Previous Winners

Previous winners at the Artist & Manager Awards:


Breakthrough Artist of the Year

  • Ed Sheeran (2012)
  • Madeon (2013)
  • Rudimental (2014)
  • Hozier (2015)
  • Years & Years (2016)
  • Tom Misch (2017)
  • Mabel (2018)
  • Aitch (2019)
  • Arlo Parks (2020)
  • Rina Sawayama (2021)

Breakthrough Manager of the Year

  • Giant Men (2012)
  • Owain Davies (2013)
  • Sam Evitt / Jack Street (2014)
  • Sam Denniston (2015)
  • Tobe Onwuka (2016)
  • 2K Management (2017)
  • Jazz Sherman (2018)
  • Sophie Bloggs (2019)
  • Ali Raymond (2020)
  • Kayleigh Thorpe (2021)

Artist of the Year

  • Adele (2012)
  • Plan B (2013)
  • Pharrell Williams (2014)
  • Ed Sheeran (2015)
  • The 1975 (2016)
  • Rag ’N’ Bone Man (2017)
  • Dua Lipa (2018)
  • Lewis Capaldi (2019)
  • Michael Kiwanuka (2020)
  • Little Simz (2021)

Manager of the Year

  • Jho Oakley (2012)
  • Sam Eldridge (2013)
  • Scott Rodger (2014)
  • Stuart Camp (2015)
  • Jonathan Dickins (2016)
  • Tap Management (2017)
  • Closer Artists (2018)
  • Debbie Gwyther (2019)
  • Starwood Management (2020)
  • Amy Morgan (2021)

Artist & Manager Partnership Award 

  • Elton John and David Furnish (2021)

Managers’ Manager (previously the Peter Grant Award)

  • John Glover (2012)
  • Terry Blamey (2013)
  • Paul Loasby (2014)
  • Jim Beach (2015)
  • Peter Rudge (2016)
  • Jonathan Kessler (2017)
  • Modest! Management (2018)
  • Rebecca Boulton & Andy Robinson, Prime Management (2019)

Artists’ Artist

  • Massive Attack (2011)
  • Robbie Williams (2014)
  • Placebo (2015)
  • Joan Armatrading (2016)
  • Tracey Thorn (2017)
  • Guy Garvey (2018)
  • Nile Rodgers (2019)

Industry Champion

  • Martin Mills (2011)
  • Zane Lowe (2012)
  • Keith Harris (2014)
  • Paul Fenn (2015)
  • One Love (2017)
  • Black Music Coalition (2021)

Pioneer Award

  • Amanda Palmer (2012)
  • Ruth Daniel (2014)
  • Imogen Heap (2015)
  • Giggs, Michael ‘Buck’ Maris & Trenton Harrison-Lewis (2017)
  • Kano (2018)
  • Neneh Cherry (2019)
  • Mogwai (2021)

Entrepreneur

  • Henry Village (2015)
  • Caius Pawson (2016)
  • Eleven Management (2017)
  • Jamie Oborne (2018)
  • Andy Varley (2019)
  • Michael Adex, NQ (2020)
  • Grace Ladoja, MBE (2021)

Writer/Producer Manager

  • Jackie Davidson (2015)
  • Zita McQ (2016)
  • Jill Hollywood (2017)
  • Carol Crabtree (2018)
  • Sandy Dworniak (2019)
  • Karma Artists (2021)

Innovation Award

  • Driift (2020)
  • BICEP/This Is Music (2021)

DICE Live Award

  • Loyle Carner (2016)

Team Achievement

  • Everybody’s (2011)
  • Stormzy, Tobe Onwuka, #Merky (2019)
  • YMU Music (2021)

Spotify Grant

  • Pale Seas (2012)

Unsung Hero Award

  • Jon Webster (2017)
  • Natalie Wade, Small Green Shoots (2018)

FanFair Award

  • DHP Family & Kilimanjaro Live (2018)
  • Sam Fender & Owain Davies (2019)