Arctic Monkeys, Public Image, Ltd., Ringo Starr and Brian Wilson Lead Glenfiddich Mojo Honours

07/26/2011
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(Gibson) Rumer, John Grant, Arctic Monkeys, Public Image, Ltd., Ringo Starr and Brian Wilson led the way at the Glenfiddich Mojo Honours List 2011 last week after winning gongs at annual awards ceremony.

Hosted by Mojo magazine's Editor-in-Chief Phil Alexander at The Brewery in London's East End, the event included guests Jimmy Page, Brian Wilson, Ringo Starr, Sir Bob Geldof, Phil Collins, John Lydon, Sandie Shaw, The Arctic Monkeys, The Vaccines, Grinderman, Primal Scream, Gary Numan, Thomas Dolby and New Order's Bernard Sumner to name a few. Consisting of key awards which were voted for by readers of the monthly music bible Mojo magazine, and users of its website www.mojo4music.com, the awards were described by Alexander as "a triumph for music," as they celebrated the achievements of the last 12 months as well as career-long accomplishments, while at the same time supporting Glenfiddich's ethos of inspiring people to realize their potential.

Suzi Quatro, best known for her hit "Devil Gate Drive," took to the stage to present Booker T & The MG's guitarist & Blues Brother Steve Cropper with the Gibson Guitar sponsored Mojo Les Paul Award.

During the awards ceremony, a Gibson Les Paul Standard Goldtop was signed by all winners and presenters on behalf of Mojo's chosen charity, War Child. more on this story

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