London-basically based solely artist supervisor Colin Lester has been made an Officer of the Most Ultimate Show of the British Empire (OBE) within the Queen’s Recent Years Honours List.
The OBE is a British record of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the humanities and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public provider outdoors the civil provider.
Lester, who’s the founder and CEO of JEM Artists has bought the honor in recognition of his services and products to the tune industry and to charity.
Craig David, the UK artist Lester has represented as supervisor for over two a protracted time, has additionally been honoured in this year’s record with an MBE for services and products to British tune.
Colin Lester started his profession as a musician within the uninteresting 1970s earlier than making the stir into artist management.
In 1994 he launched Flora and fauna Leisure, which represented such artists as The Mark Recent Heavies, Travis and the Arctic Monkeys earlier than launching a impress, Wildstar Records, which launched Craig David’s debut album Born to Stop It and done sales in intention over 13m copies.
In October 2008 Lester launched a brand current company, CLM Leisure, whereas in 2010 he became CEO of Twenty First Artists, the management company owned by Standard Song Team.
JEM Artists used to be launched in 2015 and represents a roster of internationally a hit artists, songwriters and producers including Craig David.
Colin Lester stated: “I be pleased spent my total legitimate profession within the tune industry and I’ve by no come had to work a day in my lifestyles. To be known with an OBE is a colossal honour and I would desire to dedicate it to my family, the total artists I be pleased had the privilege to record and the kindly charities I am proud to augment.”
“I be pleased spent my total legitimate profession within the tune industry and I’ve by no come had to work a day in my lifestyles.”
Other tune industry figures named within the Queen’s Recent Years Honours List consist of Steven Kapur – additionally identified as Apache Indian – who receives an MBE for services and products to tune and to formative years.
Yasin El Ashrafi, the founding father of HQ Recording Studio in Leicester, is awarded an MBE for services and products to formative years, tune and mentoring.Song Switch Worldwide