UMG's Lucian Grainge To Receive Creative Fusion Award For U.K.-California Relations
March 6, 2015 at 3:46 PM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE will receive the 2015 CREATIVE FUSION AWARD at the BRITWEEK UKTI BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARDS next month.
The competition, which is open for nominations until midnight (PST) on MARCH 6th, was created to celebrate ‘the unique and pivotal business relationship between the U.K. and CALIFORNIA. The winning companies are recognized for their innovations in design, technology, services or social impact’.
The CREATIVE FUSION AWARD recognises an individual who "exemplifies the special creative relationship between the U.K. and CALIFORNIA, and whose creative talents and business acumen have had a profound impact on the way we live, work, and play."
Previous recipients include SIMON COWELL and PAUL OAKENFOLD.
“I am honored to except the 2015 CREATIVE FUSION AWARD,” said GRAINGE. “ANGLO-AMERICAN partnerships are responsible for some of the most influential and successful music and other forms of creative expression the world has ever known. I am delighted to champion that unique bond between the U.K. and U.S.”
GRAINGE will be presented with the honor at the BRITWEEK UKTI BUSINESS INNOVATIONS AWARD DINNER at THE FOUR SEASONS HOTEL in BEVERLY HILLS on APRIL 23rd.