Rick Wakeman wins Live Event at the 2014 Progressive Music Awards

Rick Wakeman

The 2018 Progressive Music Awards are just two days away now, so we continue our look back at past awards nights with Rick Wakeman, in usual tongue-in-cheek form as he accepted the Live Event (as it was back then) for his 40th anniversary tour of Journey To The Centre Of The Earth.

This year's awards take place next Thursday in an event hosted by top comedian and prog fan Al Murray and at which Rick's old Yes cohort, guitarist Steve Howe will be honoured as this year's Prog God.

A record number of you voted this year - for which we thank you most graciously. You'll be able to watch this year's ceremony live on the Prog Facebook page. We'll be revealing all the details nearer the time. But for now, sit back and the brazen but good-natured cheek of Uncle Rick...