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2016’s UK Music+Sound Awards Finalists Announced

lbbonline.com, 7 months, 3 weeks ago

Tickets for the ceremony at Café de Paris on Wednesday 2nd March will be available for general sale

2016’s UK Music+Sound Awards Finalists Announced

On their 5th Anniversary, The Music+Sound Awards has announced its 2016 UK finalists following an exhilarating judging day held at the BFI Screening Rooms in Central London. 

Celebrating the disciplines of music and sound design in the media and rewarding the phenomenal talent involved, the competition provides an arena to hold aloft the industry’s best of the best.

The jury this year included industry figureheads Dave Monk from Publicis, Greg Moore from Adelphoi Music, Ed Bailie from Leland Music and Sam Robson from 750mph. 

“The Music+Sound Awards provide a platform like no other and it’s always thrilling to see the extraordinary level and breadth of talent of the composers, sound designers and music supervisors who enter,” said Emma Maguire, Awards MD. “This year was no exception and along with our expert jury, we were blown away by the superior standard of work entered.  Considering this, it truly is a high accolade being shortlisted for a Music+Sound Award and we want to congratulate all finalists and wish them the very best of luck.”

The Awards will be presented to the 27 winners at a glittering ceremony at Central London’s Café de Paris on 2nd March. Tickets will soon be available for purchase.

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

The UK Music+Sound Awards finalists include:

- The Yellow Boat Music Award for Best Original Composition in Broadcast Advertising

- Peter Raeburn, Luis Almau, Ben Castle at Soundtree Music for Wieden + Kennedy’s Lurpak ‘Freestyle’

- Theo Vidgen / Air-Edel for VCCP’s O2 'Make Them Giants'

- M&C Saatchi / Alex Ball for Teen Road Safety 'The Hare & The Tortoise'

- Nate Connolly at Mutant Jukebox for Wieden + Kennedy’s Honda ‘Feeling’

- The Most Radicalist Black Sheep Music / Raffertie for BBH’s Dulux 'Human Dome Painter'

- Will Cohen at String and Tins for BBH’s Audi RS3: Birth

- Best Sound Design – Broadcast Advertising

- Ed Downham at Wave Studios for Fallon’s Alzheimers Society ‘Gone’ 

- Anthony Moore at Factory for Wieden + Kennedy’s Honda ‘Ignition’

- Sam Ashwell at 750mph for WCRS’s Army ‘Normal Day’

- Anthony Moore and Neil Johnson at Factory for Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO’s Sainsbury’s ‘Mog’s Christmas Calamity’

- Will Cohen at String and Tins for BBH’s Audi RS3: Birth

- Soundtree Music for BBH’s AXE ‘Bring the Quiet’

- Best Sync – Broadcast Advertising

- Ann-Marie Atkins and Tim Miles at Warner Music UK for Joint London’s Amazon Prime - Sonny & Cher 'Little Man'

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

- SONGS Music Publishing / Martin Hewett at WWS Creative Services Group for PlayStation 4 Official "The Wonderful Life Of A PS4 Player", Chemical Brothers 'Go'

- Jen Moss at Warner Music UK for Adam&Eve/DDB’s Lloyds Bank - Birdy 'Wings'

- Ian Neil at Sony Music for 18ft & Rising’s House of Fraser - Grace Ft G-Eazy 'You Don't Own Me'

- Soundtree Music for FCB Inferno Sport England - This Girl Can 'Get Ur Freak On'

- Great Guns for Saatchi & Saatchi’s Pampers Wipes 'Pooface' - Strauss 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra’

A full list of finalists can be viewed here.

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

Genre: Music performance