ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA & Traveling Wilburys star Jeff Lynne is to be awarded the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' (ASCAP) 2009 Golden Note honour.
The revered Brit, who has also produced the Beatles, Roy Orbison and Tom Petty, among others, will become the latest recipient of the ASCAP honour at a ceremony in Los Angeles next month (Apr09).
Previous honorees include Petty, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Garth Brooks.