From Metropolis To The MOBO Awards

The MOBO Awards… the UK’s biggest celebration of urban music, recognising and rewarding artists on their achievements in genres ranging from Gospel, Jazz, RnB, Soul, Reggae to Hip Hop. 2015’s awards ceremony threatens to be the organisations best, and Metropolis is delighted to play it’s part!

We’re thrilled to announce that Metropolis have worked with nine of the nominated artists over the course of the last year. Metropolis Mastering’s Stuart Hawkes has two chances to win the MOBO Best Album award for his work with Krept and Konan and Lianne La Havas, whilst Streaky is also nominated for the award having mastered Jme‘s third studio album.

Here’s the complete list of nominated artists we’ve worked with…

‘MOBO Best Album’ Nominations

Krept and Konan
The Long Way Home
Mastered by Stuart Hawkes

Jme
Integrety>
Mastered by Streaky

Lianne La Havas
Blood
Mastered by Stuart Hawkes

MOBO Award Nominees

FKA twigs
LP1 & M3LL155X
Mastered by John Davis

FKA twigs is nominated for Best Female Act & Best Video.

Ella Eyre
Feline
Mastered by Stuart Hawkes

Ella Eyre is nominated for Best Female Act.

Jess Glynne
Album mastered by Stuart Hawkes
Dont Be So Hard On Yourself, Rather Be, Hold My Hand engineered by Liam Nolan

Jess Glynne is nominated for Best Female Act & Best Song (Not Letting Go).

Kwabs
Love + War
Mastered by Stuart Hawkes

Kwabs is nominated for Best R&B // Soul Act.

OMI
Has recently been recording in Studio E with Xavier Stephenson.

OMI is nominated for Best Reggae Act.

Fuse ODG
Familiar with Studio B, engineered by Liam Nolan.

Fuse ODG is nominated for Best African Act.

About Metropolis Studios

Metropolis is home to the most successful independent recording, mastering, creative and production facility in Europe, offering unrivalled services for the entertainment industries. Based in a former power station for Chiswick’s railway in the early 20th century, approximately 50% of the UK Top 40 charts is either recorded, mixed, mastered, or creatively treated within Metropolis’ stunning Grade II ‘Power House’ complex.

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About Metropolis Mastering

Metropolis Mastering was founded in 1993 with the intention of redefining international standards. That same passion, ambition and commitment is still the force that drives us today. Our five mastering suites were designed and built to the highest possible specification, offering the best environment for critical listening, and equipped with some of the most sought after mastering equipment around.

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