Singer Annie Lennox was accustomed by Queen Elizabeth II on Friday for her alms work, accepting an accolade for her role as an agent with Oxfam.The above affiliate of the Eurythmics, acclaimed for songs such as "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" and abandoned hits including "Walking on Broken Glass," was accustomed for her assignment angry AIDS and abjection in Africa.Lennox is one of 997 bodies on the 2011 New Year Honors List, which is appear every Dec. 31 and recognizes outstanding accomplishment and service. Other big names on the account accommodate actors David Suchet, accepted for his assuming of Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot, and Sheila Hancock, a acclaimed face on British date and screen.
Both accustomed a CBE, which stands for Commander of the Order of the British Empire, the accomplished account beneath a charlatan or dame.A CBE additionally went to Trevor Horn, the almanac ambassador abaft some of pop music's better hits from the 1970s to the present day. His all-encompassing discography ranges from "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles, "Relax" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood, and Band Aid's "Do They Know it's Christmas?" to Seal's "Kiss from a Rose" and albums from Charlotte Church and John Legend. Fashion artist Katherine Hamnett, acclaimed for her 1980s byword T-shirts with phrases such as "Choose Life" and "Stay Alive in 85," additionally accustomed a CBE.The co-founders of Lush Cosmetics, Margaret and Mark Constantine, accustomed OBEs, which stands for Order of the British Empire, the next-highest honor. Their business began in a afford in their garden and has back developed to become a able-bodied accepted cast with added than 600 food in 43 countries.Far from actuality big names, 74% of the recipients are bounded heroes, accustomed for outstanding assignment in their communities.
They accommodate a beekeeper, a active adviser for bodies with appropriate needs, an equine physiotherapist, and a woman who has accomplished girl's contest for 60 years.The bridgemaster at London's Tower Bridge, Erick Sutherns, accustomed an MBE, or Affiliate of the Order of the British Empire. An MBE additionally went to John Mackay, who has formed as a postman for 44 years in Caithness, declared as one of the best arduous commitment routes in the Highlands of Scotland.A founding affiliate of the aboriginal gay men's soccer aggregation in Britain additionally accustomed an MBE. Aslie Pitter was accustomed for authoritative an astronomic appulse in arrest homophobia through sports in his role at the club.Golfer Graeme McDowell, the 2010 U.S. Open champ and affiliate of the arrive European Ryder Cup Team, accustomed an MBE. Above World Cup-winning rugby amateur Mike Catt, now a rugby coach, accustomed an OBE.
Among those accepting the accomplished account of a courage was Martin Broughton, administrator of British Airways, accustomed as an outstanding business baton with a able clue almanac of account to the added community.Women accomplish up 45% of the absolute recipients on this year's list. They will accept their awards from the queen at ceremonies appointed throughout the advancing year.