Metropolis Studios signs up as A&R Awards sponsor as big night nears

Metropolis Studios has joined the growing list of big names backing the music industry’s most enjoyable night of the year, the A&R Awards.

It is sponsoring the Administrator of the Year category at the now sold-out event, presented by MBW, which will take place on the evening of Tuesday, November 9, at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

Metropolis Studios’ CEO Richard Connell said: “A&R is clearly at the heart of the music business – but it’s a heart that can only beat with the energy and support of an amazing A&R Admin team. At Metropolis Studios we are proud of our ‘Artist First. Always’ ethos, so we are thrilled to support this year’s A&R Administrator Award. An award that celebrates those who, like Metropolis,  go about their business with impeccable passion, creativity and confidence to provide an artist with the perfect environment for them to achieve their vision.”

Other categories at the 2021 event will include Song 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, A&R of the Year: Pop/R&B, and A&R of The Year: Rock/Alternative.

There will also be winners announced in categories such as Major Label of The Year, Independent Label of The Year, Publisher of the Year, Management Company, and Artist To Watch (in association with Vevo), plus A&R Icon, and, of course, The Sir George Martin Award.Music Business Worldwide