THE FAME GAME

Madonna, U2, Queen - but what the hell is Robbie Williams doing in there?...

ROBBIE WILLIAMS, MADONNA, U2 and QUEEN were among the stars who turned up to be inducted into the UK MUSIC HALL OF FAME at a glittering ceremony in east LONDON last night (November 11).

One act had been chosen by TV viewers of a Channel 4 programme to represent each decade since the 1950s.

The 90s were represented by Robbie Williams , the 80s by The Darkness, the 70s by Queen, the 60s by The Rolling Stones and the 50s by [/a].

U2 frontman Bono and Madonna

were at the ceremony at the Hackney Empire to pick up honorary awards, which were also awarded to The Beatles, [a] and [/a].

Madonna was presented with her award by artist Tracey Emin Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and designer Stella McCartney put together a video tribute to the 46-year-old performer which saw them wear some of her most famous outfits, reports the BBC.

Paltrow wore a gold conical bodice and had her hair scooped to the top of her head, while McCartney donned a raspberry pink dress.

The pair sat on a bed with bare-chested men perched at the end, with Paltrow saying: “She’s made it okay to be sexual as a woman.”

Madonna said: “It means a lot to me that so many nice things have been said about me and that I have been voted into the UK Hall of Fame.”

Bono was there to pick up U2‘s award from Dennis Hopper, while [a]’s ex-wife Priscilla picked up his gong. Queen pair Brian May and Roger Taylor were presented with their award by the band’s number one fan [/a]’s Justin Hawkins.

Also on hand to accept awards were [a]’s widow Rita and The Rolling Stones‘s Ronnie Wood. Ironically, although they were the nomination for the 60s, Wood didn’t join the band until 1975.