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Steven Wilson, Caravan & Steve Howe among Progressive Music Award winners

Steve Howe with host Al Murray
(Image credit: Will Ireland)

The 2018 Progressive Music Awards took place at the Underglobe at the world-famous Globe Theatre in London last night.

The seventh annual event celebrated the past 12 months in progressive music and was hosted by comedian Al Murray, with the cream of the prog world gathering for another memorable evening.

Yes legend Steve Howe had been previously announced as this year’s Prog God, and he was there in person to accept the coveted award towards the end of the evening.

Al Murray

(Image credit: Will Ireland)

Steven Wilson had been nominated in three categories and walked away with Album Of The Year for To The Bone and the UK Band/Artist Of The Year accolade.

Midas Fall picked up the Limelight award, Orphaned Land won Video Of The Year for Orpheus, while legendary Italian prog rockers PFM received the International Band/Artist Of The Year.

There were also wins for the Space Rocks festival, Big Big Train, Alan Parsons Project, Claudia Brücken, Gary Brooker, John Lees, Phil Manzanera and Caravan.

You can take a look back at all the evening's highlights on our live blog, while a video of the whole ceremony can be watched below.

The 2018 Progressive Music Award Winners
Midas Fall
Video Of The Year: Orphaned Land - Orpheus
Event Of The Year: Space Rocks
Reissue Of The Year: Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky 35th Anniversary Box Set
Album Cover Of The Year: Big Big Train - The Second Brightest Star
International Band/Artist Of The Year: PFM
Album Of The Year: Steven Wilson - To The Bone
UK Band/Artist Of The Year: Steven Wilson
Outer Limits: Claudia Brücken
Outstanding Contribution: Gary Brooker
The Chris Squire Virtuoso: Phil Manzanera
Visionary: John Lees
Industry VIP: Kilimanjaro Live
Lifetime Achievement: Caravan
Prog God: Steve Howe

Scott Munro

News editor for Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog and Louder. He’s been at the news desk since 2014 and when not writing, he can be found watching baseball and visiting whisky distilleries.