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Music Week Awards handed out

By | Published on Friday 27 April 2012

Music Week Awards 2012

The Music Week Awards ceremony took place at The Brewery venue in London yesterday, with XL the biggest winner taking away four awards, if you include the lifetime achievement trophy (or The Strat, as they insist on calling it), which was handed to the company’s founder Richard Russell.

The winners in full are as follows:

High Street Retail Brand: HMV
Online Retail Brand: iTunes
Independent Retailer: Sound It Out Records
Non-Retail Digital Music Service: Spotify

Live Music Venue: Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Radio Station: 6music
Radio Show: Steve Lamacq, 6music
TV Show Featuring Music: Later… with Jools Holland

Promotions Team: Atlantic
Sales Team: PIAS
Distribution Team: Proper Distribution

Catalogue Marketing Campaign: Rhino for The Smiths Complete
Artist Marketing Campaign: XL Recordings for 21 by Adele
PR Campaign: Purple PR for 21 by Adele
Music & Brand Partnership: Converse & Cornerstone for Converse Gigs @ The 100 Club

Publisher Of The Year – Singles: EMI Music Publishing
Publisher Of The Year – Albums: Universal Music Publishing
Independent Publisher: Kobalt
Manager Of The Year: Jonathan Dickins, September Management
A&R Award: XL Recordings

Independent Record Company: Bella Union
Record Company: XL Recordings
The Strat: Richard Russell, XL Recordings