Music Gear News
Status Quo to get Lifetime Achievement award
Status Quo will be honoured for their career at the Silver Clef Awards 2011.
The 'Rockin all Over the World' group - who have have over 20 top ten hits in the UK over a forty year career - will pick up the Lifetime Achievement Award at the event, which supports the Nordoff Robbins charity, which helps vulnerable people through music therapy.
The 'Down Down' rockers said in a statement: "We've supported Nordoff Robbins for some time. The work they do, helping people through music, giving them hope, is a really amazing thing.
"We are proud and honoured to be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Silver Clef Lunch.
"To be receiving this Award from an organisation who have been transforming lives through music for over 50 years makes this an even greater honour."
Status Quo were previously awarded the Silver Clef Award in 1981 and they hold the record for having recorded 64 charting British singles, more than any other single band.
Other winners who have previously been announced at the awards are Annie Lennox, who will receive the O2 Silver Clef Award, Tinie Tempah who takes the Best Newcomer award and Alfie Boe who gets the Classical Award.
A host of other winners are expected to be announced when the awards take place in London on July 1.Posted on 16 May 2011 16:15 to category : Music News
Related Music News
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.
Recent Music News
Alesis' II Mesh Electronic Drum Kit is a kit geared specifically towards advanced drummers looking to explore a variety of different timbres and sounds.
Celebrating 50 years since his iconic performance at Monterey pop festival, Fender's Jimi Hendrix Monterey Stratocaster recreates the sound of a cultural icon.
Building upon the already established fan favourite DJ-808 DJ Controller, Roland have now announced the launch of the portable and compact DJ-202 DJ Controller.
Coinciding with the launch of its brand new DJ-202 counterpart, the Roland DJ-505 DJ Controller breathes a breath of new life into Roland's renowned DJ range.
New to Roland's illustrious boutique range, the SH-01A builds upon the foundations of the revered SH-1A, granting the player a whole range of vintage voices.
Based on the legendary TR-808m the TR-08 Rhythm Composer brings all of the legendary capabilities of its forefather into a more modern and streamlined format.