Annie Lennox to be honoured with Silver Clef award

Eurythmics singer praised for her 'global influence'

Annie Lennox has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Silver Clef award in recognition for her outstanding contribution in music.

The Eurythmics singer will be presented with the honour at the Nordoff Robbins luncheon at London‘s Hilton hotel on July 1, reports BBC News.

Lennox paid tribute to the charity, saying she was a “firm believer” in it, while chairman David Munns called her “an outstanding musician and philanthropist” who’s “influence has been felt globally.”

Previous winners of the Silver Clef award include Paul McCartney and David Bowie.