Dizzee Rascal has been named a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) as a part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours, because the BBC experiences. The grime pioneer has been made an MBE for his companies to music. (“Lovely stuff,” he wrote on Instagram.) Electric Light Orchestra co-founder Jeff Lynne will even be made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). “I’m extraordinarily humbled and grateful to be awarded this honour for my companies to music. To be recognised for my work is a unprecedented privilege,” he wrote on his Instagram account.
Final 12 months, M.I.A. was made an MBE, whereas Elvis Costello was named an OBE. Dizzee Rascal’s new album E3 AF is due out October 30.