Duran Duran To Receive ASCAP Golden Note Award - Noise11.com
Duran Duran - Photo By Mary Boukouvalas

Duran Duran - Photo By Mary Boukouvalas

Duran Duran To Receive ASCAP Golden Note Award

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on October 27, 2016

in News

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, also known as ASCAP, have selected Duran Duran as this year’s recipient of their Golden Note Award.

The honor will be presented on November 10 at the 2016 ASCAP Awards, London at One Embankment in London. The Golden Note Award is reserved for those artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones.

ASCAP president Paul Williams said “Duran Duran revolutionised popular music. They are the pioneers of the synthpop and new wave movement and have reached a stratospheric level of success which is rarely seen in the industry. We are delighted to present this extremely unique and innovative group with the ASCAP Golden Note Award.”

“Formed in Birmingham, England, in 1978, Duran Duran is one of the most culturally influential and commercially successful bands of all time, topping the charts around the world over the past three decades and selling more than 100 million records worldwide. The band has been honored with multiple Grammy, BRIT, Ivor Novello, and MTV Video Music Lifetime Achievement Awards, as well as a 20th Century Style Icon award from the City of Milan. Last year, at the 40th Anniversary O2 Silver Clef Awards, they received the coveted Spotify UK Lifetime Achievement Award. Tireless innovators, they are always at the vanguard of music, fashion, art, technology and film – a group with unique and everlasting appeal.”

Previous recipients of the Golden Note Award:
1982 – Quincy Jones
1985 – Stevie Wonder
1987 – Elton John
1987 – Andre Previn
1988 – George Michael
1993 – Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
1996 – Tom Petty
1998 – Sean “Puffy” Combs
1998 – Jose Feliciano
1999 – Michael W. Smith
2000 – Justin Hayward
2002 – Alan Jackson
2002 – Garth Brooks
2004 – Jay-Z
2005 – Mark Snow
2005 – Jermaine Dupri
2006 – LL Cool J
2007 – Joan Sebastian
2007 – Kenny Rogers
2008 – Steve Miller
2008 – Lionel Richie
2008 – Victor Manuelle
2008 – Reba McEntire
2008 – New Edition
2009 – Omar Alfanno
2009 – Jeff Lynne
2009 – Alicia Keys
2009 – JD Souther
2010 – Jorge Luis Piloto
2010 – Dennis McCarthy
2011 – Lindsey Buckingham
2011 – Alf Clausen
2011 – Mary Mary
2011 – Don Williams
2012 – Bob McDill
2012 – Pharrell Williams
2012 – Trent Reznor
2013 – Usher
2014 – Ne-Yo
2015 – Mario Domm
2015 – Ms. Lauryn Hill
2016 – Natalia Lafourcade
2016 – A Tribe Called Quest

vvnmusic.com

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Neil Young and Crazy Horse Greendale tour Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Reveals More From The Archives

Neil Young will release two more live albums from his archives and the second volume of The Archives box set.

12 hours ago
James Hetfield of Metallica photo by Ros OGorman
Metallica Describe Lady Gaga As Fearless

Metallica - comprising James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich - joined forces with Lady Gaga for a performance of their track 'Moth Into Flame' at the 2017 Grammys.

1 day ago
Jon Bon Jovi, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jon Bon Jovi’s Son Recovers From Coronavirus

Jon Bon Jovi's son Jacob has "fully recovered" from an intestinal bout of the coronavirus.

2 days ago
Stevie Nicks ADOTG at Rochford Winery on Saturday 18 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Steve Nicks Compares Covid-19 To American Horror Story

Stevie Nicks fears she'll never sing again if she catches Covid-19, comparing the pandemic to American Horror Story: Apocalypse.

2 days ago
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Joins Brian Mannix and Kevin Hillier’s ‘Life of Brian … Mannix That Is’ Podcast

Alice Cooper has a few words with Brian Mannix and Kevin Hillier this week for episode 6 of the ‘Life of Brian … Mannix That Is’ podcast.

4 days ago
Bad Religion
Bad Religion Remake 2020 Version of Faith Alone

Bad Religion have updated their 1990 track ‘Faith Alone’ for a locked down Covid world.

4 days ago
Madonna performs at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday 12 March 2016. This is the first show of the Australian leg of her world wide Rebel Heart Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Madonna Teases Biopic

Madonna has teased fans with a new film project, a music-orientated script she is developing with Tully screenwriter Diablo Cody.

4 days ago