The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) presented the 45th Gold Badge Awards at The Savoy in London. The 2018 award ceremony was hosted by broadcaster Janice Long.
The Gold Badge Awards celebrate exceptional talent in the UK music industry.
The ceremony brought together the music creator community across the worlds of jazz, classical, film, television, theatre music, and songwriting.
Crispin Hunt, chair of BASCA, said: "The Gold Badge Awards always provide a fantastic opportunity and platform to recognise those who have achieved excellence in their chosen fields whilst contributing to the betterment of the wider musical community. This year’s list of recipients is full of inspiring individuals who we are honoured to celebrate.”
Gold Badge Awards were presented to:
Sarah Rodgers, award presented by composer and performer Errollyn Wallen MBE
Scott Stroman, award presented by Leslie East OBE
Nick Wollage, award presented by Oscar winning composer Stephen Warbeck
Annette Barrett, award presented by Nitin Sawhney
Martyn Brabbins, award presented by Faber Music’s Sally Cavender
Guy Garvey, award in association with PPL and presented by PPL CEO Peter Leathem and Emily Eavis
Matthew Scott, award presented by composer George Fenton
Jackie Davidson, award in association with PRS for Music and presented by PRS Chairman Nigel Elderton and songwriter Wayne Hector
Claire Martin OBE, award presented by band leader Peter Long
Chris Difford, award presented by songwriter Mark Nevin
Guy Fletcher OBE, award presented by broadcaster Bob Harris OBE
PHOTO: Mark Allan