Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith at the O2 Silver Clef Awards

O2 Silver Clef Awards – the winners since 1976

Silver Clef Award (for outstanding contribution to UK music)

2019 – Ed Sheeran
2018 – Roger Waters
2017 – Dame Shirley Bassey
2016 – Lionel Richie
2015 – Iron Maiden
2014 – Jimmy Page
2013 – The Clash
2012 – Kylie Minogue (Honorary 25th Anniversary Award)
2011 – Annie Lennox
2010 – Muse
2009 – Take That
2008 – Oasis
2007 – Paul Weller
2006 – Ozzy Osbourne & Sharon Osbourne
2005 – The Who (30th Anniversary Award)
2004 – Morrissey
2003 – Coldplay
2002 – Dido
2001 – Tom Jones
2000 – Eurythmics
1999 – M People
1998 – Jamiroquai
1997 – Elvis Costello
1996 – Wet Wet Wet
1995 – Take That
1994 – Sting
1993 – Eric Clapton
1992 – Def Leppard
1991 – Rod Stewart
1990 – Robert Plant
1989 – George Michael
1988 – Paul McCartney
1987 – David Bowie
1986 – Phil Collins
1985 – Dire Straits
1984 – Queen
1983 – Eric Clapton
1982 – The Rolling Stones
1981 – Status Quo
1980 – Pink Floyd
1979 – Elton John
1978 – Cliff Richard & The Shadows
1977 – Genesis
1976 – The Who

Outstanding Achievement Award

2019 – Bernard Sumner
2018 – Robert Plant
2017 – Blondie
2016 – Patti Smith
2015 – Duran Duran
2014 – Sir Tom Jones
2013 – Barry Gibb
2012 – Andrew Lloyd Webber
2011 – Status Quo
2010 – Tony Bennett
2007 – Clive Robbins (founder of Nordoff Robbins)
2006 – The Eagles
2005 – U2

Best Newcomer Award

2019 – Mabel (singer)
2018 – Jorja Smith
2017 – Anne-Marie
2016 – Jess Glynne
2015 – James Bay
2014 – Laura Mvula
2013 – Jessie Ware
2012 – Conor Maynard
2011 – Tinie Tempah
2010 – JLS
2009 – La Roux
2008 – Amy Macdonald
2007 – Paolo Nutini
2006 – Editors
2005 – McFly (pop)
2005 – Razorlight (rock)
2004 – Jamie Cullum
2003 – Ms Dynamite
2002 – Blue
2001 – Craig David
2000 – Five
1999 – Another Level
1998 – Robbie Williams
1997 – Kula Shaker
1996 – Supergrass
1995 – Eternal
1994 – Dina Carroll
1993 – Take That
1992 – Right Said Fred
1991 – James
1990 – Lisa Stansfield
1989 – Fairground Attraction
1988 – Wet Wet Wet
1987 – Pet Shop Boys
1986 – Curiosity Killed The Cat

International Award

2019 – The Black Eyed Peas
2018 – The Script
2017 – Nile Rodgers
2016 – Hozier
2015 – Gladys Knight
2014 – Pharrell Williams
2013 – Vampire Weekend
2012 – Michael BublĂ©
2011 – Swedish House Mafia
2010 – Kelis
2009 – Brian Wilson
2008 – Meat Loaf
2007 – John Legend
2006 – Foo Fighters
2005 – Bob Geldof
2004 – George Benson
2003 – Bon Jovi
2002 – Natalie Imbruglia
2001 – Kylie Minogue
2000 – Ronan Keating
1999 – The Corrs
1998 – Chris de Burgh
1997 – Vanessa Mae
1996 – AC/DC
1995 – Bryan Adams
1994 – Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
1993 – U2
1992 – INXS

Classical Award

2019 – Sheku Kanneh-Mason
2018 – Alfie Boe & Michael Ball
2017 – Alexander Armstrong
2016 – Andre Rieu
2015 – Il Divo
2014 – Gareth Malone
2013 – Alison Balsom
2012 – Laura Wright
2011 – Alfie Boe
2010 – Russell Watson
2009 – Faryl Smith
2008 – Nicola Benedetti
2007 – Andrea Bocelli
2005 – Katherine Jenkins

Icon Award

2018 – Stereophonics
2017 – Phil Collins
2016 – Jeff Lynne
2015 – Primal Scream
2014 – Chas & Dave
2013 – Alison Moyet
2012 – Fatboy Slim
2011 – Liza Minnelli
2010 – Dame Vera Lynn
2009 – Madness
2008 – Squeeze
2007 – Rod Stewart
1999 – Madness
1998 – Sir Cliff Richard

Best Female Award

2019 – Dua Lipa
2018 – Ellie Goulding
2017 – Emeli Sande
2016 – Florence Welch
2015 – Rita Ora

Best Male Award

2019 – Sam Smith
2018 – George Ezra
2016 – Olly Murs
2015 – Jake Bugg

Best Group Award

2019 – Years and Years
2018 – Bastille
2017 – Mumford & Sons
2016 – Massive Attack
2015 – Kasabian

Innovation Award

2019 – The Chemical Brothers
2018 – Rudimental
2017 – Pete Tong
2016 – Craig David
2015 – Mark Ronson
2014 – Giorgio Moroder
2013 – Labrinth
2012 – Emeli SandĂ©
2011 – McFly
2010 – Dizzee Rascal
2009 – N-Dubz
2008 – Estelle

Best Live Act (Voted for by the Public)

2018 – Harry Styles
2017 – Little Mix
2015 – Arctic Monkeys
2014 – Justin Timberlake
2013 – One Direction
2012 – McFly
2011 – Sir Paul McCartney

Ambassadors of Rock Award

2014 – Black Sabbath
2013 – Ray Davies
2012 – Manic Street Preachers
2011 – Arcade Fire
2010 – Slash
2009 – Queen
2008 – Bryan Adams
2007 – Bryan Ferry

Best British Act Award

2014 – Paloma Faith
2013 – Coldplay
2012 – Jessie J
2011 – Biffy Clyro
2010 – Scouting For Girls
2009 – Stereophonics
2008 – The Fratellis
2007 – Snow Patrol
2006 – Kaiser Chiefs

DISCRETIONARY AWARDS

World Peace Award

1997 – John Lennon (posthumous)

Special Achievement Award

2006 – Gary Farrow
2005 – The Who
2004 – Iron Maiden
2003 – Ray Davies
2002 – Lulu
2001 – Leiber & Stoller
2000 – Burt Bacharach & Hal David
1999 – Pete King
1998 – Deep Purple
1997 – Chris Barber
1995 – George Martin
1993 – The Bee Gees
1992 – Alan Freeman

Heart Record/ Artist of the Year Award

2007 – The Feeling
2006 – Girls Aloud
2005 – Natasha Bedingfield (female)
2005 – Lemar (male)
2004 – Will Young
2003 – Atomic Kitten