A MUSIC firm whose equipment is used by top artistes including the Spice Girls and Madonna has won a top industry award.

AMS Neve, of Burnley, collected the prestigious music industry Technical Grammy award for its "contribution of outstanding technical significance to the recording field".

The Technical Grammy is regarded as the highest accolade in the industry.

AMS Neve, based at Billington Road, is a world leader in the manufacture of professional audio equipment such as mixing desks.

Customers include the Abbey Road studios, Walt Disney and Warner Bros.

"All of us here are dedicated to providing the very best tools for our music clients," said AMS managing director Mark Crabtree.

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