PPL Present The MPG Award For Outstanding Contribution To UK Music
Ahead of the full MPG Awards winners’ announcements
which begin on 10 June we are delighted to be able to announce that Professor, sound engineer and record producer Susan Rogers
is the first female recipient of the PPL – Phonographic Performance Ltd
Present The MPG Award For Outstanding Contribution To UK Music.
This is awarded by the Music Producers Guild Awards Committee and is presented to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the music industry.
As staff engineer for Prince from 1983-1987, Susan worked on the classic records Purple Rain and Sign o’ the Times and has produced and mixed records for David Byrne, Barenaked Ladies and Tricky.
Susan is currently a professor at Berklee College of Music and runs a not-for-profit studio called The Record Company in Boston, MA.
You can hear more from Susan Rogers on BBC Radio 4
‘s Woman’s Hour tomorrow, Friday 7 May, from 10am or listen back on BBC sounds.