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    • Various Awards and Accomplishments of Note:

      In his career, George Martin produced a record-breaking 30 #1 singles and 16 #1 albums in the U.K., as well as 22 #1 singles and 19 #1 albums in North America .

      He a Fellow of the British Royal Academy of Music and has been awarded two Ivor Novello Awards and seven Grammy Awards. He was given the James Joyce Award by the Literary and Historical Society of the University College Dublin (2008). He has also been honored with a Gold Medal for "Services to the Arts" from the World Federation of Authors and Composers, and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for "Services to Film" at Belgium's Flanders Film Festival. He was named the British Phonographic Industry's Man of the Year (1998) after previously winning their award for "Outstanding Contribution" (1984).

      He has received an Honorary Doctorate in Music from Leeds Metropolitan University (2006), an Honorary Degree of Master of Arts from Salford University, England (1992), and an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston (1988).