'I don’t know if people will hate me for saying this, but...'
John Lennon's widow was hospitalised after suffering from 'flu-like symptoms'
Rumours claimed the musician had suffered a stroke
Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore presents Ono with the honour on the eve of her 83rd birthday
Ono will collect award on the eve of her 83rd birthday
Lennon and Bowie worked together in 1975 for 'Fame'
The Christmas 7" will be available on December 11
Ono is looking to gather between 6,000 and 10,000 people in Central Park, New York on October 6
Album will be released in January 2016
Singer wrote open letter asking critics to 'let me be free'