BASCA awards celebrate special contributions in support of songwriters and composers.

PPL congratulates Chairman Fran Nevrkla on the announcement of his being awarded a prestigious Gold Badge Award. The Gold Badge Awards are put together by BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, and the awards ceremony lunch will take place on 17 October 2012 at The Savoy in London.

The Gold Badge Awards celebrate the achievements of an individual who has made a special contribution in support of songwriters and composers. Over the last 38 years the awards have paid tribute to a wide range of music industry professionals, including broadcasters, recording artists, publishers, arrangers, managers, producers and record company executives. Fran will receive his Badge with ten other recipients including Nick Mason.