Mojo Honours List 2009

11 Jun

Well, It was the Mojo awards last night and as usual the recipients were a varied but deserving lot. I’m particularly pleased The Zombies ‘Oddesey and Oracle’ got an award, whilst it was no surprise to see Fleet Foxes, Elbow and White Lies take awards home. Below is a complete list of winners.

The MOJO Breakthrough Award
Presenter: New Order
Winner: White Lies

The MOJO Inspiration Award (sponsored by HMV)
Presenter: Terry Hall
Winner: Blur

The MOJO Best Album (sponsored by Ford Transit)
Presenter: Sir Peter Blake
Winner: Paul Weller

The MOJO Classic Album Award
Presenter: Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys
Winner: The Zombies – Odessey & Oracle

MOJO Vision Award
Presenter: Buzzcocks
Winner: Joy Division (documentary by Grant Gee/Jon Savage)

The MOJO Maverick Award
Presenter: Duff McKagan
Winner: Manic Street Preachers

The MOJO Hero Award
Presenter: The Bad Seeds
Winner: The Pretty Things

The MOJO Icon Award (sponsored by EMI Music Catalogue Marketing)
Winner: Phil Lynott – collected by Scott Gorham

The MOJO Outstanding Contribution To Music Award
Presenter: Mark Knopfler
Winner: Joe Brown

The MOJO Roots Award
Presenter: Judy Collins
Winner: Topic Records, celebrating 70 years
Collected by: Shirley Collins, Martin Carthy and Tony Engle

MOJO Catalogue Release Of The Year (presented by HMV)
Presenter: Tony Allen
Winner: Miles Davis – Kind Of Blue 50th Anniversary Edition collected by Erin Davis (Miles’ son)

MOJO Medal
Presenter: Yusuf Islam
Winner: Chris Blackwell/Island Records

The MOJO Best Compilation Award
Presenter: Corinne Bailey Rae
Winner: Take Me To The River – The Southern Soul Story (Kent)
Collected by: Stax/Atlantic legend William Bell

The MOJO Best Live Act (sponsored by José Cuervo)
Presenter: Bert Jansch
Winner: Fleet Foxes

The MOJO Song Of The Year
Presenter: John Cale
Winner: Elbow – One Day Like This

MOJO Classic Songwriter
Presenter: Bernard Butler
Winner: Johnny Marr

The MOJO Hall Of Fame (sponsored by Universal Catalogue Marketing)
Presenter: Joe Elliott
Winner: Mott The Hoople

The MOJO Les Paul Award (sponsored by Gibson Guitars)
Presenter: Jeff Beck
Winner: Billy Gibbons

The MOJO Lifetime Achievement Award (sponsored by Sony Music)
Winner: Yoko Ono


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