Global ASCAP Family Honored at 2018 Music+Sound Awards

July 13, 2018

For a seventh year, the Music+Sound Awards have celebrated the indispensable role and outstanding contribution that music and sound play in the media, shining a light on standout work from around the world of the last 12 months.

This year’s awards honored 15 writers and bands from the global ASCAP family, for categories spanning original composition, sync, re-records, sound design and production music within film, TV and advertising.

The winners of 2018’s Music+Sound Awards were determined by an independent panel of industry luminaries, including ASCAP’s own Vice President of Membership for UK/Continental Europe, Simon Greenaway. 

Congratulations to all of our winning members and international affiliates! See their winning work here:


Best Original Composition in Broadcast Advertising


International Olympic Committee - “Become the Light”

Best Original Composition in Online, Viral + Ambient Advertising

Liam Paton (PRS) & Andrew Theakstone (PRS)

Wacom - “Plume”

Best Original Composition in a Television Programme Score

Hans Zimmer & David Fleming

Blue Planet II

Best Original Composition in a Short Film

Matthew Wilcock at Zelig Sound (PRS)


Best Original Composition - Television Programme Titles

Hans Zimmer & David Fleming

Blue Planet II

Best Sync in Broadcast Advertising

The Walker Brothers

“Stay with Me Baby” from GiffGaff - Free To Go. Free To Stay.

Best Sync - Online, Viral + Ambient Advertising

Cole Brenden Randall & Shpresa Lleshaj Randall (STIM)

Movistar - “Love Story”

The Hummingbird Music Award for Best Sync in a Feature Film (Single Scene)

Focus (BUMA)

“Hocus Pocus” from Baby Driver

Best Band + Brand Partnership

EON x Gorillaz (PRS) - A Solar Collaboration

“We Got The Power”

Best Re-record or Adaptation - Online, Viral + Ambient Advertising

Patrick Raymond

“You Want It Darker” from Assassin’s Creed Origins Gamescom Trailer

Best Use of Production Music - Online, Viral + Ambient Advertising

Asger Wilde (KODA) & Peter Rockwell (KODA) - “Mister Banuska”

Saul Guanipa - “Tweak Mission”

from HAN Kjøbenhavn - SS18 Men


See the full list of 2018 Music+Sound winners here.