UTA’s Neil Warnock Receives MBE In London

Neil Warnock
– Neil Warnock
Receiving his order of the British Empire from the prince of Wales

As previously reported, UTA’s Global Head Of Touring Neil Warnock has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the UK’s 2019 New Year Honours List, for his services to Music and Charity. The iconic agent received his medal at Buckingham Palace this morning, April 4.

Warnock began his career over five decades ago. He has helped to open up new touring markets in areas such as India and China for international artists, and has been an influential player in expanding the global footprint of the live music business.
He currently represents some of the largest worldwide touring acts including Dolly Parton, Deep Purple, Mariah Carey and David Gilmour.
Warnock has also worked with legendary artists including Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Simon & Garfunkel and Michael Jackson
Among his many achievements are Michael Jackson’s tour stop in India, The Rolling Stones’ tours in South East Asia and Europe, and Pink Floyd’s two world tours, numerous events, including having the band play Russia before the Iron Curtain came down and negotiating for them to play on the Grand Canal opposite St Mark’s Square in Venice.
Warnock has been actively involved with the Nordoff Robbins music charity for 43 years. Warnock sits on the Board as a trustee and is Chairman of Fundraising where he plays a pivotal role on several of the Charity’s key fundraising committees, including the O2 Silver Clef lunch the charity’s annual flagship event which has raised in excess of £20 million ($26 million).
He also leads on the development of the Charity’s awareness campaign “Get Loud” which last year saw 10 high profile shows across the UK raising awareness of the life changing work of Nordoff Robbins.
Warnock chairs The Royal Albert Hall’s 150 anniversary committee, which is going to oversee the iconic venue’s anniversary celebrations in 2021.