Simon Cowell is honoured with the music industry trusts award at gala ceremony

Simon Cowell, record company executive, television and film producer and global TV icon, was honoured yesterday evening with the 24th Music Industry Trusts Award (MITS). The Award, presented to him by One Direction, was in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the music and entertainment industry as well as many charitable causes.

Ingenious is delighted to sponsor this charity event which raised over £5 million for two fantastic charities: Nordoff Robbins and The BRIT School.

The evening was hosted by Jo Whiley and more than 1,200 guests were treated to live performances from Il Divo, Labrinth, Leona Lewis and Olly Murs. Oprah Winfrey, Richard Curtis, James Corden, Kevin Spacey, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Little Mix and Ella Henderson were amongst those that paid tribute to Simon.

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