Queen has been named Band of the Year
at the 10th annual Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards held
Tuesday in Hollywood.
Queen is currently being fronted by
American Idol alum Adam Lambert.
“We won!! So excited to win band of
the year w @QueenWillRock at the #ClassicRockAwards!!” Lambert
tweeted to his millions of followers.
Other winners included Ozzy Osbourne,
who won the Classic Album category for Blizzard of Ozz, and
Gregg Allman of the The Allman Brothers Band, who took home the
Living Legend award. Past recipients include Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper
and Jimmy Page.
Lambert will join Queen band members
Brian May and Roger Taylor for a series of European dates after
touring North America and Australia earlier this year. The Queen +
Adam Lambert European tour kicks off January 13 in the United Kingdom
and includes stops in Paris, Berlin and Milan.
Lambert “fitted in beautifully” with Queen, Roger Taylor says.)