Beese the one: Biz salutes industry icon Darcus Beese at Music Week Awards

Andre Paine

Island US president Darcus Beese was honoured with The Strat at the Music Week Awards in recognition of his three decades of success in the UK industry.

More than 1,300 guests, including Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page, Nina Nesbitt, Underworld’s Karl Hyde and countless top execs, were at Battersea Evolution for the biggest night in the industry calendar.

Dizzee Rascal, one of the artists Beese signed to the iconic label, presented him with the trophy – a special award that recognises ...

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