Music business

Spotify Sponsors Contemporary Black Music Award at 2022 A&R Awards

Spotify returns as a sponsor for this year A&R Awardsgiving its name to the prestigious Contemporary Black Music category.

Britain’s music industry’s finest night will take place on Tuesday 8th November at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London to celebrate the best executives, tracks and creatives of the past 12 months and of all time.

Safiya Lambie-Knight, Head of Music at Spotify UK/IE, said: “We are extremely proud to support this hugely competitive category at A&R Awards Again. Contemporary black music continues to make waves around the world and is a vital part of thinking about British culture.

“We’ve seen brilliant talent emerge year after year, and it’s largely thanks to the skill and passion of the A&R community that we can witness the growth of UK hip-hop and see talented artists achieve recognition. they deserve.”

A very a limited number of tables are still available for the 2022 Awards via [email protected] – but they won’t be for long.

Other categories in the 2022 UK-focused event will include Producer of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, A&R of the Year: Adult Contemporary, A&R Administrator, A&R of the Year: Electronic/Dance, Major Label of the Year, Independent Label of The Year, Publisher of the Year (Sponsored by Milk & Honey) and management company.

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