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Modest duo amongst winners at Music Week Awards

By | Published on Friday 12 April 2013

Music Week Awards

So, industry types galore amassed in London town last night for the annual Music Week Awards, with 4AD walking away with the best indie label gong, and Universal’s Island Records taking the best record company prize.

The lifetime achievement style Strat Award went to Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee of Modest!, the management duo probably best known these days for their stint taking on the careers of ‘X-Factor’ finalists, and therefore their role in the One Direction phenomenon. ‘X’ man Simon Cowell was on hand to present the duo with their special prize.

And the winners were…

A&R: Universal/Island
Promotions Team: Warner/Atlantic
Sales Team: EMI
Distribution Team: [PIAS]
Artist Marketing: EMI/Virgin for Emeli Sandé – Our Version Of Events
Catalogue Marketing: Warner/Rhino for Fleetwood Mac – Rumours

PR Campaign: Murray Chalmers PR for The Stone Roses
Manager Of The Year: Adrian Sykes & Greg Castell
Music & Brand Partnership: Converse and Cornerstone for Converse Represent

Retail Brand: Rough Trade
Independent Retailer: Banquet Records, Kingston

Publisher (Albums): Sony/ATV/EMI
Publisher (Singles): Sony/ATV/EMI
Independent Publisher: Kobalt

Live Music Venue: The O2 Arena, London
Live Promoter: Simon Moran, SJM Concerts

Radio Station: BBC 6Music
Radio Show: Lauren Laverne, 6Music
TV Show Featuring Music: Later… With Jools Holland (BBC)
Music Media Brand: NME

Independent Record Company: Beggars/4AD
Record Company: Universal/Island

The Strat Award: Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee, Modest! Management