The A&R Icon Award might be sponsored by YouTube on the A&R Awards in London

Youtube is sponsoring one in all this yr’s assured standing ovation moments A&R Awards November 8 in London: the A&R Icon Award.

The trophy is given to an A&R music legend who has influenced generations.

Dan Chalmers, Head of Music EMEA at YouTube, mentioned: “The Icon Award is all the time one of many highlights of the A&R Awards evening and a take a look at the checklist of earlier winners illustrates simply how a lot the class is prestigious.

“YouTube is honored to proceed to assist have fun the accomplishments of a number of the biggest A&R executives on this business’s historical past and we stay up for welcoming one other icon to the honour roll in November.”

A&R awardsBritain’s music business’s most gratifying night, will happen on Tuesday eighth November on the Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

The UK-focused occasion will see icons and legends of the UK music business celebrated alongside the business’s most profitable hit-makers of the previous yr. Sadly (but additionally happily), all tables are actually bought.

Different classes within the 2022 occasion will embody Songwriter of the 12 months, Producer of the 12 months, A&R of the 12 months: Pop/R&B (supported by Concorde), A&R Administrator, A&R of The 12 months: Up to date Black Music (supported by Spotify), A&R Of The 12 months: digital/dance, music of the yr (supported by hipgnosis), Main Label of The 12 months (supported by Voly Music), Impartial Label of The 12 months, Writer of the 12 months (sponsored by Milk & Honey) and the administration firm (supported by Centtrip).

The A&R Awards are offered by The music business world wide in affiliation with Abbey Street Studios.The music business world wide