Simon Cowell, 2015
Simon Cowell, record company executive, television and film producer and global TV icon, was honoured on Monday 3 November 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.
The evening was hosted by Jo Whiley and 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.