Adele wins top honour at BMI London Awards
Singer Adele took top honours at the BMI London Awards on Tuesday after her hit Rolling In The Deep was named Song of the Year.
The track, written by Adele and her collaborator Paul Epworth, was recognised by Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI) for its airplay success after notching up two million performances since its release.
Dwina Gibb, the widow of late Bee Gees singer Robin, attended the ceremony at the Dorchester Hotel in the capital to pick up trophies on behalf of his band.
The disco group was honoured for three million plays of Stayin' Alive and five million plays of How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.
Talk Talk frontman Mark Hollis was also feted for his track It's My Life, which has received three million plays since its release in 1984.