Blackwell saluted as best of last 50 years

Paul Williams

Former Island Records executive Nick Stewart picked up the award on behalf on Blackwell, while there were video tributes from a host of former Island executives such as Marc Marot and Tim Clark. The award marked 50 years of Music Week magazine.

Meanwhile, U2 led video tributes to Partridge, who passed away last year. "I think it's fair to say that you believed in us before we believed in ourselves," Bono said of the man who was an early champion ...

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