Amy: Beyond the Stage Competition

Win a recording at Metropolis Studios

To celebrate the exhibition Amy: Beyond the Stage, the Design Museum has teamed up with Metropolis Studios to give one lucky winner the chance to record a song in the same studio where Amy Winehouse recorded, and with the same sound engineer.

The prize

This exciting Amy: Beyond the Stage competition gives you the chance to put your vocal on a record in the same vocal booth as Amy Winehouse at Metropolis Studios in London.

What’s included:

- Get your voice recorded in the same vocal booth Amy used

- Your song will be mastered by Stuart Hawkes, Amy’s original sound engineer

- Your recording will be pressed in vinyl

Music Engineer Stuart Hawkes has been in audio mastering for over 25 years, and the skills and knowledge he’s learned in that time puts him in great demand from many music producers, recording artists and record labels from around the globe including Ed Sheeran, Stormzy, Craig David, J Hus, Stefflon Don, Charli XCX, Rudimental, Disclosure, Lorde, among others.

Metropolis Studios' facilities include an iconic range of dynamic tracking and mixing studios, and the best mastering suites found anywhere in the world. It has the highest specification Atmos mixing room in Europe, a series of new writing and production rooms available for short and long term lease, and other serviced spaces for rent currently occupied by the likes of Roland and Spotify.

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How to join

All you need to do to be in with the chance of winning is purchase a ticket to the Amy: Beyond The Stage exhibition by midnight on Monday 7 March 2022.

The competition includes bookers who purchased a ticket from Tuesday 21 December 2021 until midnight on Monday 7 March 2022 and opted to take part in the competition.

A winner will be selected and contacted on Tuesday 8 March 2022.

Terms & Conditions

  • The competition opens on Tuesday 21 December 2021 and closes on Monday 7 March 2022.

  • Entrants must have purchased an exhibition ticket for Amy: Beyond the Stage from Tuesday 21 December 2021 until midnight Monday 7 March 2022 and opted in to participate.

  • The winner will be drawn at random and be contacted on Tuesday 8 March 2022.

  • The winner will receive a one-hour voice recording at Metropolis Studio in London with producer Stuart Hawkes.

  • Entrants must be 13 or older. If the prize-winner is under 16 an adult must accompany them during their time slot at the studio. The winner can also bring a friend or relative.

  • This competition is open to all genders including those who do not identify as being of a particular gender.

  • Entrants must be based in the UK or be able to travel to London (travel costs not included).

  • Entrants must confirm their acceptance and supply their availability for arrangements.

  • The prize will be valid between 21 March 2022 - 10 April 2022.

  • There is no cash alternative to the prize and travel to and from Metropolis Studios is not included.

Amy: Beyond the Stage

Celebrate the legacy and creativity of one of the greatest musicians of our time, Amy Winehouse. ​


With thanks to

Metropolis Studios

Metropolis Studios is Europe’s #1 independent recording studio and home to the best mastering engineers in the world. Set over four floors in a stunning Grade II Listed building at The Power House in West London, behind the scenes everything is underpinned by outstanding client service and attention to detail in what is a very laid back creative music industry hub.

Background image: Amy: Beyond the Stage exhibition photographed by Ed Reeve.
Studios images by Metropolis Studios.