Elbow Win South Bank Show Award

Elbow have won the South Bank Show's pop gong at their annual awards ceremony in London, beating competition from Laura Marling and Estelle. The cross-genre awards also recognised classical pianist Alfred Brendel and the English National Opera. Theatre Producer Cameron Mackintosh, who does mostly musical theatre, really, got an outstanding achievement award.

Non-music related winners on the night included the Donmar Warehouse for a revival of 'Othello', and urban artist Mohammed Ali, who got the diversity award. Entertainment on the night came from the likes of Michael Ball, Razorlight and Nigel Kennedy. The awards will be broadcast on ITV1 on 28 Jan.

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