Top US Music Award for Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox

Singer Annie Lennox is to receive a prestigious US award for her contribution to music.

 

Lennox, 51, will get a Founders Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

 

It is awarded to songwriters who have made exceptional contributions to music and influenced their peers.

 

Lennox enjoyed huge success during the 1980s in the Eurythmics, with Dave Stewart, and more recently as a solo performer and songwriter.

 

Lennox will receive her honour at the 23rd Pop Awards in Los Angeles on 22 May.

 

 

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