BRIT Trust

  1. Stars Salute Tom Jones In London

    November 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Jones of rock act Stereophonics and Cerys Matthews sang for fellow Welsh artist Tom Jones as the veteran singer was honored with the Music Industry Trusts' Award - the MITs - in London. Jones - or Sir Tom Jones to use his formal title, ...

  2. Tom Jones To Receive Music Industry Trusts' Award

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sir Tom Jones is to receive the prestigious Music Industry Trusts' award for 2010. Awarded by the U.K. music business in recognition of a lifetime contribution to music, the honor will be presented to Jones Nov. 1 at London's Grosvenor H ...

  3. Lady Gaga, JLS, Florence Rule At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga was the big winner at the 2010 BRIT Awards at London's Earls Court with three wins, but British acts JLS and Florence and the Machine snagged important awards on the night. There were strong performances from Gaga, U.K. rock act Kas ...

  4. Lady Gaga, Florence Set To Shine At BRIT Awards

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Gaga, Florence and the Machine, Dizzee Rascal, Robbie Williams and Jay-Z should all get a sales boost from the U.K.'s BRIT Awards. The event, organized by trade body the BPI and sponsored by MasterCard, will be televised live on ITV1 fro ...

  5. Dizzee, Florence BRITs Duet On iTunes

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. trade body the BPI has partnered with iTunes on an exclusive release of the BRIT Awards duet between alt-rock act Florence and the Machine and rapper Dizzee Rascals. The pair will perform "You Got The Dirtee Love" - a mash-up of Flo ...

  6. George Michael Honors Jonathan Ross At MITs

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST George Michael led the salutes to U.K. TV and radio personality Jonathan Ross at the annual Music Industry Trusts' Award ceremony, held last night (Nov. 2) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Awarded the accolade in recognition of his ser ...

  7. Music Industry Trusts' Award For Jonathan Ross

    June 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. broadcaster Jonathan Ross has been named as the recipient of the Music Industry Trusts' Award for 2009. In recognition of services to music broadcasting, the honor will be presented to Ross at London's Grosvenor House on Nov. 2. Mor ...

  8. Brits Goes Green For CD Compilation

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Brit Awards organizer the BPI is claiming the two-CD compilation album released to tie in with tomorrow night's (Feb.18) ceremony as a benchmark in eco-friendly album packaging. "The BRIT Awards 2009," released Feb.9 by Sony Music E ...

  9. MITS Honor For Grainge

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International chairman and chief executive Lucian Grainge has been named as the 2008 recipient of the prestigious annual Music Industry Trusts' Award. Grainge will receive the award at a charity fund-raising dinner Nov. ...

  10. Gov't, Music Biz Get Behind Soccer Project

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British culture secretary Andy Burnham is getting his game behind the music's industry's new alliance with soccer, stating that "together, they can be a potent force all over the country." Burnham, a devout music-man, was one o ...

  11. BPI Kickz A Goal With Football Funding

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Britain's two favorite pastimes -- football and music -- are coming together on a national initiative. The Brit Trust, the charitable arm of trade body the BPI, is making a "substantial" three-year donation to fund the music element ...

  12. MITS Honor For Kylie

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue was feted Monday night with the prestigious annual Music Industry Trusts' Award at a gala dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel. The Australian entertainer became the first woman to receive the honor in the U.K. music business eve ...

  13. BRITs Go Live Again In 2008

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The BRIT Awards will return with a live TV broadcast next year, with confirmation today that the event will be staged at London's Earls Court on Feb. 20. National broadcaster ITV has also signed a three-year deal to screen the awards, organis ...

  14. BRIT School Students Hit Glastonbury

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the run-up to this weekend's Glastonbury Festival, six acts from the music industry-funded BRIT School have learned they will be playing live at the event. The acts will play the festival's Left Field stage via a hook-up between the B ...

  15. Minogue Recipient Of 2007 MITS Award

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian-born pop queen Kylie Minogue is the recipient of the 2007 Music Industry Trusts' Award and the first woman to win the title in the event's 16-year history. The honor is bestowed annually to an individual who has made a distinc ...

  16. Morrish Joins U.K.'s PPL

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT PR veteran joins collection society Nov. 1. U.K. industry veteran Jonathan Morrish has been named director, PR and corporate communications at British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd., with effect from Nov. 1. He succeeds Jill Drew ...

  17. Brit Awards Go Live In 2007

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The 27th Brit Awards is getting the TV-blockbuster treatment next year when it is aired live for the first time in nearly 20 years on Feb. 14. The 27th Brit Awards is getting the TV-blockbuster treatment next year when it is aired live for the fir ...

  18. Goldsmith To Receive Music Industry Trusts' Award

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be presented in London Oct. 30. Harvey Goldsmith, the British live-music impresario famous for producing the Live Aid and Live 8 music events to end famine in Africa, will be the recipient of the 2006 Music Industry Trusts’ Award (MITS). The aw ...

  19. Classical Brit Double For Domingo

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Legendary tenor Placido Domingo played a large part in two victories at the seventh annual Classical Brit Awards, held Thursday (May 5) at London's Royal Albert Hall. Legendary tenor Placido Domingo played large part in two victories at the s ...

  20. Classical Brit Noms For Jenkins, Benedetti, Terfel

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT With two nominations each, Welsh composer Karl Jenkins, his compatriot baritone Bryn Terfel and teenage Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti are the frontrunners heading into the seventh annual Classic With two nominations each, Welsh composer Karl ...

  21. Classical Brit Noms For Jenkins, Benedetti, Terfel

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala to be held May 4 in London. With two nominations each, Welsh composer Karl Jenkins, his compatriot baritone Bryn Terfel and teenage Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti are the frontrunners heading into the seventh annual Classical Brit Awards ...

  22. Kaiser Chiefs Dominate BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The Leeds-England alternative rock outfit won three at the U.K. industry's show Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophi ...

  23. Fraser Crook Named Woman Of The Year

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Janet Fraser Crook, director of the long-running BBC2 live performance music series "Later With Jools Holland," was last night (Nov. 23) named Woman of the Year at a ceremony at London's Park Lane Hot Janet Fraser Crook, director of ...

  24. Groome Rises To BPI General Counsel

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The British Phonographic Industry has elevated Roz Groome to helm its legal department as general counsel, effective Nov. 1. LONDON -- The British Phonographic Industry has elevated Roz Groome to helm its legal department as general counsel, effec ...

  25. Groome Rises To BPI General Counsel

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The British Phonographic Industry has elevated Roz Groome to helm its legal department as general counsel, with effect from Nov. 1. The British Phonographic Industry has elevated Roz Groome to helm its legal department as general counsel, with eff ...

  26. Groome Rises To BPI General Counsel

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Legal chief succeeds Taylor. The British Phonographic Industry has elevated Roz Groome to helm its legal department as general counsel, with effect from Nov. 1. A trained solicitor, Groome steps up into the role vacated by Geoff Taylor , who retur ...

  27. Parkinson To Receive MITS Accolade

    June 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eminent U.K. broadcaster Michael Parkinson will be the recipient of the 2005 Music Industry Trusts' Award. Parkinson, who will receive his award in a presentation at London's Grosvenor House on Nov. 7 Eminent U.K. broadcaster Michael Par ...

  28. Top Acts Line Up For Cardiff Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are among the acts confirmed to perform at a tsunami relief concert to be held Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Ma ...

  29. Top Acts Line Up For Cardiff Tsunami Benefit

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Manic Street Preachers and Jools Holland are among the acts confirmed to perform at a tsunami relief concert to be held Jan. 22 at the Millennium Stadium in Eric Clapton, Badly Drawn Boy, Embrace, the Ma ...

  30. Lesley Douglas Named Woman Of The Year

    November 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lesley Douglas, controller of BBC Radio 2, was named Woman of the Year in London last night at the 10th annual awards ceremony of that name. Lesley Douglas, controller of BBC Radio 2, was named Woman of the Year in London last night at the 10th an ...

  31. Gabriel To Be Honored At U.K.'s MITS

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel will be the recipient of the 13th annual Music Industry Trusts' Award, to be presented Nov. 1 at Grosvenor House in London. The award recognizes the contribution of an individual to the Peter Gabriel will be the recipient of the ...

  32. Gabriel To Be Honored At U.K.'s MITS

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel will be the recipient of the 13th annual Music Industry Trusts' Award, to be presented Nov. 1 at Grosvenor House in London. The award recognizes the contribution of an individual to the Peter Gabriel will be the recipient of the ...

  33. Gabriel To Be Honored At U.K.'s MITS

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel will be the recipient of the 13th annual Music Industry Trusts' Award, to be presented Nov. 1 at Grosvenor House in London. The award recognizes the contribution of an individual to the Peter Gabriel will be the recipient of the ...

  34. Double Classical Brit Nods For Terfel, Westenra

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With two nominations each, Welsh bass baritone Bryn Terfel, teenage New Zealand-born newcomer Hayley Westenra and composer/conductor John Rutter are equal leaders heading into the 5th annual Classical With two nominations each, Welsh bass baritone ...

  35. Anderson's Brits Tenure Comes To An End

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisa Anderson, executive producer of the Brit Awards, has confirmed industry speculation that tonight's (Feb. 17) show at London's Earls Court will be her last in the role. Lisa Anderson, executive producer of the Brit Awards, has confir ...