6Music presenter Lauren Laverne is to host the 2013 Music Producers Guild Awards set to take place on February 7, 2013.
Celebrating its fifth year, the awards will present 18 honours, including a BRIT Award for Best Producer to the winner of its UK Producer of the Year category.
Steve Levine, chairman of the Music Producers Guild, said: "We are delighted that Lauren will be part of our 2013 Awards ceremony. She is immensely experienced and has a deep understanding of the music industry, both as an artist and a presenter.
“Her obvious love of music makes her ideally suited to host an event that recognises the recording professionals whose creative talents contribute so much to the hit records we all enjoy."
He added: “Audio professionals have a unique place at the very heart of the music industry.
"As true independents, we have an important role to play in supporting and guiding the artistic creation that is the lifeblood of our industry."
The list of awards are below:
UK Producer of the Year
International Producer of the Year
Breakthrough Producer of the Year
Recording Engineer of the Year
International Recording Engineer of the Year
Breakthrough Engineer of the Year
Mix Engineer of the Year
Mastering Engineer of the Year
Re-mixer of the Year
UK Album of the Year
UK Single Song Release of the Year
Live Production of the Year
Studio of the Year
The A&R Award
The Unsung Hero Award
The MPG Innovation Award
The MPG Inspiration Award
Outstanding Contribution to UK Music
Visit the Music Producers Guild website for more information about the event.
Source: Broadcast Newsroom