Dizzee Rascal, Muse, Paul Epworth up for Music Producers Guild Awards

Annual ceremony set to take place in February

Dizzee Rascal, Muse, Florence And The Machine and Paul Epworth have been nominated for Music Producers Guild Awards, with the prize ceremony set to take place next February.

The annual event recognises recording professionals in the UK and gives out awards to both producers and artists.

Dizzee, Florence And The Machine and Muse are all up for the UK Album Of The Year award, while Epworth is up for Producer Of The Year.

Epworth has recently produced albums by Jack Peñate and Florence And The Machine and is currently working on the new Crystal Castles record.

The 2010 ceremony will take place at London‘s Café De Paris on February 11. See MPG.org.uk for more information.

The nominations are:

Producer Of The Year: Jim Abbiss, Paul Epworth, Ethan Johns, Steve Lillywhite

Recording Engineer Of The Year: Haydn Bendall, Mick Glossop, Tony Platt

Best Mix Engineer: Flood, Mark Stent, Cenzo Townsend

Best Mastering Engineer: Tony Cousins, Ray Staff, Tim Young

Best Live Album: Buena Vista Social Club ‘At Carnegie Hall’, Eric Clapton And Steve Winwood ‘Live From Madison Square Garden’, Van Morrison ‘Live At The Hollywood Bowl’

UK Album Of The Year: Dizzee Rascal ‘Tongue N’ Cheek’, Florence And The Machine ‘Lungs’, Muse ‘The Resistance’

UK Single Of The Year: Bat For Lashes ‘Daniel’, Florence And The Machine ‘Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)’, Muse ‘Uprising’

Best Remixer/s: Simian Mobile Disco, SixToes, Skream, The Go! Team

The Joe Meek Award For Innovation In Production: Les Paul

Best Breakthrough Producer: Carl Bown, James Boshoff, Paul Savage

Best Breakthrough Engineer: Mark Rankin, Jimmy Robertson, Paul Savage

Best Studio: AIR Lyndhurst, British Grove Studios, Kore Studio, Livingston Studios

Best International Producer Of The Year: T-Bone Burnett, Brendan O’Brien, Rick Rubin