Paul Epworth – MPG Producer Of The Year/Brit Award Best Producer

Russells would like to congratulate Paul Epworth on winning Music Producers Guild’s Producer of the Year Award for 2015, an honour that he also won in 2010 and 2013.

As the recipient of the award, Paul automatically receives the 2015 BRIT Award for Best Producer, which was presented at the same time at the Music Producers Guild Awards on February 12th at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London.

Ellie Goulding – No.1 Single

Congratulations to Ellie Goulding who has the UK’s number one single for a third week running with ‘Love Me Like You Do’.

ILMC Arthur Award Nomination – Chris Gossage

We are delighted to announce that the live touring community have nominated one of our partners Chris Gossage for a thoroughly deserved ILMC Arthur Award for most professional professional. The award will be presented at the Savoy on Saturday 7th March 2015. We wish Chris every success on the night.

Clean Bandit – Grammy Win

Russells would like to extend our congratulations to Clean Bandit on winning the Grammy for Best Dance Recording for ‘Rather Be’.

Music 4.5

Russells is pleased to announce that our head of digital media and technology, Alex Damon, is speaking at the Music 4.5 event tomorrow in London, where he will also participate in a panel discussion on music licensing and UGC. Please see a/4588045396 for details.

Una Foden – The Saturdays

Russells would like to congratulate Una and her husband Ben on the birth of their baby boy, Tadhg, on 2 February.

BRIT Awards 2015 – Nominations

Russells would like to congratulate the following artists on their nominations at this year’s Brit Awards 2015. This year’s ceremony will be shown live from London’s O2 on ITV on Wednesday 25 February.

Jessie Ware (British Female Solo Artist)
Alt-J (British Group and MasterCard British Album of the Year for “This Is All Yours”)
Coldplay (British Group)
Clean Bandit (British Group and British Single for “Rather Be”)
Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory (British Producer of the Year)
Paul Epworth (British Producer of the Year)
Charli XCX (British Artist and Video of the Year for “Boom Clap”)
Rita Ora (British Artist and Video of the Year for “I Will Never Let You Down”)

Jamal Edwards – New Year Honours List

Russells would like to congratulate Jamal Edwards on being made an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to music.


BBC Music Awards

The nominees for the first ever BBC Music Awards have been announced today, congratulations to Elbow for their nomination for British Artist Of The Year and to Lorde who is up for International Artist Of The Year. The awards take place on Thursday 11 December at Earls Court.5

Good Luck Frankie! Strictly Grand Final

Russells want to wish the best of luck to Frankie Bridge (of The Saturdays) in the Strictly Come Dancing final this weekend! Strictly will be on BBC1 tomorrow at 6.30pm.

Spotify Most Played 2014 – Clean Bandit

Congratulations to Clean Bandit for having the most played track in the UK in 2014 on Spotify with their track ‘Rather Be’.

Spotify Breakthrough of 2014 – alt-j

Congratulations to alt-J for being the Breakthrough of 2014 on Spotify.