John Lyndon (aka Johnny Rotten) is to receive a BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) icon award for his contribution to music and fashion around the world. The BMI icon award is given to musicians who have had “a unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers”.
Lyndon is most well-known for being the front-man of the controversial 70’s punk band from London Sex Pistols. The group’s only studio album is their iconic 1977 album “Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols”.
The award will be presented to him on October 15th at a gala in London, England.
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Johnny Rotten is also the vocalist for PiL (Public Image Ltd.) who released “This Is PiL” last year through their own label “Pil Official”.
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