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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.

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