Gary Barlow receives Music Industry Trusts Award 2012

This prestigious award was presented to Gary Barlow in recognition of his services to British music and charity.

The Music Industry Trusts Award 2012 was on Monday 5 November, at a charity dinner in London at the Grosvenor House Hotel in aid of Nordoff Robbins and the BRIT Trust. Last year's Award recipient was Jools Holland.

Gary Barlow is one of Britain's most successful songwriters and performers, he has written eleven Number 1 singles and seven Number 1 albums with Take That. He has also written and produced for many artists, including Sir Elton John. He is a six times recipient of the Ivor Novello Award and has sold over 45 million records with Take That. He has been tireless in his work with charities such as the Prince's Trust, Children In Need and Comic Relief, and this year, by Royal Appointment, organised the hugely successful Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert. The charity single, 'Sing', which Gary Barlow co-wrote with Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, shot to Number 1 in both the single and album charts. He was awarded an OBE in June 2012.

The Music Industry Trusts Award, now in its 21th year, has raised over £4 million for Nordoff Robbins and the BRIT Trust. The Music Industry Trusts Award is sponsored by PPL.