MPOTYA 2023: In Photos
The 2023 SO.CO Music Photographer of the Year Awards (sponsored by Affinity Photo 2) took place on Monday evening at London's 21Soho. Lucy Sims and Thomas Jackson were on hand to capture what went down.
Christian Stevenson (DJ BBQ) was our host for the evening. Photo: Thomas Jackson
Nadia Sheikh opened proceedings with a rousing performance. Photo: Thomas Jackson
Event producer Adam Perry presented the award for Best Independent Venue to The Horn in St Albans. Photo: Lucy Sims
SO.CO Director of Photography, Thomas Jackson, presents Nikon with their award for Product of the Year, for the Z9. Photo: Lucy Sims
Alfie Castley was the second live act of the evening. Photo: Lucy Sims
Belinda Enthoven looks shocked to receive the inaugural Image of Music Award. Photo: Thomas Jackson
McFly's Dougie Poynter presented the award for Must See Live Act to The Lottery Winners. Photo: Thomas Jackson
Tom A. Smith gained a room full of new fans with the final live performance of the evening. Photo: Lucy Sims
Dave Hogan was the first winner of our Legends Awards. Photo: Thomas Jackson
SO.CO CEO Vince Bannon poses for Thomas Jackson.
Neil Lupin collected the Photographer of the Year 2023 Award. Photo: Lucy Sims
Photos by Lucy Sims and Thomas Jackson