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The Pensado Awards recognises achievement in multiple mediums, genres and technologies in audio. The 2016 award nominations will be announced soon.

OMG! Mix of the Year - Pro designation for major label releases

Game Changer of the Year Award - Production with national impact

Break Thru Songwriter - Song writer designation for impact song


Master of Mastering - Mastering engineers award


Tracking Engineer - Tracking engineers awardeers award


Best Non-English Song - International Foreign Language award


Outstanding Brand - Brand or entity espousing best audio practices


Break Thru Mixer Award - Award for non-major label mix


Live/FOH - Excellence in live or Front of House sound

Spin Doctor DJ Award - Outstanding DJ award


AIR Award (Best Assistant, Intern or Runner)


Outstanding Achievement in Sound for Visual Medium Award


Pensado Giant Award - An icon in the industry


Unique Project Studio


Dave Pensado Educator Award - Excellence in audio education


Herb Trawick Visionary Award - Excellence in audio innovation