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@OfficialAdele crowned Songwriter of the Year at 57th Ivor Novello Awards @TheIvors

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The 57th Ivor Novello Awards took place this afternoon (May 17th, 2012) at the Grosvenor House, London.

The Ivor Novello Awards celebrate, honour and reward excellence in songwriting and composing.  The Awards are highly regarded and sought after in the music industry, as they are presented and judged by the writing community.

The winners were as follows:

BEST SONG MUSICALLY & LYRICALLY

Nominees

Song: ‘Rolling In The Deep’  Written by: Adele Adkins / Paul Epworth   Performed by: Adele    UK Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

Song: ‘Shake It Out’  Written by: Paul Epworth / Kid Harpoon / Florence Welch   Performed by: Florence + The Machine    UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing

Song: ‘The A Team’  Written & Performed by: Ed Sheeran    UK Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

WINNER – ‘The A Team’  Written & Performed by: Ed Sheeran    UK Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Nominees

Song: Promises’  Written by: Joseph Ray / Daniel Stephens / Alana Watson   Performed by: Nero    UK Publisher: EMI Music Publishing

Song: ‘The Wilhelm Scream’  Written by: James Blake / James Litherland   Performed by: James Blake    UK Publisher: Universal Music Publishing

Song: ‘Video Games’  Written by: Lana Del Rey / Justin Parker   Performed by: Lana Del Rey    UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing

WINNER – ‘Video Games’  Written by: Lana Del Rey / Justin Parker   Performed by: Lana Del Rey    UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

Nominees

Film: Life In A Day   Composed by: Harry Gregson-Williams / Matthew Herbert     UK Publishers: Wavecrest Music, Inc. / Bucks Music Group

Film: The First Grader   Composed by: Alex Heffes     UK Publishers: Fintage Publishing BV / Resonant Music (1) Limited Partners

Film: We Need To Talk About Kevin   Composed by: Jonny Greenwood     UK Publisher: Warner/Chappell Music

WINNER – The First Grader   Composed by: Alex Heffes     UK Publishers: Fintage Publishing BV / Resonant Music (1) Limited Partners

BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK

Nominees

Broadcast: Leonardo    Composed by: Mark Russell     UK Publisher: Bucks Music Group

Broadcast: Page Eight    Composed by: Paul Englishby UK Publishers: Carnival Film & Television Ltd / Universal Music Publishing

Broadcast: The Shadow Line   Composed by: Martin Phipps  UK Publishers: Du Vinage Publishing Ltd

WINNER – The Shadow Line   Composed by: Martin Phipps  UK Publishers: Du Vinage Publishing Ltd

PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK

Nominees

Song: ‘Rolling In The Deep’   Written by: Adele Adkins / Paul Epworth   Performed by: Adele     UK Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

Song: ‘Someone Like You’  Written by: Adele Adkins / Dan Wilson   Performed by: Adele     UK Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / BMG Chrysalis

Song: The Flood’   Written by: Gary Barlow / Howard Donald / Jason Orange / Mark Owen / Robbie Williams   Performed by: Take That    UK Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing / Farrell Music Ltd

WINNER – ‘Rolling In The Deep’   Written by: Adele Adkins / Paul Epworth   Performed by: Adele     UK Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

ALBUM AWARD

Nominees

Album: 21′  Written by: Adele Adkins / Paul Epworth   Performed by: Adele     UK Publishers: Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

Album: ‘50 Words For Snow’  Written & Performed by: Kate Bush  UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Noble & Brite

Album: ‘Let England Shake’  Written & Performed by: PJ Harvey    UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Hot Head Music

WINNER – ‘Let England Shake’  Written & Performed by: PJ Harvey     UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Hot Head Music

 

The Ivors also honour individuals with awards recognising their contribution to British music.  The following awards were presented this afternoon:

Lifetime Achievement – Mark Knopfler

Outstanding Song Collection – Gary Kemp

PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music – Take That

PRS for Music Special International Award – Jimmy Webb

Songwriter(s) of the Year – Adele

The Ivors Jazz Award – Stan Tracey

The Ivors Inspiration Award – Siouxsie Soux

A BASCA Fellowship was awarded to Andrew Lloyd Webber.

www.theivors.com

shelleyhanveywriter 🙂

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Written by shelleyhanveywriter

May 17, 2012 at 4:26 pm

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