LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – Harvey Goldsmith, the UK’s best known concert promoter, will be honored with the 2006 Music Industry Trusts’ Award.
The award will be presented in recognition of Goldsmith’s 40-years of service in the music industry, including his part in organizing the Live Aid and Live 8 music festivals.
Goldsmith is also recognized for pioneering stadium rock shows, and has worked tirelessly for the Prince’s Trust and the Teenage Cancer Trust, raising millions for the charities.
Goldsmith said in a statement, “I am deeply honoured to be the recipient of this important award from our industry. Although this is the 40th Year of my being in the business I still feel young enough to be inspired by the great talent that constantly emerges, and every day offers a new great challenge.”
The award will be presented to Goldsmith at the 15th annual Accenture Media & Entertainment ceremony set for October 30th in London.
David Munns, Chairman of the award committee, praised Goldsmith’s career: “Harvey Goldsmith has been part of the fabric of the British entertainment industry for over 40 years. His passion, enthusiasm and energy for producing great music events is as strong as ever, so is his voice! Harvey has consistently set the bar high for other music event producers to follow. His contribution to the music industry and the good causes it supports makes him a distinguished 15th recipient of the Music Industry Trusts’ Award.” –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers