Music business

Concord on board as sponsor of the A&R Awards

Global independent music company Concord has confirmed it will return as sponsor of the hyper-competitive Pop/R&B category this year A&R Awards.

Britain’s music industry’s finest night will take place on Tuesday 8th November at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London, where the big and the good will celebrate the biggest and best executives, songwriters, producers, labels, publishers and managers. of the last 12 months.

There will also be a handful of very special guests who will receive prestigious awards including the A&R Icon and the Sir George Martin Award.

Kim Frankiewicz, EVP Worldwide A&R Concord Music Publishing, said, “The A&R Awards are always a wonderful evening where we all come together to take a moment to reflect and celebrate. Seeing old friends and making new ones, we are delighted to sponsor this hotly contested category.

Many more A&R Awards partners will be announced over the coming weeks, as there are only four categories left to sponsor (!), For more details, please contact [email protected].

In the meantime, a VERY limited number of tables are still available via [email protected] – but they won’t be for long.

Other categories in the 2022 event will include Songwriter of the Year, Producer of the Year, A&R of the Year: Adult Contemporary, A&R Administrator, A&R of the Year: Contemporary Black Music, A&R of the Year: Electronic/Dance, Song of the Year, Major Label of The Year, Independent Label of The Year, Publisher of the Year, Management Company and Artist To Watch (in association with Vevo) .

The main sponsor of the A&R Awards is, as always, Abbey Road Studios.The music industry around the world