57 Entries Shortlisted

NEW YORK — London International Awards (LIA) has announced the shortlist for Music & Sound.

Whilst the LIA judging in Las Vegas is well underway, the Music & Sound jury, led by Hans Brouwer, CEO / Founder of MassiveMusic, has completed judging. The jury panel, which consisted of Dan Flosdorf, Heard City New York; Bridget Flynn, Grayson Matthews Toronto; Eric David Johnson, McCann New York; Abby Sie, Song Zu Sydney; Joel Simon and JSM Music New York worked diligently to ensure that the best work was awarded.

There are 57 shortlisted entries in the medium, with the United States (21) leading the way, followed by Germany (8) and the United Kingdom (7).

Winners for all media will be announced on 1st November. 

To view all Shortlisted entries released thus far with media and full creative credits, please visit: www.liaentries.com/shortlist 

2018 Music & Sound Shortlist (by country):


  • AIRBAG, Melbourne: The Equality Campaign “For Every Bachelor & Bachelorette” – Use of Licensed Music
  • Leo Burnett Melbourne, Melbourne: The Equality Campaign “For Every Bachelor and Bachelorette” – Use of Licensed Music


  • J.Walter Thompson Brasil, São Paulo: Sprite “Formula Songs” – Music Original – Song


  • Cossette, Toronto: KOHO “Dream Thieves” – Sound Design
  • Grayson Matthews, Toronto: Canadian Cheese “Mia & Morton” – Music Adaptation – Song


  • Chut! on vous écoute, Paris: Oakley “It’s Ok – One Obsession” – Music Original – Song
  • Henry, Paris: Ubisoft “Baptism” – Use of Licensed Music
  • Kouz, Paris: KOHO “Dream Thieves” – Sound Design
  • THE, Paris

30 Millions d’Amis “Campagne 2018” – Use of Licensed Music
Ubisoft “Assassin’s creed origins – From sand” – Music Adaptation – Instrumental


  • Candide Thovex, Hamburg: Audi quattro “Ski the world” – Sound Editing
  • DDB Group Germany, Berlin: Reporters Without Borders campaign “The Uncensored Playlist” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound
  • fischerAppelt AG, Hamburg: Merck KGaA “Ode to the Future” – Music Original – Score
  • German Wahnsinn, Hamburg: PETA “Eye to eye” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound
  • Grabarz & Partner, Hamburg: Driver Assistance System “Kid’s Dreams” – Music Adaptation – Song
  • Proximity Worldwide GmbH, Duesseldorf: Lidl Christmas Campaign “The cheapest christmas ad.” – Sound Design
  • thjnk AG, Hamburg: REWE “At Christmas the most important ingredient is you.” – Music Original – Song
  • why do birds, Berlin: Hyundai “Olympic Pavilion Sound Experience” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound


  • Publicis Italy, Milan: Diesel “Go With The Flaw” – Use of Licensed Music


  • Dentsu Inc., Tokyo: Technics/ SL-1200 “The Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra” – Music Adaptation – Instrumental


  • TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno, Makati, Metro Manila: Bahay Tuluyan (Shelter House) “Disgusting Stories” – Use of Licensed Music


  • Fuse Adventures In Audio, Singapore: Singapore Airlines “The Briefcase” – Music Original – Song
  • TBWA\Singapore, Singapore: Singapore Airlines “The Briefcase” – Music Original – Song


  • Ogilvy South Africa, Cape Town: Carling Black Label “Soccer Song for Change” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound


  • Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg

Volvo Car Group “Things” – Sound Design
Volvo Car Group “Things” – Music Adaptation – Song

  • Le Bureau, Stockholm: Arbetsförmedlingen – Swedish Public Employment “Make Room” – Use of Licensed Music


  • Dentsu One Taipei, Taipei: Honda CR-V “The Daughter’s Little Love Song” – Music Adaptation – Song


  • MassiveMusic, Amsterdam: Nike “Awaken The Phantom” – Music Adaptation – Instrumental


  • 750mph, Londom

E.ON “Freedom Is Electric” – Sound Design
Lynx “Forget About Labels” – Sound Design

  • Echoic Audio, Bristol: Android One “Android One” – Music Original – Score
  • Factory, London: SANE “Let Me Talk” – Sound Design
  • Wave Studios, London

Edeka “Christmas 2117” – Sound Design
Mobil 1 “Exxon Boxer” – Sound Design

  • Woodwork Music, Salford: Hennessy “Major” – Music Original – Score


  • Antfood, New York: Maxon “Influencers” – Sound Design
  • Barking Owl, Los Angeles

Montefiore Medical Center “Corazón” – Music Original – Score
Montefiore Medical Center “Corazón” – Sound Design

  • BBDO New York, New York

Bacardi “Dance Floor” – Music Adaptation – Song
Macy’s “The Chase” – Music Adaptation – Song
Downtown Records “Live Looper” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound

  • Big Sky Edit, New York: Nespresso “Comin’ Home” – Use of Licensed Music
  • Commonwealth // McCann, Detroit: Chevrolet “Then and Now TV” – Sound Editing
  • DDB Chicago, Chicago: State Farm “Don’t You” – Music Adaptation – Song
  • Dollar Shave Club, Los Angeles: Dollar Shave Club “Get Ready” – Use of Licensed Music
  • Energy BBDO, Chicago: Windex® “Story of Lucy” – Use of Licensed Music
  • Fitzco//McCann, Atlanta: Coca-Cola “Share a Coke 1,000 Name Celebration” – Music Original – Song
  • J. Walter Thompson, Atlanta

Pennzoil “Exorcising the Demon” – Sound Design
Pennzoil “Exorcising the Demon” – Sound Editing

  • McCann, New York

Mastercard “Can’t Judge a Book” – Music Adaptation – Song
MGM Resorts International “Universal Love Songs” – Music Adaptation – Song
MGM Resorts International “Universal Love Songs” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound

  • MullenLowe, U.S.: E*TRADE “This Is Getting Really Old” – Music Adaptation – Song
  • New Math, New York: MLB Play Ball “Play Catch” – Music Original – Score
  • Source Sound Inc., Los Angeles: Pennzoil “Exorcising the Demon” – Sound Design
  • Yessian Music, New York / Detroit: ProMax BDA Conference “Our Conference” – Music Original – Score