Sync fast: First wave of finalists for the Music Week Sync Awards 2018 are revealed

Sync fast: First wave of finalists for the Music Week Sync Awards 2018 are revealed

It’s been another stellar year in the sync world, with uses of music in TV, advertising and video games reaching new heights in creativity and innovation.

With that in mind, today we are pleased to present the first wave of finalists for the Music Week Sync Awards 2018, ahead of the ceremony at London’s Grand Connaught Rooms on October 18.

Tables are selling fast, to book yours click here, or email Kate Smith on kate.smith@futurenet.com.

Last year’s big winners included Sync Artist Of The Year Barns Courtney, as well as companies including Beggars Music, Universal Music Globe, Bucks Music and Universal Music Publishing. Click here to revisit the full list of 2017’s winners, and click here for the best moments of last year’s show.

Music Week is working in partnership with the UK & European Guild Of Music Supervisors.

Stay tuned to Music Week and musicweek.com in the coming days for the second wave of finalists for this year’s fifth edition of the Music Week Sync Awards.

For more information, visit www.syncawards.com.

BEST SYNC – TV SHOW (DRAMA) 

Cherry Coloured Funk – Cocteau Twins
Featured In: Rellik (BBC One)
(Label: Beggars Group/4AD / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group / Supervisor: Iain Cooke ) 

Doomed – Moses Sumney
Featured In: Save Me (Sky Atlantic)
(Label: Jagjaguar / Publisher: Domino Music Publishing/Kobalt Music Publishing / Supervisors: Peter Saville, Zoë Ellen Bryant, Jenny Gosling) 

Fickle Game – Amber Run
Featured In: Suits (Netflix)
(Label: Cooking Vinyl obo Easy Life / The Orchard & Dine Alone / Publisher: Cooking Vinyl & Kobalt Music Publishing / Supervisors: Stacy Wallen-McCarthey & Oliver Hild)

Fire – Barns Courtney
Featured In: Safe (Netflix)
(Label: Universal Music Globe / Publisher: Reservoir/Reverb Music & Kobalt Music Publishing / Supervisor: TBC) 

Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside) – Bernadette Carroll
Featured In: The End Of The F***ing World (Netflix)
(Label: Mute Records / Publisher: Music Sales obo Campbell Connelly & Co / Supervisor: Matt Biffa (Air Edel) 

Panic – The Smiths
Featured In: Black Mirror (Channel 4)
(Label: Warner Music / Publisher: Warner/Chappell / Universal Music Publishing Group/ Supervisor: Amelia Hartley (Endemol) / Agency: TBC) 

Pyramid Song – Radiohead
Featured In: Peaky Blinders
(Label: XL Recordings / Publisher: Warner/Chappell / Supervisor: Amelia Hartley (Endemol) 

BEST SYNC – TV TRAILER

Blood On Me (Rework) – Sampha
Featured In: Game Of Thrones (Sky Atlantic)
(Label: Young Turks & Beggars Group / Publisher: Beggars Music & Young Turks Music / Supervisor: John Piedot (Silk City) / Agency: Silk City) 

Daughters – Lissie
Featured In: Howards End (BBC One)
(Label: Cooking Vinyl / Publisher: BMG / Supervisor: BBC / Agency: N/A)

I Want To Hold Your Hand – The Supremes
Featured In: Sky News (Sky News)
(Label: Universal Music Globe / Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Supervisor: Kirsty Taylor (Sky Creative) / Agency: Sky Creative)

Leave A Light On – Tom Walker
Featured In: Unforgotten (ITV)
(Label: Relentless / Sony Music UK/ Publisher: Outcaste Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing Group/Rokstone Music Ltd / Supervisor: Adrian Headley / Tony Pipes (ITV) / Agency: TBC) 

(Ocean) Bloom – Radiohead & Hans Zimmer 
Featured In: Blue Planet II (BBC One)
(Producer: Russell Emanuel/Bleeding Fingers / Publisher: Warner/Chappell/Bleeding Fingers Music/BBC Worldwide / Supervisor: Natasha Pullin (BBC Music Copyright)/ Agency: Monica Hayes BBC Earth) 

Symphony – Clean Bandit (Feat. Zara Larsson)
Featured In: BBC One – The Supporting Act
(Label: Atlantic/Warner Music / Publisher: EMI/Universal Music Publishing Group/Reservoir Music/Kobalt Music Publishing/Rokstone Music Ltd / Supervisor: Debbie Rogerson / Agency: BBC Creative) 

BEST SYNC – TV SHOW (SPORT) 

20/20 – Gaz Coombes
Featured In: BT Sport Champions League Final
(Label: Caroline / Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing / Supervisor: Pete Kelly (BT Sport) / Agency: BT Sport)

Aggrophobe – Pins (Feat. Iggy Pop)
Featured In: BBC Wimbledon
(Label: Haus Of Pins / Publisher: Just Isn’t Music / Supervisor: Graham Lewis (BBC) / Agency: BBC) 

BBB World Cup Titles 2018 – Sigala
Featured In: BBC World Cup Titles 2018
(Label: Ministry Of Sound / Sony / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group/BBC Publishing / Supervisors: Mark Woodward/Sam Van Gelder (BBC)/Lewis Kane (Sony Music UK) 

England – The National
Featured In: BBC One World Cup 2018
(Label: Beggars Group/4AD / Publisher: BMG / Supervisor: Rob Facey (BBC Sport) / Agency: BBC Sport) 

Found What I’ve Been Looking For – Tom Grennan
Featured In: Sky Sports
(Label: Insanity Records/Sony Music / Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing/BMG / Supervisors: Ian Neil/Ceri Sampson/Lewis Kane (Sony Music UK) 

Reborn – Rae Morris
Featured In: BBC World Cup 2018
(Label: Warner Music / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group / Supervisor: TBC) 

La Ciudad – Odesza
Featured In: BT Sport Rugby Champions Cup
(Label: Ninja Tune / Publisher: Just Isn't Music Limited / Supervisor: Gareth Allison (BT Sport)

BEST SYNC – TV ADVERT 

Blue Monday – New Order
Featured In: BT
(Label: Warner Music UK / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group / Supervisor: TBC / Agency: AMV BBDO) 

Golden Slumbers – Elbow
Featured In: John Lewis Christmas
(Label: Polydor Records/Universal Globe / Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Supervisor: Abi Leland/Ed Bailie (Leland Music) / Agency: Adam & Eve/DDB)

Leave A Light On – Tom Walker
Featured In: Sony Bravia
(Label: Sony Music UK / Publisher: Rokstone Music / Universal Music Publishing Group/ Supervisor: N/A) / Agency: DDB Berlin) 

Make Your Own Kind Of Music – Paloma Faith
Featured In: Skoda – Driven By Something Different
(Label: RCA/Sony Music UK / Publisher: Screen Gems/EMI/ Supervisor: N/A) / Agency: Fallon/The Marketing Arm)

Only You – Yazoo
Featured In: Boots Christmas 2017 #Showthemyouknowthem
(Label: Mute (BMG)/ Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Supervisor: Dan Neale (Native Music) / Agency: Ogilvy UK) 

Send In The Clowns – Faultline Feat. Lisa Hannigan
Featured In: Audi – Clowns
(Label: N/A / Publisher: Warner/Chappell Supervisor: Ayla Owen (The Most Radicalist Black Sheep Music) / Agency: BBH) 

You’re Not Alone - Astræa
Featured In: Lloyds Bank
(Label: BMG Rights Management/Theodore/Jennifer Ann Music / Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing/Downtown Publishing / Supervisors: Arnold Hattingh/Tom Stanford (Theodore)/ Ed Bailie (Leland) / Agency: TBC) 

BEST SYNC – ONLINE VIRAL ADVERT

Always On My Mind – Pet Shop Boys
Featured In: Burberry Christmas
(Label: Warner Music / Publisher: EMI / Supervisor: Burberry / Agency: N/A) 

Carrion Flowers – Chelsea Wolfe
Featured In: Jaguar
(Label: Sargent House / Publisher: Mute Song obo Rough Trade Publishing / Supervisors: Alison Butters/Dominic Goodman / Agency: Cord)

Hypnotised – Years & Years
Featured In: H&M
(Label: Polydor / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group/Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Supervisor: N/A / Agency: TBC) 

Lotus Flower – Tokio Myers
Featured In: Rolls Royce
(Label: Sony / Publisher: Reservoir/Reverb Music, Music Sales & BMG / Supervisor: Tin Drum / Agency: TBC) 

My Favourite Things - Jennie Abrahamson
Featured In: The New Volvo XC40
(Label: Iroll Records / Publisher: Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatricals Europe / Concord Music Publishing / Supervisor: Jenny Ring / Agency: Forsman & Bodenfors)

Praise You – Fatboy Slim
Featured In: Vogue.com
(Label: BMG / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group/ Supervisor: Frederic Schindler (Too Young Music) / Agency: Look Studios) 

Shutdown – Skepta
Featured In: Nike LDNR
(Label: Boy Better Know / Publisher: Warner/Chappell / Supervisor: John Connon (Mr Pape) / Agency: Wieden + Kennedy UK) 

BEST SYNC – FILM TRAILER

Geomancy – Ancestral Voices
Featured In: A Quiet Place
(Label: Samurai Horo / Publisher: Split Music / Supervisors: Brett Weyhrich, Patrick Buchanan, Holly Williamson (Ignition Creative) / Agency: Ignition Creative)

I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
Featured In: Whitney
(Label: Sony Music UK / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group / Supervisor: Gary Welch (Eyehear) / Agency: Intermission Film) 

Midnight Sleighride - Sergei Prokofiev
Featured In: Isle Of Dogs
(Label: RCA/Legacy / Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd/Concord Music / Supervisor: Randall Poster / Agency: TBC) 

Spirits – The Strumbellas
Featured In: Welcome To Marwen
(Label: Glassnote / Publisher: Domino / Supervisor: Leo Roth (Empire Design)  

Thank You For Being A Friend - Cynthia  Fee
Featured In: Deadpool 2
(Label: Warner Music Group / Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing ) 

The Hunted - Snow Ghosts
Featured In: Beast
(Label: Houndstooth / Publisher: Manners McDade Music / Supervisor: Intermission Film ) 

BEST SYNC – FILM

Dealing For The Sarabande - Michael Nyman
Featured In: McQueen
(Label: MN Records / Publisher: Chester Music/Music Sales / Supervisor: Rupert Hollier )

Devil Woman – Cliff Richard
Featured In: I Tonya
(Label: Warner Music / Publisher: Warner/Chappell/SGO Music Publishing / Supervisor: Jen Moss (Warner Music)  

Hallelujah Junction – John Adams
Featured In: Call Me By Your Name
(Label: Nonesuch Records / Publisher: Hendon Music, a Boosey & Hawkes Company / Concord Music / Supervisor: Robin Urdang ) 

I See Love – Jonas Blue
Featured In: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
(Label: Virgin EMI / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group / Concord / Supervisor: Spring Aspers (Sony Pictures)  

Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting – Elton John
Featured In: Kingsman: The Golden Circle
(Label: Universal Music Globe / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group/ Supervisor: Ian Neil / Agency: TBC) 

BEST SYNC – VIDEO GAME TRAILER

Angel – Massive Attack
Featured In: Metro Exodus - E3 2018
(Label: Universal Music Globe / Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group/ Supervisors: Ben Sumner & Glenn Herweijer (Feel For Music)  

Crevasse – The Qemists
Featured In: Onrush – The Stampede is Coming Trailer
(Label: Unreleased / Publisher: Just Isn’t Music / Supervisor: Sergio Pimentel (Ninja Tune)  

Fire – Barns Courtney
Featured In: The Crew 2
(Label: Virgin / Publisher: Reservoir Media Management / Kobalt Music Publishing / Supervisor: TBC)  

Ready Or Not – Gizzle
Featured In: Pro Evolution 2019 Announcement Trailer
(Label: Sony/ATV / Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Supervisor: Lauren Wilson (Record Play) / Agency:  Record Play) 

Take Me Home, Country Roads - Copilot Music + Sound
Featured In: Fallout 76
(Label: Kobalt / Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing/Reservoir/BMG / Supervisor: Ian Anderson (Brandracket) / Agency: Brandracket) 

This Moment – Blossoms And Chase & Status
Featured In: Football Manager #LikeABoss
(Label: Virgin  / Publisher: BMG Publishing / Universal Music Publishing Group/ Supervisor: Greg Turner (Universal Music Globe)  

You Want It Darker – Leonard Cohen
Featured In: Assassins Creed Origins
(Label: Sony Music UK / Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Supervisor: Ben Sumner & Glenn Herweijer (Feel For Music) / Benedicte Ouimet (Ubisoft) / Agency: TBC) 

BEST BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT

Donna Summer – Jean Paul Gaultier
Featured In: Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal Fragrance Collection
(Label: Casablanca (Universal) / Publisher: Warner/Chappell / Supervisor: Frederic Schindler (Too Young Music) / Agency: Mazarine / Mlle Noi)

Jax Jones (Feat. Raye) – Coca-Cola
Featured In: Coca-Cola
(Label: Polydor / Publisher: Copyright Control/Universal Music Publishing Group/Kobalt Music Publishing/Warner/Chappell/Budde Music / Supervisor: Universal Music Globe / Agency: TBC) 

Paloma Faith – Skoda
Featured In: Skoda – Driven By Something Different
(Label: RCA/Sony Music UK / Publisher: Screen Gems/EMI/ Supervisor: N/A) / Agency: Fallon/The Marketing Arm) 

Tom Grennan – Playstation
Featured In: PlayStation VR
(Label: Insanity Records (Sony Music UK) / Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing/BMG Rights Management / Supervisor: Duncan Smith / Agency: WWSE Creative Services Group and Sony Music UK’s 4th Floor Creative) 

BEST SOCIAL MEDIA/ONLINE PARTNERSHIP

Teleman – Ikea
Featured In: Ikea #WonderfulEveryday
(Label: Moshi Moshi / Publisher: Unpublished / Supervisor: Arnold Hattingh (Theodore)) 

Tokio Myers – Npower
Featured In: Npower/Commonwealth Games
(Label: Sony Music UK/Syco / Publisher: N/A / Supervisor: N/A) 

UB40 – Virgin Atlantic
Featured In: Virgin Atlantic
(Label: Virgin / Publisher: Music Sales & Westbury / Supervisor: Universal Music Globe  / Agency: One Green Bean) 

Keynvor (Composed By Sebastian Plano) – Sharp's Brewery
Featured In: Sharp’s Brewery
(Label: Mercury KX / Publisher: Decca Music Publishing/Universal Music Publishing Group / Supervisor: George O’Brien / Agency: Havas London) 

SYNC TEAM – RECORD COMPANY

BMG
Sony Music
Universal Music Globe
Warner Music 

SYNC TEAM – INDEPENDENT RECORD COMPANY

Beggars Group Media
Believe Sync
Cooking Vinyl
K7 Music
Ninja Tune
Pias 

SYNC TEAM – PUBLISHER 

BMG
Sony/ATV
Universal Music Publishing Group
Warner/Chappell

SYNC  TEAM – INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER

Beggars Music
Bucks Music Group
Concord Music
Downtown Music Publishing
Kobalt Music Publishing
Manners Mcdade
Music Sales
Sentric Music 

SYNC TEAM – BROADCASTER MUSIC DEPARTMENT

BBC Music Copyright
BT Sport
ITV
SKY TV 

SYNC ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Bishop Briggs
Clean Bandit
Freya Ridings
Portugal The Man
Sofi Tukker
Tom Walker

subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...