The category attracted so many nominees that a second vote was necessary to ensure voting integrity.
The shortlist for is The Coral - Butterfly House; Mumford and Sons - Sigh No More; and Robert Plant and The Band of Joy - Band of Joy
The MPG Awards 2011 take place at Floridita in London on February 9 with the winner of the Music Producers Guild's Producer of the Year Award also picking up a BRIT Award for Best Producer.
The Outstanding Contribution to UK Music Award, sponsored by PPL, will be awarded to Daniel Miller, chairman and founder of Mute Records. The award for Unsung Hero will be voted for by the readers of Pro Sound News Europe with the winner announced at the ceremony.
The shortlists for other categories are:
o Producer of the Year, sponsored by The BPI BRITS 2011:
o Recording Engineer of the Year, sponsored by Prism Sound:
o Mix Engineer of the Year:
Mark 'Spike' Stent
o Mastering Engineer of the Year, sponsored by SADiE
o Live Album/DVD of the year, sponsored by Shure:
The Who - LIVE FROM LEEDS
o UK Single of the Year 2010
Mumford & Sons - The Cave
Paloma Faith - Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful?
Plan B - She Said
o UK Album of the Year 2010:
The Coral - Butterfly House
Mumford and Sons - Sigh No More
Robert Plant and The Band of Joy - Band of Joy
o Re-mixer of the Year:
o The Joe Meek Award for Innovation in Production, sponsored by Joe Meek International:
o Breakthrough Producer of the Year, sponsored by Deep Recording Studios:
Labrinth (Timothy McKenzie)
Starsmith (Finlay Dow-Smith)
o Breakthrough Engineer of the Year:
o Best Studio, sponsored by Robertson Taylor:
o International Producer of the Year, sponsored by British Grove Studios:
The Black Keys