Last night was a beautiful night in Los Angeles for an award ceremony and, as usual, the Pensado Place crew put on an unbelievably successful event. The second annual Pensado Awards have once again honored some of the best and brightest in the areas of sound production, songwriting, performance and beyond.

Lets get down to the important news of the evening! Want to know who won big tonight at the Pensado Awards? Read on to find out who took home the gold! In addition to sending a big thanks to the Pensado's Place family for another amazing show, we'd also like to congratulate all of tonight's winners, nominees and attendees and commend them for making the pro audio industry a special to work.

Pensado Awards 2015 Winners

OMG! Mix of the Year - Pro Designation For Major Label Releases
Dave Reitzas - "Earned It"

Game Changer of the Year Award - Production With National Impact
Manny Marroquin

Break Thru Songwriter - Songwriter Designation For Impact Song
DJ Frank E "See You Again" and Noel Zancanella "Maps"

Outstanding Brand - Brand or Entity Espousing Best Audio Practices


Master of Mastering - Mastering Engineers Award
Gavin Lurrsen

Tracking Engineer - Tracking Engineers Award
Josh Gudwin

Best Non-English Song - International Foreign Language Award
Gaurav Dayal "Ethnik Funk"

Live/FOH - Excellence in Live or Front of House Sound
Fred Archambault


Break Thru Mixer Award - Award For Non-Major Label Mix
James Royo

Spin Doctor DJ Award - Outstanding DJ Award
Above & Beyond

AIR Award (Best Assistant, Intern or Runner)
Jake Kiyokane

Outstanding Achievement in Sound For Visual Medium Award
Last Call With Carson Daly

Pensado Giant Award - An Icon in The Industry
Bruce Swedien


Dave Pensado Educator Award - Excellence In Audio Education
Berklee College of Music and New Look Foundation

Herb Trawick Visionary Award - Excellence in Audio Innovation
Native Instruments