Jamal Edwards to receive the Posthumous Music Industry Credibility Award
The late SBTV founder Jamal Edwards, who passed away in February, will be this year’s recipient of the award following his tragic death in February, aged just 31.
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Jamal Edwards, widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in British music, will be the recipient of this year’s Music Industry Trust Award.
The businessman, who founded the music platform SBTV in 2006, passed away on February 20 from a heart attack at the age of 31.
The MITS Awards will honor Edwards’ significant contributions to the UK’s music business, with the goal of each year presenting a fellow lauded for their achievements in the industry.
Edwards has helped launch the wildly successful careers of homegrown talents to global superstars – from Dave, Ed Sheeran, Jessie J and many more – through his SBTV YouTube channel.
His background also played a part in helping launch rockets to an international audience, as at the age of 24, Edwards was recognized for his exploits when he was awarded the MBE in 2014.
His list of accomplishments extends to his successful work as an author, entrepreneur, designer, and philanthropist.
Edwards’ family hopes to continue his legacy of providing a voice for all, as Brenda Edwards, mother and board member of Loose Women, announced on Instagram recently about the established the Jamal Edwards Self Belief Trust.
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In the post’s caption, Ms Edwards said that The Trust was established “with the goal of supporting the causes that matter most to Jamal”, which includes “three important interrelated areas” such as addressing homelessness, mental health problems and providing life skills to young people.
The Edwards family will accept the MITS award after it is presented at a gala ceremony taking place at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on November 7, 2022.
The Music Industry Trusts Awards will further support two charities, Nordoff Robbins and The BRIT Trust, and have so far raised more than £7 million over 30 years in vital support of their activities. charity organization.
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