The 2012 Liverpool Music Awards, hosted by DJ Janice Long, took place at “The Dome” at Grand Central Hall on November 17th. .
Performing on stage at the impressive venue were MOBO Unsung award winner Esco Williams, X Factor finalist Craig Colton and chart high-flyers Lawson.
Ellie Phillips, the awards organiser said before the event, “I couldn’t be happier with the line-up – especially with the fact that some of the artists are writing songs together especially for the night, or songs that will be debuted on the night. I really wanted to create a night that would be completely unique and it’s definitely set to be that! It is such an honour to have Janice Long host the whole ceremony – she is such a legend, both locally and far beyond.”
Faces in the crowd included former Spice Girl Mel C, The Wombats, Frankie goes to Hollywood’s Brian Nash, celebrity hairdresser Andrew Collinge and Steve Rotheram MP.
The full list of winners:
One to Watch – The Hummingbirds
Male Artist of the Year – Ali Ingle
Female Artist of the Year – Rebecca Ferguson
Band of the Year – Stealing Sheep
Single of the Year – Tea Street Band “Summer Dreaming”
Album of the Year – Ian McNabb “Little Episodes”
DJ of the Year – Lee Butler
Live Music Venue of the Year – The Kazimier
Manager/Management Team of the Year – Charlotte Bowers
Producer/Production Team of the Year – Mike Cave
Record Label of the Year – 3beat
Recording Studio of the Year – Parr Street Studios
Live Music Night of the Year – Liverpool Acoustic