The Music Producers Guild has announced the complete list of 2023 award winners. Now in its 15th year, the annual event was presented by broadcaster, Abbie McCarthy.
Kid Harpoon was the big winner, taking the top accolade of Producer Of The Year as well as Writer Producer of The Year and as producer on the Album Of The Year, along with Mark “Spike” Stent and Oli Jacobs for their work on Harry Styles’ Harry’s House. Jacobs also won Recording Engineer Of The Year.
Hannah Peel also took home multiple awards, winning Self-Producing Artist and, along with Michael Keeny and James Trevascus, Original Score Recording Of The Year for their work on The Midwich Cuckoos.
This year’s Rising Star was Francine Perry. A producer and engineer, she has worked with the likes of Erasure, Forsyth, Beth Orton and HAAi. Perry is also co-founder of Omnii Collective – a London based organisation for women, non-binary and trans sound enthusiasts.
Adam 'Cecil' Bartlett took home Breakthrough Producer Of The Year for his work on The Big Moon’s Here Is Everything album, which scored them their first top 10.
"It’s fantastic to see so many deserved winners!” said Eve Horne, MPG executive director.
“Every year we are blown away with the sheer talent that each of the nominees and winners display! It’s great to see such diversity again this year too. Testament that the MPG and the industry as a whole is going in the right direction.”