October 30, 2007 06:12:51 GMT
Starting off her career while teens, now 39 year-old Kylie Minogue is honored in London for her continuous contribution to music industry.
20 years since she set off her career in music industry, Kylie Minogue is honored with a prestigious British awards. The Australian singer is presented the Music Industry Trust in "recognition of her universally acclaimed status as an icon of pop and style achieved over a 20-year career, which has seen her reinvent, experiment and inspire".
"There is no doubt that of our 15 award recipients to date, Kylie is by far the most glamorous," David Munns, chairman of the awards committee, said. "She deserves this award for her success over 20 years, staying at the top in one of the toughest professions and inspiring millions with her grace, dignity and humanity."
Upon receiving her award, Kylie said, "It is an incredible honor to be the recipient of this year's Music Industry Trust's Award and I am truly thrilled to be recognized in this way."
The 39-year-old singer took the honor at a lavish London ceremony that accommodate 1,200 guests on Monday, October 29. Previous honorees include Elton John and Peter Gabriel.
Kylie will release her tenth studio album 'X' on November 26 and February 12 in U.K. and U.S. respectively.