The Who singer, Roger Daltrey, 72, was presented an award at the 25th Music Industry Trusts Gala Ceremony in London for his outstanding contribution to the music and entertainment industry, as well as the work he does for several charities.
Daltrey said, “It’s great to be honoured by my friends and colleagues in the music industry in this way…”
“Nordoff Robbins and the Brit Trust are wonderful charities. The Who were there at the beginning and I am proud to join the honourees that have received this award before me…”
Jeremy Clarkson presented the prize to Roger Daltrey.
Sir Tom Jones was also at the Grosvenor Hotel.
Jo While hosted the evening and performances were from Keane, The Shires and The Wilko Johnson Band – and there were personal messages from Robert Plant, Paul Weller, Roger Taylor.
David Munns OBE, chairman of the MITS Award Committee, said the award recognised Daltrey’s ‘unique music both as a solo performer and as part of The Who, but as a tireless philanthropic activities which mirror the goals of the Mits.”
by Wallace McTavish