Robbie Williams To Receive BRITs Icon Award
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:45:13
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It has been announced that Robbie Williams will be receiving the 2017 BRITs Icon Award. He will also be playing a one-off show in London on November 7th in celebration of the award.
NME reports, "The 'Rudebox', 'Rock DJ', 'Party Like A Russian' star and former member of Take That has already won the Outstanding Contribution To Music award, and now will be honoured for earning "a special place" in UK fans' hearts with his "enduring appeal and his exceptional track record of hit singles"."
BRIT Awards boss Geoff Taylor said, "He is one of our greatest ambassadors and we are proud to recognise his exceptional talents with our highest accolade - A BRITs Icon Award.We look forward to celebrating his achievements with a spectacular show on ITV."
Williams told Music Week, "It's a real honour for me to be given this award and I can't wait to play songs from my new album, and from my catalogue, at Troxy. The BRIT Awards are very special to me, and I'm humbled to be receiving the 18th of my career next month."
Williams is set to release his 11th studio album, Heavy Entertainment Show, on November 4th via Columbia Records. He last released Swings Both Ways in 2013.
Heavy Entertainment Show tracklist:
1. Heavy Entertainment Show
2. Party Like A Russian
3. Mixed Signals
4. Love My Life
6. Bruce Lee
8. David's Song
9. Pretty Woman
10. Hotel Crazy (Featuring Rufus Wainwright)
—The ARTISTdirect Staff