Swedish House Mafia to receive Silver Clef award
- Bang Showbiz
- 28 June 2011
Swedish DJ trio Swedish House Mafia will be honoured at this year's Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards Lunch
Swedish House Mafia are to be honoured at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards.
The DJ trio will be presented with the Raymond Weil International Award at the lunch, which annually honours musical talent and raises money for charity through an auction of memorabilia.
Swedish House Mafia said: "We are honoured to have won a Silver Clef Award. Nordoff Robbins is one of the best charities around and one we're keen to work with moving forward. We can't think of a better cause or a more prestigious set of company to be in."
David Munns, Chairman of Nordoff Robbins, added: "We are excited to be honouring Swedish House Mafia with the Raymond Weil International Award at this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards. Their success in the dance world has not only taken Ibiza by storm but has spread across the UK and Europe and this is only the start - they are only going to get even bigger."
Other winners at this year's ceremony, which is being held at the London Hilton hotel, will include Annie Lennox (O2 Silver Clef Award), Tinie Tempah (TAG Design & Interactive: Best Newcomer award) and Biffy Clyro (Royal Albert Hall Best British Band).
The Silver Clef Awards have been running for 36 years and the event has raised over £8 million in total for Nordoff Robbins, which works to provide therapy to vulnerable people through music therapy in a number of different places including UK including schools, day centres, hospitals and care homes.