LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — Organizers of the Brit Awards announced that veteran producer Steve Mac has been named as 2018’s Producer of the Year.
Mac, who has produced records with worldwide sales of over 200 million over the course of his career, has production credits that include Ed Sheeran’s No.1 single ‘Shape of You’ which became the most streamed track of all time and the highest selling UK single of the year. Other credits include Top 10 singles by Liam Payne, Rita Ora, and P!nk.
“I feel truly humbled to receive this prestigious award, especially as it’s voted for by my peers who I greatly respect. 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,” Mac said when learning he had been selected for the award.
Mac will receive his award when the Brit Awards take place on on Wednesday 21 February at The O2, London. The Awards Show, hosted by Jack Whitehall, will be broadcast on ITV and will feature live performances from Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Stormzy with more performers being announced soon.
The full round of nomination’s for this year’s Brit Awards are slated to be announced on Saturday 13 January during the ‘Brits Are Coming’ television special, which will be broadcast by ITV. The show will be hosted by Emma Willis, with live performances from Clean Bandit, J Hus, Jorja Smith, Liam Payne and Paloma Faith.