Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page celebrated at Mojo Awards
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has been inducted into the Mojo Hall Of Fame at the magazine's award ceremony.
Singer Richard Hawley won the best album prize, while Kasabian's single Fire was named song of the year.
But Florence and the Machine, who led the field with four nominations before the London event, was overlooked.
Page, who last won a Mojo award for the 2007 Led Zeppelin reunion, revealed he was working on new material with a number of different projects.
He has been taken on by Robbie Williams' management company IE.
"I'm just looking forward to making some music and surprising people with it," he said.
"It won't be just teaming up with lots of people who are [big] names. I've got an idea of something which I've had for a long time and now's the time to do it."
Mojo is now the best-selling music magazine in the UK, selling more than twice as many copies as NME.
Jimmy Page Working On New Music Led Zeppelin star back in the studio
Former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has revealed that he is working on new material.
They might not be touring together, but Led Zeppelin are back. The past two years have seen the remaining band members indulge in a flurry of activity, with all three musicians working on new project.
Singer Robert Plant received a Grammy nomination for his work with alt country goddess Alison Krauss. The pair are working on new material, with former Led Zeppelin cohort John Paul Jones part of a new supergroup.
Playing bass in Them Crooked Vultures, John Paul Jones is working on a second album with the group. Drummer Jason Bonham will head a tribute tour to his iconic father, and now Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has revealed that he is writing new material - with some well known names.
"I'm just looking forward to making some music and surprising people with it," he told BBC 6Music.
"It won't be just teaming up with lots of people who are (big) names. I've got an idea of something which I've had for a long time and now's the time to do it."
Jimmy Page was a notable fan of the Led Zeppelin re-union, and led searches to find a potential replacement for Robert Plant.
Continuing, the guitarist revealed that new material could be ready for release by the end of the year. Working with IE Management, Jimmy Page claimed that fans would be surprised by his new direction.
"I have got other ideas that have been nagging at me for a long long time, I think the way to present music is same picture different frame, and sometimes this frame is quite radical," he said.
Jimmy Page is set to release new material later this year.
(Now what kind of surprises does Page have for us fans do you think? Seems that if it's radical, a departure of what we know Jimmy for, blues, rock n roll, bit of folk, country, even raggae, could it be he's going more jazzy? I think it's safe to say all Page fans/Zep fans want anything from him at this point. Yeah surprise us Jimmy by actually getting it done this time, surprise us by years end, surprise us by making it really happen...we will all line up and buy it!!! :)