Awards And Other Honors

Awards And Other Honors Received By Morrissey

Morrissey By Argyris Kravaritis

The Awards And Other Honors section features news and information relating to awards and other honors received by Morrissey.

Morrissey's Kiss Me A Lot is Virgin Radio Italy's Song Of The Week


31 October 2014

Morrissey's "Kiss Me A Lot" is Virgin Radio Italy's Song Of The Week.

A paperback edition of Morrissey's Autobiography will be published by Penguin Classics in the US on 4 November 2014


30 October 2014

A paperback edition of Morrissey's Autobiography will be published by Penguin Classics in the US on 4 November 2014.

PETA have launched the 2013 edition of their postage stamps featuring the faces of famous vegetarians/vegans including Morrissey

21 November 2013

PETA have launched the 2013 edition of their 46c postage stamps, each of which features the face of a famous vegetarian/vegan, one of whom is Morrissey. The stamps are available from today, 21 November. View the stamps at:
peta.vg/1cyl

This is how bacon is made:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T48yOYjz5sk

Press release: Autobiography by Morrissey, Special Hardback Edition to be published by Penguin Classics on 5 December 2013

14 November 2013

Press release: Autobiography by Morrissey, Special Hardback Edition to be published by Penguin Classics on 5 December 2013

Autobiography Morrissey Special Hardback Release

Press release: Autobiography

3 October 2013

Press Release For Autobiography

On 17 October 2013, Penguin Classics will publish Autobiography by Morrissey.

Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in three different decades.

Achieving eleven Top 10 albums (plus nine with the Smiths), his songs have been recorded by David Bowie, Nancy Sinatra, Marianne Faithfull, Chrissie Hynde, Thelma Houston, My Chemical Romance and Christy Moore, amongst others.

An animal protectionist, in 2006 Morrissey was voted the second greatest living British icon by viewers of the BBC, losing out to Sir David Attenborough. In 2007 Morrissey was voted the greatest northern male, past or present, in a nationwide newspaper poll. In 2012, Morrissey was awarded the Keys to the City of Tel-Aviv.

It has been said 'Most pop stars have to be dead before they reach the iconic status that Morrissey has reached in his lifetime.'

Penguin Classics will publish in the UK & Commonwealth and Europe.

Press contact: Rosie Glaisher, 020 7010 3150, rosie.glaisher@uk.penguingroup.com

Irish Blood, English Heart is listed as one of BBC Radio 6 Music's 100 Greatest Hits

23 January 2013

Morrissey's 2004 single "Irish Blood, English Heart" is listed as one of BBC Radio 6 Music's 100 Greatest Hits.

According to the BBC website, the 100 songs were selected by BBC Radio 6 Music staff and presenters.

Voting is open, at the BBC website, for people's favorite songs on the list.

Please visit www.bbc.co.uk/6music/vote/100-greatest-hits/ for details of how to vote for "Irish Blood, English Heart".

Please note that voting will close at 7:00 p.m. (GMT) on Friday 25 January.

BBC Radio 6 Music will count down the 100 Greatest Hits on Friday 1 February.

Best Of 2012 lists feature Morrissey's shows in Santiago, Lima, Jakarta, and Istanbul

16 January 2013

The Chilean music website Rock N Vivo has listed Morrissey's show at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile, on 26 February 2012 as the first of the 12 Best Concerts Of 2012.

El Búho, a columnist for the Peruvian newspaper Trome, has ranked Morrissey's show at the Jockey Club, Lima, Peru, on 14 March 2012 as the Best Rock Concert Of The Year.

The Indonesian music website Svana Paper has named Morrissey Live In Jakarta, at the Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia, on 10 May 2012 as the Best Live Act Of 2012.

Readers of the Turkish arts and culture magazine Bant Mag have voted Morrissey's show at the Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Theater, Istanbul, Turkey, on 19 July 2012 as the Best Concert Of The Year.

Singapore Straits Times Newspaper has voted Morrissey's 2012 show as the Best Concert Of The Year

5 January 2013

Singapore Straits Times Newspaper has voted Morrissey's 2012 show as the Best Concert Of The Year. Lady Gaga was voted the third best.

Morrissey granted the Keys to the City by the mayor of Tel-Aviv; ticket sales information

22 July 2012

On July 21st in Israel Morrissey was granted the Keys to the City by the mayor of Tel-Aviv. This is a very rare accolade and Morrissey told Israeli television reporters that he is "delighted to be honored and recognized," and he vowed to always do his best for the city of Tel-Aviv. It is the very first of such honors that Morrissey has received.
Morrissey played to a sold-out crowd of more than 5,000 that evening at Bitan 1.
In terms of ticket sales Morrissey's current tour of Europe and Asia has proven to be the most successful of his entire career.
The final ticket count for Morrissey's show at Bitan 1, at 5,900, out-sold recent shows by both Bruce Springsteen and Madonna. Promoters for Bitan 1 say that the Morrissey show was the fastest selling Tel-Aviv concert of this year so far. Morrissey remains without a recording contract.

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