Bucks, Universal honoured at Sync Awards 2017

bucks publishing

Universal Music Publishing and Bucks Music Group are among the major winners at Music Week’s Sync Awards 2017.

Bucks Music Group won in the Independent Publisher category, with Universal Music Publishing receiving the Publisher Award.

Ipswich artist Barns Courtney won the Sync Artist of the Year Award, while BT Sport’s UEFA Champions League Final Opener, featuring Loyle Carner’s Road to Cardiff, won in the Best Sync – TV Show (Sport) category.

Elsewhere, the Best Sync – Film Trailer accolade acknowledged Mute Song, Tri Angle Records and music supervisor Will Quiney for the placement of Vessel’s Red Sex in The Handmaiden.

Music Week Sync Awards took place in London last night (Thursday), with BBC 6 Music breakfast presenter Shaun Keaveny hosting the ceremony.

Full list of winners:

The full list of winners for the Music Week Sync Awards is below:

Best Sync – Video Game Trailer
FIFA 18 – ‘Energy’ Avelino Feat. Stormzy & Skepta Label: Cooking Vinyl / More Music Records / Oddchild Music / Supervisor: Raphaella Lima / Cybele Pettus – EA Games / Publisher: BMG, Sony ATV, Warner/Chappell

Video Game Soundtrack:
Fifa 17 – ‘Comeback Kid’ Kasabian
Label: Sony Music / Supervisor: Cybele Pettus EA / Publisher: Sony/ATV

Music Supervisor – Video Games:
Glenn Herweijer & Ben Sumner – Feel For Music

Best Sync – Film trailer
The Handmaiden – ‘Red Sex’ – Vessel
Label: Tri Angle / Supervisor: Will Quiney (Empire Design) / Publisher: Mute Song

Best Individual Sync – Film:
American Honey – ‘Recharge and Revolt’ – The Raveonettes Label: Vice Records / Supervisor: Simon Astall / Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing

Overall Film Soundtrack
Baby Driver – Kirsten Lane

Music Supervisor – film
Sarah Bridge

Best Sync – Online Viral advert
Prada perfume – I Can’t Help Falling In Love” – Perfume Genius
Label: Matador (Beggars Group) / Supervisor: Fred Schindler / Publisher: Gladys Music / Agency: Too Young

Music Supervisor – Advertising
Ed Bailie – Leland Music

Best Branded Entertainment
E.ON + Gorillaz ‘A Solar Collaboration’ – ‘We Got The Power’ Gorillaz
Label: Warner Music / Supervisor: Tin Drum Music / Publisher: Warner Chappell / Agency: WCRS

Best Sync – TV Show (Sport)
UEFA Champions League Final Opener, BT Sport – ‘Road To Cardiff’ Loyle Carner
Label: Universal Globe / Supervisor: Pete Kelly / Publisher: Self-Published

Best Sync – TV Advert
Audi – ‘Windmills Of Your Mind’ – Dusty Springfield
Label: Universal Globe / Supervisor: Julz Baldwin / Publisher: EMI / Agency: BBH

Best TV Show (Trailer)
Fortitude Season 2 Launch – ‘Devil Town’ Daniel Johnston Label: Feraltone / Supervisor: Sky Music/ Publisher: BMG

Best Sync – TV Show (Drama)
Broken – ‘In Paradisum’ Ben Robbins & Fiona Jessica Wilson Label: Ben Robbins Music / Supervisor: Donna Molloy/LA Productions & Martin Dingle BBC / Publisher: Bucks Music/Ben Robbins Music/ BMG /

Overall TV Series Soundtrack
Stranger Things Series 1, Netflix – Nora Felder

Music Supervisor – TV
Pete Kelly, BT Sport

Best Social Media/Online Partnership
KFC ‘Vs’ – ‘Panasonic’ P Money
Label: via RINSE / Supervisor: Ayla Owen, Julz Baldwin / Publisher: via RINSE / Agency: BBH

Independent Record company
Beggars Music

Record Company
Universal Globe

Broadcaster Music Department
BT Sport

Independent Publisher
Bucks Music Group


Sync Artist of the Year
Barns Courtney

Overall Sync of the Year
Fortitude Season 2 Launch – ‘Devil Town’ Daniel Johnston Label: Feraltone / Supervisor: Sky Music/ Publisher: BMG/