- Title: Black Eyed Peas and The Script praise women at Music Industry Trusts Awards
- Date: 5th November 2018
- Summary: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (NOVEMBER 5, 2018) (REUTERS) ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** VARIOUS OF EMMA BANKS (SOUNDBITE) (English) EMMA BANKS, 2018 MUSIC INDUSTRY TRUSTS AWARD WINNER, SAYING: "I mean it's incredible to get an honour like this from your peers. The fact that we're raising so much money for two amazing charities (BRIT Trust and Nordoff Robbins) both of which I support. I think first female executive, the first agent to get it as well is pretty special. So, I feel like I'm up here for all the women, that, you know, we're twenty-seven years it took sixteen years before Kylie (Minogue) got honoured at this award, she was the first. And I'm very, very happy and proud to be the third and I know that there's now going to be way more." VARIOUS OF BLACK EYED PEAS BANDMEMBERS APL.DE.AP [LEFTY] AND TABOO [RIGHT] PHOTOGRAPHERS BLACK EYED PEAS BANDMEMBERS TALKING TO JOURNALISTS (SOUNDBITE) (English) BLACK EYED PEAS MEMBER, APL.DE.AP, WHEN ASKED WHAT IT MEANS TO SEE A WOMEN GETTING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARD, SAYING: "Women should have been credited from the get go anyway, you know what I mean. I mean all our mothers you know without, without our mothers we're nothing. You know what I mean, they're the ones who built us as men, as kind human and be powerful, the strength and yo we commend Ms. Banks for using the music platform to make some changes." VARIOUS OF AWARDS HOARDINGS
- Embargoed: 19th November 2018 21:40
- Keywords: Florence Welch Florence and the machine Black Eyed Peas MITS Award 2018 Emma Banks CAA
- Location: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- City: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Music
- Reuters ID: LVA003958D2ZD
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- Story Text: EDITORS NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY. SHOTS 11 & 12 ARE MUTE
Black Eyed Peas bandmembers Apl.De.Ap and Taboo were among stars who came out to honour Emma Banks, recipient of the 2018 Music Industry Trusts Award, on Monday (November 5).
Banks is a talent agent who currently represents artists including Katy Perry, Lorde and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
The agent now joins Kylie Minogue who has previously been given the honour but is only the third female in the events 27 years to win the prestigious award.
"It took sixteen years before Kylie got honoured at this award, she was the first. And I'm very, very happy and proud to be the third and I know that there's now going to be way more," she said.
The event held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London also raised money for music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins and The Brit School, the United Kingdom's leading performing arts school.
Florence Welch, Beth Ditto and The Script bandmembers Danny O'Donoghue and Mark Sheehan also attended.
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