Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee, 2019

Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee, co-founders of legendary music management company Modest! Management, tonight became the first music managers to receive the highly prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award. Richard and Harry have between them spearheaded the careers of many successful artists across a four-decade timespan.

The annual awards dinner was hosted by pop music’s favourite couple Rochelle and Marvin Humes, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, with legendary British film maker Richard Curtis presenting the award. During the evening, the audience enjoyed performances by Katherine Jenkins, Alexis Ffrench, Niall Horan, Olly Murs and Alison Moyet, who are all represented by Modest!. Niall Horan sang his latest single, “Nice To Meet Ya”, followed by a stand-out performance of his biggest hit, “Slow Hands”, with fellow X-Factor alumni and pop sensation Olly Murs.

Niall and Olly
rochelle and marvin
katherine jenkins
Alexis Ffrench
MITS Grosvenor
Peter Leathem

“Together, they are an inimitable music powerhouse. Since the ’70s and across label and management roles, they have supported some of the biggest cultural phenomena the world has ever known.”

Peter Leathem, CEO, PPL