- Role: Judge
- Job Title: Record Producer
- Organisation: Universal, Islands, London, London UK, Major Records, A&M
- Categories: Music
- Years: 2015
Record Producer Hugh Padgham has produced some of the biggest and most enduring songs of the 1980 and 1990s, including many hits by Phil Collins, Genesis, The Human League, Sting and The Police. He has also produced and/or engineered albums with David Bowie, BeeGees, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel, Melissa Etheridge, Clannad, XTC and many more. In the 2000s, Hugh had great success with Sting as well as McFly. He had four UK number one hits in 2005 and 2006 with McFly, as well as a number of other Top Ten Singles. His albums and singles add up to well over two hundred and fifty million units sold worldwide. He’s won 4 Grammy Awards including Producer of the Year, Album of the Year and Record of the Year as well as a Brit Award for Best Single (Phil Collins “Another Day In Paradise”), a Music Week Award for Best British Producer, a TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement. In a 1992 poll, Mix Magazine voted Hugh one of the Worlds Top Ten Most Influential Producers.