016 UK MUSIC+SOUND AWARDS’ Advertising Winners:

The Yellow Boat Music Award for Best Original Composition in Broadcast Advertising
Nate Connolly at Mutant Jukebox for Wieden + Kennedy’s Honda ‘Feeling’

Best Sound Design – Broadcast Advertising
Anthony Moore and Neil Johnson at Factory for Sainsbury’s Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO’s ‘Mog’s Christmas Calamity’

The Universal Production Music Award for Best Use of Production Music in Broadcast Advertising
Zeben Jameson and Finn Vine at Adelphoi Music for Grey London’s Lucozade 'Find Your Flow'

Best Sync – Broadcast Advertising
Universal Music Publishing / Tom Stanford at Platinum Rye for Adam&Eve/DDB’s John Lewis Insurance - Elton John 'Tiny Dancer'

Best Re-Record or Adaptation - Broadcast Advertising
Leland Music for Adam & Eve DDB’s John Lewis ‘The Man on the Moon’

A full list of UK Music+Sound Awards’ winners can be viewed here  

The global branch of the competition, The International Music+Sound Awards, is now open for entries with all the UK competition’s finalists and winners automatically being entered, free of charge.  All other UK competition entrants are offered a 50% discount.

2016 Music+Sound Awards’ Sponsors: PRS for Music, SIREN, Yellow Boat Music, EMI Production Music, Scramble, Imagem, Native, Jungle Studios, Factory Studios, Wave Music, Yellow Technology, Universal Production Music and Wave Studios.

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Genres: Music & Sound Design

Music+Sound Awards, Thu, 03 Mar 2016 09:37:43 GMT