UK Music congratulates those rewarded in Queen’s Birthday Honours

19/06/2017: A host of music industry stars received awards.

Responding to the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, UK Music chief executive Michael Dugher said: “It’s fantastic to see so many people honoured for their contribution to music.

“They are all outstanding in their field and set an amazing example to others starting out in our industry.”

Among those honoured by the Queen were:

Companion of Honour
Paul McCartney

Len Blavatnik
George Benjamin

Sarah Connolly

Gerald Finley

Chi-Chi Nwanoku
Ashley Tabor
Roderick Williams

Sandie Shaw
Ed Sheeran
Emeli Sande
Chris Macmeikan

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