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Ivor Novello nominations announced

By | Published on Friday 25 April 2014

Ivor Novello Awards

The nominations for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards for songwriting prowess have been announced, ahead of the 2014 ceremony on 22 May.

Speaking at a nomination unveiling event yesterday, BASCA Chairman Simon Darlow said: “The Ivors nominations clearly reflect the health of British songwriting and composing, highlighting the wealth of creative talent the UK possesses. BASCA is delighted that The Ivors continue to be the award songwriters and composers want to win, and I congratulate everyone represented here today”.

Here are those nominees:

Best Song Musically And Lyrically
Palma Violets – Best Of Friends (Will Doyle, Sam Fryer, Chilli Jesson and Pete Mayhew)
John Newman – Love Me Again (Steve Booker and John Newman)
London Grammar – Strong (Dominic Major, Hannah Reid and Daniel Rothman)

Best Contemporary Song
Everything Everything – Kemosabe (Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alexander Robertshaw and Michael Spearman)
Disclosure – Latch (Guy Lawrence, Howard Lawrence, James Napier and Sam Smith)
James Blake – Retrograde (James Blake)

PRS For Music Most Performed Work
Emeli Sandé – Clown (‘Naughty Boy’ Khan, Grant Mitchell and Emeli Sandé)
Passenger – Let Her Go (Mike Rosenberg)
Olly Murs – Troublemaker (Claude Kelly, Oliver Murs and Steve Robson)

Album Award
Arctic Monkeys – AM (Alex Turner)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Push The Sky Away (Nick Cave and Warren Ellis)
Laura Mvula – Sing To The Moon (Laura Mvula)

Best Original Film Score
Captain Phillips (Henry Jackman)
Gravity (Steven Price)
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing
The Epic Of Everest (Simon Fisher Turner)

Best Television Soundtrack
Mr Selfridge (Charlie Mole)
Ripper Street (Dominik Scherrer)
The Thirteenth Tale (Benjamin Wallfisch)

Several other awards will also be announced at the ceremony: International Achievement; Lifetime Achievement; Outstanding Song Collection; Outstanding Contribution To British Music; Special International Award; The Ivors Classical Music Award; The Ivors Inspiration Award and Songwriter(s) Of The Year.