IMG_6578Glastonbury picked up two awards for Best Large Festival and Best Headline performance at a festival (for Lionel Richie) at the Live UK Music Business Awards at London’s Radisson Blu Portman Hotel on Thursday 15th October. Wembley received the award for Best Venue Teamwork – Stadium, Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, won the Arena category and the Royal Albert Hall was awarded the Theatre Concert prize. United Talent Agency’s Natasha Bent, who represents acts such as Foals and Chvrches, was named Agent of the Year and Wildlife Entertainment’s Murray Curnow and Ian McAndrew won Artist Manager of the Year for their work with Royal Blood.


And those winners are:


Outstanding Contribution –  Status Quo


Best Venue Teamwork – Stadium: Wembley Stadium


Best Venue Teamwork – Arena: Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham


Best Venue Teamwork – Theatre Concert: Royal Albert Hall, London


Best Venue Teamwork – Arts Centre: The Junction, Cambridge


Best Venue Teamwork – Campus: UEA, Norwich


Best Venue Teamwork – Major Club: The Leadmill, Sheffield


Best Venue Teamwork – Club: The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds


Artist Manager of the Year: Murray Curnow & Ian McAndrew, Wildlife Entertainment


Agent of the Year –  Natasha Bent, United Talent Agency


Best Festival (cap. 40,000+) –  Glastonbury


Best Festival (cap. 15,000-39,999) – Green Man


Best Festival (cap. under 15,000) – Wickham Festival


National Promoter of the Year –  Kilimanjaro Live


Regional Promoter of the Year –  DF Concerts (Scotland)


Indie Promoter of the Year –  Tom Baker, Eat Your Own Ears (London)


Greatest Brand Impact –  Jack Daniel’s


Best Festival Performance – Lionel Richie, Glastonbury


Breakthrough Artist –  Catfish And The Bottlemen


Spectacle of the Year (Best Production) –  Ed Sheeran tour


Tour Manager of the Year –  Ivan Kushlick, Captain Kush Productions (Kings Of Leon)


Best Record Label Partner –  Claire Coster & Nick Long, Atlantic Records


Unsung Hero: Clare Utting – United Talent Agency