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See who came out to play for the 60th Ivor Novello Awards in the first of our videos from the event...

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 22 May 2015
  • min read
Ed Sheeran with his 'Songwriter of the Year' Award and Sir Elton John who presented it to him at the 60th Ivor Novello Awards at the Grosvenor House in London on  Thursday, May 21, 2015. Photo by Mark Allan©
The Ivor Novello Awards, which began in 1956, aim to reward excellence in British songwriting and composing. Each year, the recipients number an elite group who are at the very top of their creative game.

The awards also honour those who have changed the face of music around the globe throughout their careers.

We were on hand at the 60th anniversary ceremony at Grosvenor House, London, yesterday to chat to winners, nominees and guests about the craft of songwriting and glean the inside track on their experiences within the music business.

Here’s a sneaky peek of some of the characters we caught up with. Full video interviews are to follow shortly…