The rocker will be feted for his contribution to the music and entertainment industry at the upcoming gala.

"It's great to be honoured by my friends and colleagues in the music industry in this way in the 25th year of the Music Industry Trusts Award," Daltrey says.

"The Who were there at the beginning and I am proud to join the honourees that have received this award before me."

He will be accept the award at a ceremony in November (16), which will be held in aid of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins and the Brit Trust.

Announcing this year's recipient of the coveted industry award, MITS chairman David Munns, adds, "Roger Daltrey embodies the ethos of the MITS Award and is a deserving honouree in this milestone year. We are proud to recognise not only Roger's musical output, both as a solo performer and as part of The Who, but also his tireless dedication for charitable causes and in particular the Teenage Cancer Trust which has helped thousands of young people throughout the UK and worldwide.

"Roger Daltrey is an inspiration when it comes to personal devotion to charities and is a worthy recipient in this historic year."

He follows last year's recipient, Simon Cowell, while others who have picked up the trophy include Sir Elton John, Gary Barlow, and Annie Lennox.