The Clash to Receive the Silver Clef Award; Ray Davies Gets Ambassador of Rock

Mick Jones of the Clash
Nordoff Robbins has announced three more award winners for this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards.

One of the UK's most influential bands, The Clash, are to receive the O2 Silver Clef Award, New York's phenomenal four-piece, Vampire Weekend, are to receive the Raymond Weil Best International Award and Ray Davies, who started his legendary career in the 1960s, writing some of the decade's best-loved songs, will receive the Hard Rock Cafe Ambassador of Rock Award.

The star-studded event, in support of music charity Nordoff Robbins, a favourite charity of the music industry, will take place on Friday 28 June 2013 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

Mick Jones from The Clash commented "To be given the O2 Silver Clef Award from Nordoff Robbins is a real honor. Nordoff Robbins do great work and it feels special to be recognized at the O2 Silver Clef Awards."

Vampire Weekend singer and guitarist Ezra Koenig said, "We are very happy to have been picked for this award. Thank you."

Ray Davies
Ray Davies said: 'Thank you Nordoff Robbins, to be named your Hard Rock Cafe Ambassador of Rock is fantastic. The work you do is amazing and this is a real honor."

Music charity Nordoff Robbins uses music to transform the lives of people of all ages all over the UK. Supported heavily by the music industry, where they are the charity of choice at the BRITs and the MITs, Nordoff Robbins provide over 50,000 music therapy sessions annually in a variety of settings across the UK including schools, day centres, hospitals and care homes, in addition to their main centre and units.

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