Official Prog Award Winners Revealed

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Official Prog Award Winners Revealed
The 2013 Progressive Music Awards took place in London's Kew Gardens on Monday night, with the biggest names in prog in attendance. The big winner of the evening was Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson, who won the esteemed Prog God award. Hawkwind co-founder Dave Brock won the Lifetime Achievement award, and Porcupine Tree mainman Steven Wilson won the Best Album award for his solo record "The Raven That Refused to Sing (and Other Stories)." The audience were treated to a live unplugged performance from Steve Hackett, who later won an award for Best Event. See the full Prog Awards results here (via Prog): Limelight Sound of Contact Breakthrough Big Big Train Anthem Von Hertzen Brothers, Flowers and Rust Event Steve Hackett, Genesis Revisited at Hammersmith Apollo Band of the Year Marillion Album Steven Wilson "The Raven That Refused to Sing (and Other Stories)" Grand Design Family Box Set Virtuoso Mike Portnoy Visionary Steve Hillage Guiding Light Thomas Waber, founder of InsideOut Lifetime Achievement Dave Brock Prog God Ian Anderson Do you agree with the award results? Which Prog legend would you give an award to? Let us know in the comments.
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