Rocker Peter Gabriel
received the annual "Man of Peace" award today from a foundation headed by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Gabriel won the award for his work promoting human rights and world peace, receiving his award in a formal ceremony on Rome's Capitoline Hill.
Past recipients of the award include Live Aid and Live 8 organizer Bob Geldof
and Yusuf Islam, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens
Gorbachev was unable to attend the ceremony for health reasons, but former Nobel Peace Prize winners Lech Walesa and Mairead Corrigan Maguire came out in support of Gabriel.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)