Simon Fuller Managed, Annie Lennox, Receives OBE for Outstanding Contribution Towards the Fight Against AIDs

By Xix Entertainment, PRNE
Monday, June 27, 2011

LONDON, June 28, 2011 -


Today, 28 June 2011, Annie Lennox receives an OBE for her
outstanding contribution towards the AIDs effort in the developing
world. The pop star, managed by href="">Simon Fuller at XIX
Entertainment, will collect the OBE at London’s Buckingham Palace,
presented by the Queen. This honour comes after the star’s tireless
campaigning on behalf of AIDs and HIV victims across
poverty-stricken areas, with a particular focus on women and
children across Africa. Simon Fuller, Annie Lennox’s manager

I am delighted that Annie has been recognized for her
humanitarian work in this way. She’s a remarkable and dedicated
woman who has inspired people from all generations and from all
corners of the world. Her achievements in music have made her one
of the greatest singers of all time and I am proud to have worked
with her for these last twenty years.

The former Eurythmics singer precedes a group of personalities
across the entertainment and sporting worlds who will also receive
OBEs from the Queen today at Buckingham Palace. Lennox, 56, is no
stranger to awards and honours, having been commended numerous
times by the music industry in the form of Grammys, Brits and
Golden Globes. She now splits her time between music and
humanitarian work. The investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace
today lauds Lennox’s dedication and commitment to the struggle
against AIDs.

Simon Fuller is one of the most dynamic and influential men in
the entertainment business. Champion creator of the TV shows that
define our generation and sculpt the future of our entertainment
industry, Fuller’s XIX Entertainment has made him the most
significant manager of all time. With fingers in the media, music
and sport spheres and with big names like The Spice Girls, David
, Andy Murray, Annie Lennox and Cathy Dennis in his arsenal,
it’s no wonder iTunes have hailed Simon Fuller as the king of the
digital revolution.

Fuller is a man who’s reputation precedes him. Creator of the
world famous Idol franchise, which has over 100 versions worldwide
and the basis of our current and future pop culture, he is also the
co-creator and executive producer of the Fox TV reality show, So
you think you can dance,
as well as successfully introducing
Little Britain to the states. In 2010 Simon Fuller was
announced as Executive Producer of Bel Ami, a new movie starring
Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Christina Ricca and Kristen Scott
, which is set for 2011 release.

Contacts: XIX Entertainment
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