BRIT Awards 2018: Second winner revealed ahead of nominations launch ‘I’m truly humbled’ | Music | Entertainment


Steve Mac has been named as the recipient of the BRIT Award for British producer. 

Over the course of his phenomenal career, Mac has racked up a staggering 200 million record sales worldwide, with writing credits for monster hits including Ed Sheehan’s Shape of You which became the most streamed track of all time and the highest selling single of 2017. 

Last year alone, Mac reached the top ten with artists including Rita Ora, P!nk and Liam Payne. 

“I feel truly humbled to receive this prestigious award, especially as it’s voted for by my record label peers who I greatly respect,” enthused Mac.

“This really is the icing on the cake at the end of such an amazing year, not only for me personally but for British music.”

BRITs Chairman and Chairman & CEO of Sony Music UK & Ireland Jason Iley added: “I am absolutely delighted for Steve – what a phenomenal year. 

“He has worked with the biggest artists and delivered the biggest songs around the world. 

“Steve is an incredibly talented and versatile producer and the most worthy recipient of the Best British Producer Award after the most exceptional hit rate this past year.”   

Mac will receive his award during proceedings around The BRITs show on Wednesday 21st February at The O2, London, which will be broadcast exclusively on ITV. 

The show will be hosted by Jack Whitehall and feature live performances by Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Stormzy and Dua Lipa, with more performers to be announced soon. 

The nominations for the 2018 BRIT Awards will be revealed at ‘The BRITs Are Coming’ on Saturday 13th January, which will broadcast live on ITV; hosted by Emma Willis and include live performances from Paloma Faith, Clean Bandit, J Hus, Jorja Smith and Liam Payne.

The 38th BRIT Awards will be broadcast live on ITV and take place for the eighth year in a row at The O2, London.

Mastercard is celebrating its 20th year as headline sponsor of the BRIT Awards, and continues its sponsorship of the much sought-after Mastercard Album of the Year Award.

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