Kate Bush scoops South Bank award
Reclusive singer Kate Bush pipped Adele to a prestigious prize after her latest album was recognised at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards.
50 Words For Snow won the Pop Award at the central London ceremony, beating Adele's Grammy-winning bestseller 21 and PJ Harvey's Let England Shake which was also nominated.
It is Kate's first set of completely new songs since 2005 when she released Aerial.
The awards at the Dorchester Hotel, on Park Lane, also saw wins for BBC1's Sherlock, Channel 4's Fresh Meat and the musical Matilda.
The show, adapted from Roald Dahl's book and with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, scooped the Theatre award to go with the seven gongs it picked up at the Olivier... read more
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