The Forget You singer will also perform at the ceremony, which will take place in Leeds, England.

"I am honoured by this acknowledgement, especially so young in my career," he says. "And it is all the incentive anyone would need to continue doing what I love."

The 41 year old joins former recipients Boyz II Men, Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Simply Red star Mick Hucknall.