Music Week Awards 2020

Proper shortlisted for the Sales Team award at the Music Week Awards 2020

The finalists for this year’s Music Week Awards have been announced today over on the Music Week website. This year the awards ceremony will take place on May 6 at Battersea Evolution and will include three new categories, Independent Publisher Of The Year, Sync Team Of The Year and Sync Of The Year.

We’re thrilled to be among the finalists in the sales team category and to see so many of our clients and friends included throughout the list of finalists which you can find below.

Our MD, Drew Hill commented “So proud of all the team with this year’s shortlist nod at the Music Week Awards. Recognition for another 12 months of hard work by everyone at Proper”

The full list of finalists are:

Sales Team

• Caroline International
• PIAS
• Proper Music Group
• Republic Of Music
• Sony Music UK
• The Orchard
• Warner Music UK

Independent Retailer – supported by ERA

• Assai Records, Dundee
• Banquet Records, Kingston
• Drift, Totnes
• Eel Pie Records, Twickenham
• Jacaranda Records, Liverpool
• Resident Music, Brighton
• Rough Trade, London, Bristol, Nottingham
• TNT Records, Barrow-In-Furness

A&R Award

• Atlantic Records
• Decca Records
• Good Soldier
• Island Records
• Polydor Records
• Relentless Records
• Since ’93
• Warner Chappell Music

Artist Marketing Campaign

• Lewis Capaldi, Virgin EMI Records
• Coldplay, Parlophone Records
• Little Simz, AWAL
• Mabel, Polydor Records
• Freya Ridings, Good Soldier
• Jack Savoretti, BMG
• Stormzy, Atlantic Records
• Harry Styles, Columbia Records
• AJ Tracey, Supernature
• Tom Walker, Relentless Records

Catalogue Marketing Campaign

• Mariah Carey, Sony Music Commercial Group
• The Clash, Sony Music Commercial Group
• Goldie – Drum & Bass Life, UMOD
• Joy Division, Rhino
• Kylie Minogue, BMG
• Oasis, Big Brother
• Luciano Pavarotti, Decca
• Shakespears Sister, Because Music
• Spice Girls, Virgin EMI Records
• Rod Stewart, Rhino

Festival Of The Year

• All Points East
• Black Deer Festival
• Bluedot
• BST Hyde Park
• Glastonbury Festival
• Isle Of Wight Festival
• Latitude Festival
• Reading & Leeds Festival
• Wireless Festival

Independent Publisher Of The Year

• Concord Music Publishing
• Downtown Music UK
• Good Soldier Songs
• Manners McDade
• Ministry Of Sound Publishing
• Reservoir
• Sentric Music Group
• Tileyard Music Publishing

Independent Record Company

• 4AD
• Because Music
• Dirty Hit
• eOne Music
• Glassnote Music
• Heavenly Recordings
• Marathon Music Group
• Neighbourhood Recordings
• Partisan Records
• Transgressive Records

Label/Artist Services Company

• Absolute Label Services
• ADA
• AWAL
• Believe
• Caroline International
• Cooking Vinyl
• PIAS UK
• The Orchard

Law Firm Of The Year

• Hamlins LLP
• Irwin Mitchell LLP
• Simons Muirhead & Burton
• Van Straten Solicitors

Live Music Agent (Individual)

• Craig D’Souza, Primary Talent
• Steve Hogan, WME
• Kara James, WME
• Heulwen Keyte, UTA
• Mike Malak, Paradigm
• Paul Wilson, CAA

Live Music Promoter (Company)

• AEG Presents
• DHP Family
• Kilimanjaro Live
• Live Nation UK
• Liz Hobbs Group
• Rockfeedback
• SJM Concerts

Manager Of The Year

• Riki Bleau, Since ‘93
• Chris Dempsey, YMU Music
• Vicky Dowdall, VDM Music
• Debbie Gwyther / Roy & Sam Eldridge, Urok Management
• Craig Jennings & Matt Ash, Raw Power Management
• Ben Mawson & Ed Millett, Tap Management
• Radha Medar, Metallic Management
• Tobe Onwuka, #Merky Management

Music & Brand Partnership

• Lewis Capaldi / Greggs / Paradigm Agency
• Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes / Brewdog / ATC
• The Chemical Brothers / Formula1 / Universal Music Globe / Wieden + Kennedy London / Pulse Films
• Craig David / Tom Walker / Lady Leshurr / The Kingdom Choir / Deno / Riton / MLB London Series / Sony Music Entertainment UK / 4th Floor Creative / Ministry Of Sound
• Paloma Faith / Lady Leshurr / The Kingdom Choir / Alexis Ffrench / The Sherlocks / Skoda / Sony Music Entertainment UK / Fallon / 4th Floor Creative / The Marketing Arm
• Mabel / Samsung / Universal Music Globe / Iris
• Kojey Radical / 1800 Tequila / Warner Music / Steely Fox / Armoury
• Ed Sheeran / Heinz / Warner Music / Wonderland / David / Starcom

Music Consumer Innovation

• Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD and Echo Studio
• Deezer, 360 By Deezer
• Music Glue, Marketplace Platform
• Peex, Peex Live
• Spotify, Spotify Wrapped
• TikTok, TikTok
• YouTube, YouTube Premieres

PR Campaign

• Lewis Capaldi, MBC PR / DawBell / APB PR
• Lana Del Rey / Satellite414
• Liam Gallagher, APPR / Warner Records / Fear PR
• Michael Kiwanuka, Chalk Press Agency
• Krept & Konan, Stoked PR
• Lizzo, Atlantic Records
• Lil Nas X, RCA Records
• Freya Ridings. Dedikated PR
• Sigrid, Island Records
• Spice Girls, DawBell PR
• Stormzy, Wired PR
• Tool, Turn The Page / Music For Nations

Promotions Team

• Atlantic Records
• Columbia Records
• Island Records
• Plugged In PR
• Polydor Records
• Virgin EMI Records
• Warner Records
• Your Army

Publisher Of The Year

• BMG
• Kobalt Music Publishing
• Sony/ATV Music Publishing
• Universal Music Publishing Group
• Warner Chappell Music

Radio Show

• 1Xtra’s Rap Show With Tiffany Calver, BBC Radio 1Xtra
• Clara Amfo, BBC Radio 1
• Danielle Perry’s The Sunday Night Music Club, Absolute Radio
• DJ Target, BBC Radio 1Xtra
• Future Sounds With Annie Mac, BBC Radio 1
• Homegrown With Robert Bruce, Capital Xtra
• Jo Whiley, BBC Radio 2
• Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 Music
• Steve Lamacq Show, BBC 6 Music

Radio Station

• Absolute Radio
• BBC Radio 1
• BBC Radio 1Xtra
• BBC Radio 2
• BBC Radio 6 Music
• Capital Xtra
• Heart
• Virgin Radio

Record Company

• Atlantic Records
• BMG
• Columbia Records
• Decca Records
• Parlophone Records
• Polydor Records
• RCA Records
• Virgin EMI Records

Sync Of The Year

• Blinded By Your Grace – Stormzy
Featured In: BT ‘Beyond Limits: Tale Of Two Cities’ (Label: Merky/Atlantic / Publisher: Warner Chappell / Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi)
• Bury A Friend – Billie Eilish
Featured In: Killing Eve Series 2 Trailer
(Label: Universal Music Globe / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group / Kobalt Music Publishing / Music Supervisor: Catherine Grieves)
• Can’t Fight This Feeling – Bastille
Featured In: John Lewis Christmas 2019
(Label: Virgin EMI / Publishers: Universal Music Publishing Group/Mojo Music Publishing / Agency: Adam & Eve DDB)
• Fighting For – Roots Manuva
Featured In: Top Boy
(Label: Big Dada / Publisher: Just Isn’t Music / Sony/ATV / Music Supervisor: Abi Leland)
• Fresh N Clean – D Double E And Star
Featured In: Ikea ‘Silence The Critics’
(Label: Buku Records / Publisher: Wake The Town & Metropolis Songs/ Agency: Mother London / Supervisors: Arnold Hattingh & David Bass)
• Last Christmas – George Michael
Featured In: Last Christmas
(Label: Epic/Sony Music UK / Publisher: Warner Chappell / Film Company: Universal Pictures)
• Love Really Hurts Without You – Billy Ocean
Featured In: Sex Education
(Label: Sony Music UK / Publisher: Sony/ATV / Music Supervisor: Matt Biffa)
• Said – Nils Frahm
Featured In: Ad Astra
(Label: Erased Tapes Records / Publisher: Manners McDade Music Publishing)
• The Light – Sophie And The Giants
Featured In: Grid Trailer
(Label: Universal Music Globe / Music Supervisor: Stephen Root)
• Wonderwall – Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne
Featured In: All New Renault Clio: The French Exchange
(Label: Soundtree / Publisher: Sony/ATV / Agency: Publicis Poke)

Sync Team Of The Year

• BBC
• Beggars Group Media
• BMG Sync UK
• BT Sport Music
• PIAS
• Sony/ATV Music Publishing
• Theodore Music/Wake The Town
• Universal Music Globe
• Universal Music Publishing Group
• Warner Chappell Music

Ticketing Company

• Ents24
• Event Genius by Festicket
• Gigantic
• Music Glue
• See Tickets
• The Ticket Factory
• Ticketmaster UK
• Twickets