The Music Producers Guild will honour renowned producer, musician and songwriter Trevor Horn at its 2014 Awards ceremony by presenting him with the prestigious Award for Outstanding Contribution to UK Music, sponsored by PPL.

One of the UK"s most influential producers of the last 30 years, Trevor Horn has been responsible for numerous hits for artists such as Grace Jones, ABC and Frankie Goes To Hollywood. The award he will receive from the MPG acknowledges those who have made a significant contribution over a long period of time to the success of the UK music recording industry.

Steve Levine, chairman of the Music Producers Guild, says: "I"m thrilled that the MPG is recognising Trevor with this award. I have known Trevor for over 30 years and have always admired his innovative production skills. He has always pioneered the use of new technology and is always happy to exchange and share his knowledge with other producers and with manufactures to help move that technical curve further forward. He is a very worth recipient of this extremely prestigious award."

Trevor Horn will be presented with his award at the MPG’s 2014 Awards Ceremony, which takes place on February 13th at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London.