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Take That win 'most played' gong

Published 18/06/2010 | 11:26

Take That won an award for most played artists
Take That won an award for most played artists

Take That scooped an award at a ceremony to event to honour the cream of commercial radio.

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The band won the award for most played artists on commercial radio for the third year running.

Absolute Radio host Geoff Lloyd was named presenter of the year at the annual Arqiva Awards.

The broadcaster, who presents the afternoon show, won the top presenting prize for stations with a million-plus audience.

Presenter Nick Ferrari celebrated a double win, taking the honours for top breakfast show and picking up the Gold Award for his outstanding contribution over the past year.

Ferrari, rewarded for his show on London station LBC 97.3, was described by Arqiva's director of radio Paul Eaton as "a sparkling jewel in commercial radio's crown".

Absolute landed a further prize when station boss Clive Dickens was named programmer of the year at the London event hosted by the station's presenter Christian O'Connell.

The awards, in their 15th year, are organised by RadioCentre, the industry body for commercial radio.

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