Adele, XL and 6Music win big at the Music Week Awards 2012

GregJohnson April 27, 2012 0
Adele, XL and 6Music win big at the Music Week Awards 2012

The luminaries of the music industry descended upon the Music Week Awards 2012 last night, which took place at The Brewery, central London.

Organised by Music Week, the trade paper for the UK’s recording industry, the evening’s biggest winners were record label XL Recordings who away three gongs, including the prestigious Strat which went to their founder, Richard Russell.

Adele’s manager, Jonathan Dickens, won Manager Of The Year whilst 6Music and Steve Lamacq won the radio awards for best station and best show respectively.

Check out the full list of winners below:

Live Music Venue: 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Music & Brand Partnership: Converse & Cornerstone for Converse Gigs @ The 100 Club

A&R Award: XL Recordings

Manager Of The Year: Jonathan Dickins, September Management

Publisher of the Year – Singles: EMI Music Publishing

Publisher of the Year – Albums: Universal Music Publishing

Independent Publisher: Kobalt

High Street Retail Brand: HMV

Online Retail Brand: iTunes

Independent Retailer: Sound it Out Records

Non-Retail Digital Music Service: Spotify

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

Independent Record Company: Bella Union

Record Company: XL Recordings

The Strat: Richard Russell, XL Recordings

Adele, Bobby Womack, Damon Albarn, Dizzee Rascal and Jack White were among the artists who paid tribute to Richard Russell on the night via a special video charting XL’s recent and past successes.