Pete Tong Receives the Member of the Order of the British Empire Award

*Photo Courtesy of Tong’s Facebook*

Easily one of the most renowned names in dance music, Pete Tong received some serious recognition from Buckingham Palace in form of the Member of the Order of the British Empire Award.

Tong is most famous for his work on his BBC Radio 1 show, that’s without mentioning his successful career as a DJ. It’s safe to say that once a producer has a track dubbed as Tong’s ‘Essential Tune’, things are looking up for them. The man’s had multiple stages in his name at festivals all around the world and it is an honor for anyone to go b2b with this legend, let alone be in his presence.

This award is well deserved. We salute you Pete Tong!

Check out some of his most recent ‘Essential Tunes’ after the jump:

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