Ivor Novello Winners Announcement 2009

BASCA in association with PRS for Music are today delighted to announce the winners of the 54th Ivor Novello Awards.

The Ivors are internationally respected for honouring excellence in British music writing.  They are judged and presented by the writing community and for over 50 years have been given annually to outstanding songwriters and composers. The Ivors celebrate British music writing and are presented by BASCA in association with PRS for Music.

Winners of the 54th Ivor Novello Awards

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Song: Grounds For Divorce

Writer/s: Guy Garvey/Richard Jupp/Craig Potter/Mark Potter/Peter Turner

Performed By: Elbow

UK Publisher/s: Salvation Music/Warner/Chappell Music

ALBUM AWARD

Album: We Started Nothing

Writer/s: Julian De Martino/Katie White

Performed By: The Ting Tings

UK Publisher/s: Playwrite Music (administered by Warner/Chappell Music)/Sony/ATV Music Publishing

BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK

Broadcast: Wallace and Gromit (A Matter of Loaf and Death)

Composer: Julian Nott

UK Publisher/s:  Imagem Music

OUTSTANDING SONG COLLECTION

Vince Clarke

THE IVORS CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARD

James MacMillan

BEST SELLING BRITISH SONG

Song: Viva La Vida

Writer/s: Guy Berryman/Jonny Buckland/ Will Champion/Chris Martin

Performed By: Coldplay

UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing

PRS FOR MUSIC OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MUSIC

Robert del Naja and Grant Marshall (Massive Attack)

BEST SONG MUSICALLY & LYRICALLY

Song: One Day Like This

Writer/s: Guy Garvey/Richard Jupp/Craig Potter/Mark Potter/Peter Turner

Performed By: Elbow

UK Publisher/s: Salvation Music/Warner/Chappell Music

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

Film: There Will Be Blood

Composer: Jonny Greenwood

UK Publisher/s: Faber Music/Warner/Chappell Artemis Music

THE IVORS INSPIRATION AWARD

Edwyn Collins

PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK

Song: Mercy

Writer/s: Steve Booker/Duffy

Performed By: Duffy

UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing/EMI Music Publishing

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Eg White

THE SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Smokey Robinson

THE ACADEMY FELLOWSHIP

Don Black