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Sir Elton John to be Honoured at BRITs With New Icon Award

Already an Oscar-winner and with an astonishing six Grammys to his name, Elton John has said he's thrilled to hear he''' recieve the first ever BRIT Icon award.
The new award will be given to Sir Elton John in September
Already an Oscar-winner and with an astonishing six Grammys to his name, Elton John has said he's thrilled to hear he''' recieve the first ever BRITs Icon award.

He called it "a tremendous honour." Continuing, he said "I'm really looking forward to participating in what promises to be a very special occasion".

The award will be given in a ceremony on the 2nd September, in partnership with the annual BRIT Awards organisers BPI.

BRIT Awards Chairman, Christian Tattersfield said, "Britain leads the world when it comes to making great music. There can be few more worthy recipients of this inaugral BRITs Icon Award."

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By Jonathan Meager

Posted on 25 Jul 2013 12:58 to category : Music News

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