BPI comment on Jason Iley, John Smith and other music honours
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Geoff Taylor, Chief Executive BPI, BRIT Awards and Mercury Prize said:
"The BPI extends its warmest congratulations to Jason Iley on being awarded an MBE in The Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to music and charity. Jason is a tireless champion of new British talent drawn from all backgrounds. As former Chair of the BRIT Awards and through his work with The BRIT School, The BRIT Trust and MIND among other charities, he has shown himself to be passionate advocate of music education and mental wellbeing.
"We also congratulate PPL Chairman, John Smith, on his OBE honour, and we are delighted to see the breadth and depth of British music talent, from Joan Armatrading to Dizzee Rascal, and Lady Leshurr to Jeff Lynne, among others acknowledged for the outstanding contribution they have made to British music."
October 11, 2020 12:30pm ET by Pressparty