Mick Hucknall receives Radio Academy award

The PPL Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Mick Hucknall by Manchester United football manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

The PPL Hall of Fame Dinner at the Radio Academy Awards 2012 was on Tuesday 13 November, at The Monastery in Manchester. in aid of Nordoff Robbins and the BRIT Trust.

This year's event was hosted by Real Radio North East's Gary Philipson and Lisa Shaw. Four legendary radio voices were also inducted into The Radio Academy's Hall of Fame – broadcaster and writer Danny Baker; Jazz FM's Helen Mayhew; radio and TV presenter Margherita Taylor; and writer and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig.

The Radio Academy's Hall of Fame is the UK radio industry's tribute to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the sound of British radio. PPL sponsor both the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Hall of Fame Dinner.