Johnny Marr receives NME Godlike Genius award
28 February 2013 Last updated at 06:39 GMT
Johnny Marr has been speaking about being awarded with the Godlike Genius accolade at this year's NME Awards.
The Clash, Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher have all won the award in recent years.
The former Smiths guitarist was speaking to Newsbeat's Greg Cochrane at the NME Awards red carpet.