Five amazing moments from the Music Week Sync Awards

Five amazing moments from the Music Week Sync Awards

The third annual Music Week Sync Awards took place in London last night. And as the industry nurses its collective hangover from the post-show festivities, we take a look back at five amazing moments from the ceremony.

With so much to choose from, whittling down just five highlights from last night was a bit of a challenge. You can however, relive more of the evening's most memorable moment over at our Sync Awards 2016 Facebook photo gallery, featuring snaps of all the winners. Please be sure to tag, comment and share as you see fit.

A surprise win for BMG

In a hotly contested category, indie publisher BMG emerged victorious in the Sync Team – Publisher stakes, fighting off stiff competition from the three majors’ publishing arms.


Music Sales’ John Boultwood accepts Iain Cooke’s award

Music Sales’ John Boultwood provided one of the biggest laughs of the night when he took to the stage to accept the Music Supervisor – TV Award on behalf of Iain Cooke, taking the opportunity to credit himself liberally in the rightful winner’s absence.


Jo Caulfield takes on the room

Acclaimed comedian Jo Caulfield was on hosting duties last night. And before the first award was handed out, she’d singled out several individuals for their ‘unfortunate’ headshots in the show supplement, whilst also identifying the three majors as the ‘axis of evil’. A bold approach to say the least.


Jamie N Commons scoops Sync Artist of the Year

UK performer Jamie N Commons brought a little glitz to proceeding when he took to the stage to receive the Sync Artist of the Year Award. Other contenders for the crown included Jess Glynne, Izzy Bizu and Mark Ronson.


The after party

Following the three-course meal and the awards presentations, the after party and its free bar were welcomed with open arms, as the post-show festivities ran long into the night.

For a re-cap of all of last night’s winners, see below.

Best Sync – Trailer (Video Game)

Song 2 (Madeon Remix) – Blur

Featured in: FIFA ‘17


Best Sync – Trailer (TV)

Yes I Can - The Superhuman Band 

Featured in: Rio Paralympics 2016 - We're The Superhumans


Best Sync – Trailer (Film)

Love On A Real Train - Tangerine Dream 

Featured in: High-Rise


Best Sync – Film Soundtrack

S.O.S – Portishead 

Featured in: High-Rise


Best Sync – Online / Viral Advert

Every Breath You Take - Gareth Malone Breathless Choir 

Featured in: Philips - Innovation & You


Best Sync – TV Advert

You Don’t Own Me – Grace 

Featured in: House of Fraser


Best Sync – TV Show Drama

All We Do - Oh Wonder

Featured in: Unforgotten


Best Sync – TV Show Sport

Stronger Than Ever - Raleigh Ritchie 

Featured in: BT Sport


Music Supervisor - Advertising 

Ed Bailie - Leland Music


Music Supervisor - Film 

Gary Welch – Eyehear


Music Supervisor - TV 

Iain Cooke


International Breakout Project

Zara Larsson


Sync Team – Agency 

Adam & Eve DDB


Sync Team – Broadcaster Music Department 

BT Sport


Sync Team – Independent Publisher 

Just Isn’t Music


Sync Team – Publisher 



Sync Team – Independent Record Company 

Beggars Group


Sync Team – Record Company 

Sony Music


Sync Artist of the Year

Jamie N Commons


Overall Sync of the Year

You Don’t Own Me – Grace 

Featured in: House of Fraser




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