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Paul Epworth takes producer BRIT at MPG Awards

By | Published on Monday 16 February 2015

Paul Epworth

Paul Epworth is nothing if not efficient, he winning his BRIT Award for 2015 a whole two weeks before the BRIT Awards have even happened. And I bet all those popstars haven’t even decided what to wear yet. This is why producers are the musical people who actually get things done. If we could just get rid of them, we’d never have to tolerate any new music ever again.

Which is exactly what the Music Producers Guild was celebrating last Thursday night. Well, not really. But yes, it was the annual MPG Awards last Thursday, the event where the BRIT Award for best producer of the year is also presented, usually to Paul Epworth. And this year it went to Paul Epworth. Which I think I’d already mentioned.

As for the other winners, well, they took the form of a list…

Recording Engineer Of The Year: Mark Rankin
Mix Engineer Of The Year: Mark ‘Spike’ Stent
Mastering Engineer Of The Year: Mandy Parnell
Re-Mixer Of The Year: James Rutledge
Breakthrough Producer Of The Year: Tom Dalgety
Breakthrough Engineer Of The Year: Robbie Nelson
International Producer Of The Year: Dan Auerbach
Studio Of The Year: RAK Studios

UK Album Of The Year: Goldfrapp – Tales Of Us
UK Single Song Release Of The Year: Sam Smith – Stay With Me

The A&R Award: Korda Marshall
The MPG Award For Innovation: Giorgio Moroder
The MPG Award For Inspiration: Damon Albarn
Outstanding Contribution To UK Music: Dave Stewart