Hamish Dodds, President and CEO of Hard Rock, accepted the award on behalf of the many global employees, and Yoko Ono Lennon presented Hamish with this honor at the gala.
The annual New York Honors Gala brings together hundreds of music and entertainment leaders, top business executives and celebrities. Also present at the event were Ben Harper and The Band Perry. John Paul DeJoria received the Lifetime Humanitarian Award.
Eurythmics, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp and James Taylor will be among the performers at Sting's 30th anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit, taking place at the Beacon Theatre in New York, Dec. 9.