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Awards definitions

13 December 2021

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Album

For qualifying productions available for purchase as a physical product, streamed as a commercial product or as a download as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”).

8 December 2021

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Written by
Cameron Craig

** Category – Unsung Hero

This is an open category for anyone, as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility“). This is an open category, awarded to an individual involved in the recording industry (does not have to be technical), who works tirelessly behind the scenes, and…

8 December 2021

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Written by
Cameron Craig

** Category – Vocal Producer of the Year

For a Vocal Producer for qualifying productions as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”). This person has overall creative control of the vocal recording project and the individual vocal recording sessions relating to that project. They were present (either in person…

8 December 2021

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Written by
Cameron Craig

** Category – Rising Star

For a recording engineer, mixer or mastering engineer for qualifying productions as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”). This person is present in the recording studio or at another recording, mixing, or mastering location and is responsible for the process of…

16 October 2020

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Breakthrough Producer

For a producer for qualifying productions as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”). This person has overall creative and technical control of the entire recording project and the individual recording sessions that are a part of that project. They will have…

4 January 2019

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Special Recognition

This is awarded by the Music Producers Guild Awards Committee and will be presented to a person who has been afforded Special Recognition for their activities within the UK music industry.

13 May 2016

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Self-Producing Artist

For a producer for qualifying productions as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”). Projects must have been produced solely by the featured artist*. This person has overall creative and technical control of the entire recording project and the individual recording sessions…

30 March 2016

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Studio

For the best commercial studio, which exists primarily as a rental facility for the recording and/or mixing of music. This award is judged by a special panel of professional producers and/or recording engineers who, at their discretion, may individually visit…

30 March 2016

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – A&R

For someone who is judged to have been essential during, but not directly involved in, the creative process of music production across one or more projects, but not limited to the past year.

30 March 2016

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Definitions of Eligibility 2017

1. All projects and music related to the person being nominated, and all nominations for UK Album Of The Year, and UK Single Song Release Of The Year, must have been commercially released (for the first time and not previously…

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Outstanding Contribution

This is awarded by the Music Producers Guild Awards Committee and will be presented to a person who had made an outstanding contribution to the music industry.

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Innovation

This is awarded by the Music Producers Guild Awards Committee and will be presented to a person working in music production whose work is seen to extend the boundaries of music production through innovative ideas and the creative use of…

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Inspiration

This is awarded by the Music Producers Guild Awards Committee and will be presented to a person working in production in recognition of abody of work over several years which has significantly inspired others.

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – A&R

For someone who is judged to have been essential during, but not directly involved in, the creative process of production across one or more projects, but not limited to the past year.

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Studio

For the best commercial studio, which exists primarily as a rental facility for the recording and/or mixing of music. This award is judged by a special panel of professional producers and/or recording engineers who, at their discretion, may individually visit…

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Single

For qualifying productions available for purchase as a physical product or as a download as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”).

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Album

For qualifying productions available for purchase as a physical product, streamed as a commercial product or as a download as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”).

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Re-mixer

For qualifying productions as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility“). This person is responsible for taking previously recorded material and creating a completely new version of the track using what are generally understood to be “re-mixing” studio techniques.

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Mastering Engineer

For an engineer for qualifying productions as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”). The mastering engineer must have been responsible for the processing and preparation of production masters for commercial releases.

26 August 2014

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Written by
Mick Glossop

** Category – Mix Engineer

For an engineer for qualifying productions as defined below (“Definitions of Eligibility”). The mixer must have mixed all of the releases under consideration. This person is responsible for taking previously recorded material and creating a mixdown of the original separate…