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Thursday, June 14, 2007

From kylie.com



Kylie Minogue, Pop Princess, icon and national treasure, is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious annual Music Industry Trusts' Award, the first woman in the event's 16 year history to receive the honour.

Previous recipients include Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Sir George Martin, Michael Parkinson, John Barry and Peter Gabriel. The Award will be presented to Kylie on the evening of 29 October at London's Grosvenor House in the presence of over 1200 guests from the UK's music and entertainment industry.

The MITS Award Committee are delighted that Kylie is this year's honouree. The Award is being presented to Kylie in "recognition of her universally acclaimed status as an icon of pop and style achieved over a 20 year career which has seen her reinvent, experiment and inspire. Kylie has established one of the longest and most successful careers as a performer in contemporary popular music and her tenacity and determination to succeed, on and off the stage, have been an inspiration to so many. Kylie has a unique place in this country's heart and an appeal that seems to grow ever wider. We salute Kylie for her unique gifts as one of the great entertainers of all time."

"It is an incredible honour to be the recipient of this year's Music Industry Trust's Award and I am truly thrilled to be recognized in this way," Kylie responded. "As well as being a fantastic evening, this award ceremony also raises much needed funds for The Brit Trust and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy and it is a pleasure for me to be involved."

David Munns, Chairman of the Award committee, said;
"There is no doubt that of our 15 Award recipients to date, Kylie is by far the most glamorous and we're delighted to present her with the 2007 Music Industry Trust's Award. She deserves this award for her success over 20 years, staying at the top in one of the toughest professions and inspiring millions with her grace, dignity and humanity."

1 comment:

Gilda Ramos said...

Wasn't David Munns fired from EMI for doing nothing except pot smoking and shagging women while his wife stayed in Europe and he was in North America? What a loser. I am glad he got fired that cocky ars. Gilda Ramos