Thursday, Jul. 30, 2020

It’s back-to-back wins for the New York, London and Amsterdam based audio house Wave Studios, as the company won the Ryan Barkan Award for Best in Show at the 2020 AMP Awards with its work on Smirnoff’s “Infamous Since 1864” spot. The winner was revealed during a virtual presentation that took...

Thursday, Jun. 4, 2020

Georg Bissen--owner, composer and sr. producer at  MetaTechnik in New York and president of the AMP East Board--has been elected the new national president of the Association of Music Producers at the AMP National Meeting, held via Zoom conference last night (6/3). He succeeds Elad Marish, sr....

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

Jay Russell, chief creative officer of Austin, TX-based GSD&M, has been named chairperson for the 2020 AMP Awards for Music & Sound, which are sponsored by the Association of Music Producers. Entries for the competition are now being accepted through the deadline of March 9.

In...

Thursday, May. 9, 2019

The Association of Music Producers has released the shortlist for the 2019 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. The winners of the 2019 AMP Awards, along with the coveted Best in Show, will be announced at an awards presentation set for May 21 at Sony Hall in New York.

The AMP Awards...

Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019

Apple advertising has set the tone for the use of music and sound, both original and licensed, for over 20 years. From the fluidly orchestral track that accompanied its first groundbreaking “Think Different” ad in 1997 (with music from Elias Arts) to the use of Anderson.Paak’s “Til It’s Over”...

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019

The AMP Awards for Music & Sound has released the lineup for its 2019 Curatorial Committee. Selected by members of the AMP Awards Committee in consultation with AMP Awards Show chair Katy Hornaday, EVP and executive creative director at the independent agency Barkley, the panel will review...

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019

Katy Hornaday, EVP and executive creative director of the independent Kansas City agency Barkley, has been named chairperson for the 2019 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. 

In her role as chair, Hornaday will advise the competition on creative standards and lead its Curatorial Committee,...

Wednesday, May. 24, 2017

Human, the New York and L.A.-based music and sound studio, took home the Best in Show at the 5th Annual AMP Awards for Music and Sound last night in New York. The winning entry was an Adidas ad titled “Original is Never Finished,” created by the agency Johannes Leonardo. It features an adapted...

Wednesday, May. 10, 2017

The 2017 AMP Awards for Music + Sound has released its shortlist, and the Brooklyn-based music and sound design company Antfood tops the list of nominations, with shortlisted entries in six of the competition’s 14 categories. They were followed closely by the ad agency Droga 5, which earned...

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

As the classic MILKY WAY® jingle goes, it takes three great candies to beat hunger, and MILKY WAY’s got all three (chocolate, caramel and nougat!). For the Association of Music Producers, it takes three great qualities to make an AMP Hall of Fame inductee: unbridled creativity, an appreciation...

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