Music Week Awards 2019

Proper nominated for Sales Team at the Music Week Awards 2019

The nominees for the 2019 Music Week Awards, which recognise the achievements of the entire music business – including record labels, publishing, live, PR, retail, radio and marketing, have been announced today. We’re thrilled to be in the running for the Sales Team award which we last won in 2017, alongside other nominees including The Orchard UK, PIAS, Republic of Music, Sony Music UK and Warner Music UK.

The winners in this years awards will be announced on May 9 at a new venue for 2019, Battersea Evolution where the show will be hosted by BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley. Find out all of the nominees in each category below.

A&R Award

  • Atlantic Records
  • Columbia Records
  • Dirty Hit
  • Island Records
  • Partisan Records
  • Polydor Records
  • Reservoir
  • Syco Music
  • Warner Bros Records
  • Warner/Chappell Music

Artist Marketing Campaign

  • The 1975, Dirty Hit/Polydor Records
  • Michael Bublé, Warner Bros Records
  • Christine And The Queens, Because Music
  • George Ezra, Columbia Records
  • Ghetts, Caroline International
  • The Greatest Showman, Atlantic Records
  • Tom Grennan, Insanity Records
  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Decca Records
  • Kylie Minogue, BMG
  • Mumford & Sons, Island Records
  • Sigala, Ministry Of Sound Recordings
  • Jorja Smith, FAMM/The Orchard

Catalogue Marketing Campaign

  • Kate Bush, Rhino
  • Fleetwood Mac, Rhino
  • Buddy Holly, Decca
  • MTV Rocks: Pop Punk Vs The World, UMOD
  • Roy Orbison, Sony Music Commercial Group
  • Queen, Virgin EMI
  • Britney Spears, Sony Music Commercial Group
  • Joe Strummer, Ignition
  • Suede, Demon Music
  • Trojan Records, BMG

Festival Of The Year

  • All Points East
  • BBC Biggest Weekend
  • Download
  • Isle Of Wight Festival
  • Meltdown
  • Reading & Leeds Festivals
  • Tramlines
  • Wireless

Independent Music Retailer – supported by ERA

  • Banquet, Kingston-upon-Thames
  • Drift, Totnes
  • Forever Records, Nottingham
  • Pie & Vinyl, Portsmouth
  • Resident, Brighton
  • Vinyl Tap, Huddersfield

Independent Record Company

  • 4AD
  • Defected Records
  • Dirty Hit
  • Glassnote Records
  • Good Soldier Records
  • Neighbourhood
  • Partisan Records
  • Transgressive Records

Label/Artist Services Company

  • Absolute
  • ADA
  • AWAL
  • Believe
  • Caroline International
  • InGrooves
  • The Orchard
  • PIAS

Law Firm Of The Year

  • Collins Long
  • Hamlins
  • Lee & Thompson
  • Reed Smith
  • Russells
  • Shoosmiths
  • Simons, Muirhead & Burton
  • Van Straten Solicitors

Live Music Agent (Individual)

  • Angus Baskerville, 13 Artists
  • Matt Bates, Primary Talent
  • Lucy Dickins, ITB
  • Jules de Lattre, UTA
  • Summer Marshall, CAA
  • Jon Ollier, CAA
  • Rebecca Prochnik, Earth Agency
  • James Whitting, Coda

Live Music Promoter (Company)

  • AEG Presents
  • DHP Family
  • Kilimanjaro Live
  • Live Nation
  • Music Plus Sport
  • Senbla
  • SJM Concerts

Manager Of The Year

  • Mark Bent, Mother Artist Management
  • Vicky Dowdall, VDM Music
  • Sam & Roy Eldridge, UROK
  • Ben Mawson & Ed Millett, Tap Management
  • Ian McAndrew, Wildlife Entertainment
  • Paul McDonald & Ryan Lofthouse, Closer Artists
  • Radha Medar, Metallic Management
  • Jamie Oborne, All On Red Management
  • Tobe Onwuka, #Merky
  • Jack Foster & Benny Scarrs, Neighbourhood Music
  • Jazz Sherman, Hunger Mgmt
  • Iain Watt, Machine Management

Music & Brand Partnership

  • Au/Ra / Superdry / Sony Music / Vision Nine
  • Dua Lipa / PepsiCo / Warner Music / Fuse
  • Idles / Fender / Partisan Records / MJ Media
  • Orbital / Evans Cycles / Propellernet
  • Paloma Faith / Skoda / Sony Music / Fallon
  • Sigrid / Gore-Tex / Universal Music Globe
  • Stormzy & Big Shaq / EA Sports / Universal Music Globe / Spark
  • Yxng Bane / Timberland / Warner Music / Kinc

Music Consumer Innovation

  • Amazon Music – Alexa
  • Dinked – Dinked
  • Deezer – Flow Tab
  • Apple Music/Beats 1 – Apple Partnership With Jax Jones
  • Spotify – Spotify Wrapped
  • Spotify – Who We Be Live
  • YouTube – YouTube Music Launch

PR Campaign

  • Anne-Marie, Atlantic Records
  • BTS, DawBell
  • George Ezra, Inside/Out
  • Ghetts, Caroline International
  • Jeff Goldblum, Decca Records
  • Linkin Park/Mike Shinoda, Halestorm PR
  • Little Mix, Simon Jones PR
  • Manic Street Preachers, Hall Or Nothing
  • Kylie Minogue, Murray Chalmers PR
  • Now That’s What I Call Music 100, Borkowski
  • Taylor Swift, Stoked PR
  • The 1975, Polydor Records

Promotions Team

  • Atlantic Records
  • Columbia Records
  • Island Records
  • PIAS
  • Plugged In
  • Polydor Records
  • Syco Music
  • Virgin EMI
  • Warner Bros Records
  • Your Army

Publisher Of The Year

  • BMG
  • Concord Music
  • Downtown
  • Good Soldier Songs
  • Kobalt
  • Reservoir
  • Sentric Music
  • Sony/ATV Music Publishing
  • Universal Music Publishing Group
  • Warner/Chappell Music

Radio Show

  • Alex Baker’s Fresh Blood, Kerrang! Radio
  • Dance Anthems With MistaJam, BBC Radio 1
  • Danielle Perry’s Sunday Night Music Club, Absolute
  • DJ Target, BBC Radio 1Xtra
  • Future Sounds With Annie Mac, BBC Radio 1
  • Introducing In Kent With Abbie McCarthy, BBC Radio Kent
  • Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 Music
  • Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 6 Music
  • The Breakfast Show With Dotty, BBC Radio 1Xtra

Radio Station – sponsored by PPL

  • Absolute
  • BBC Radio 1
  • BBC Radio 1Xtra
  • BBC Radio 2
  • BBC Radio 6 Music
  • Planet Rock

Record Company

  • Atlantic Records
  • Columbia Records
  • Decca Records
  • Polydor Records
  • RCA Records
  • Virgin EMI Records
  • Warner Bros Records

Sales Team

  • The Orchard UK
  • PIAS
  • Proper
  • Republic Of Music
  • Sony Music UK
  • Warner Music UK

Ticketing Company

  • Ents24
  • Eventim
  • Gigantic
  • Skiddle
  • Ticketmaster
  • Twickets