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WOODSTOCK, DAY TWO
Once upon a time...at Yasgur's farm (8/16a)
RAINMAKERS: THEY CONTROL THE WEATHER
This is no ordinary doorstop. (8/15a)
SONG REVENUE CHART: DOG DAYS
But things will liven up soon. (8/16a)
A PRESEASON
HITS LIST
The biz is getting its game face on. (8/16a)
GRAMMY CHEW: COMING IN
UNDER THE WIRE
More speculation over lox and bagels (8/16a)
HEAT!
Seriously, we can't take off any more clothes at the office.
DOLDRUMS!
Nothing doing.       
LUNCH!
Well, what do YOU want?      
VACATION!
Badly needed.     
Blighty Beat
PAUL EPWORTH RETURNS
TO THE WINNER’S CIRCLE
2/17/17

There were a number of shiny happy faces at Thursday night’s Music Producers Guild Awards in London, where Paul Epworth (pictured at right) was named U.K. Producer of the Year for the fourth time fresh from his sixth Grammy win, this time for Adele’s 25. In addition to Adele, Epworth was honoured for his work with Usher and The Stone Roses.

Tony Visconti took home the Outstanding Contribution to U.K. Music, as well as International Producer of the Year, thanks to collaborations with artists such as David Bowie (including swan song Blackstar), Marc Bolan, Morrissey, Angélique Kidjo and others. Bowie’s Blackstar (Columbia) won U.K. Album of the Year.

Tim Dellow and Toby L of indie Transgressive were honoured with the A&R Award, while Mandy Parnell was named Mastering Engineer of the Year (Bjork, Aphex Twin, Brian Eno). Check out the full list of winners here, and a few smiling faces below.

 Transgressive co-founders Tim Dellow, left, and Toby L celebrate an MPGA win with Aliou of Mali band Songhoy Blues, artist Marika Hackman and AIM Marketing and Events Director Lara Baker.

Tony Visconti, left, and PPL boss Peter Leathem.