Barry Gibb to receive 'Lifetime Achievement Award'

London, May 30 (ANI): Barry Gibb will be honoured with a life time achievement award for the long and outstanding career of his band 'Bee Gees', at the 'O2 Silver Clef Awards' next month.

Barry, who is the last surviving Gibb brother, will be celebrated at the ceremony, for a career in which he and his group sold more 220 million albums, the Sky News reported.

A successful songwriter and producer, Barry, has worked with artists such as Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, and Dionne Warwick and also gave the title track for the film Grease.

His new award is officially known as 'the Sony Mobile lifetime achievement award'.

He and the 'Bee Gees' also won a special achievement award at the Silver Clefs, which raise money for music therapy charity 'Nordoff Robbins' in 1993.

Barry told the publication that he feels honoured to be chosen for the prestigious award.

He added that music has played an important role in his life for over 50 years and appreciated Nordoff Robbins, for using music to transform other people's lives.

Barry lost his brother and band fellow, Robin Gibb last year, nine years after the third member of the trio, Maurice Gibb died. (ANI)


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