FAC and MMF launch new awards

By | Published on Thursday 28 July 2011

Artist & Manager Awards

The Featured Artists Coalition and Music Managers Forum yesterday announced details of a new awards event which will celebrate artists and their managers. The inaugural Artist & Manager Awards will take place at the Roundhouse on 13 Sep.

Having evolved out of the MMF’s long-standing awards event, the Roll Of Honour dinner, the new awards platform will celebrate both new and established talent in both the artist and management communities, with so called ‘first rung’ and ‘breakthrough’ categories accompanied by lifetime achievement type gongs, The Artist’s Artist Award and The Peter Grant Award.

Announcing the new awards, FAC Co-Chair Nick Mason told CMU: “Artists are at the centre of our industry now more than ever and the Artist & Manager Awards will be a night to remember and to celebrate that. There are obvious synergies between the MMF and the FAC and our coming together to jointly acknowledge both the achievements and hard work of our members seemed a natural fit”.

Meanwhile MMF chief Jon Webster added: “We look forward to welcoming people to an event that embraces and celebrates artists and managers at all stages of development in their careers”.

There’s more info about the new awards event here.