Ivors Nomination Announcement

Nominees for the Ivor Novello Awards for the year 2008

The 54th Ivor Novello Awards celebrate British music writing and are presented by BASCA in association with PRS for Music. They will be held at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London W1 on Thursday 21st May.

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. Nominations for the 54th Ivors are for the year 2008.

 

BEST SONG MUSICALLY & LYRICALLY

Song: My Mistakes Were Made For You

Writer/s: Miles Kane / Alex Turner

Performed By: The Last Shadow Puppets

UK Publisher/s: Deltasonic Music Ltd / EMI Music Publishing

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

Song: The Last Of The Melting Snow

Writer/s: Nicholas Hemming

Performed By: The Leisure Society

UK Publisher/s: Copyright Control

 

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Song: Dance Wiv Me

Writer/s: Nicholas Detnon / Calvin Harris / Dylan Mills / Tyrone Paul

Performed By: Dizzee Rascal

UK Publisher/s: Notting Hill Music / EMI Music Publishing / Hero Music / Universal Music Publishing

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

Song: That’s Not My Name

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 ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

Film: Quantum of Solace

Composer: David Arnold

UK Publisher/s: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Film: The Escapist

Composer: Benjamin Wallfisch

UK Publisher/s: Air-Edel Associates Ltd

Film: There Will Be Blood

Composer: Jonny Greenwood

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

 

BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK

Broadcast: Trial and Retribution 2008

Composer: Anne Dudley

UK Publisher/s: EMI Music Publishing

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

Composer: Julian Nott

UK Publisher/s: Imagem Music

Broadcast: Fiona’s Story

Composer: Ben Bartlett

UK Publisher/s: Du Vinage Publishing

 

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

Song: Sweet About Me

Writer/s: Gabriella Cilmi / Nicholas Coler / Miranda Cooper / Brian Higgins / Timothy Larcombe /
Tim Powell

Performed By: Gabriella Cilmi

UK Publisher/s: EMI Music Publishing / Warner/Chappell Music / Copyright Control

Song: Viva La Vida

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

Performed By: Coldplay

UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing

 

BEST SELLING BRITISH SONG

Song: Mercy

Writer/s: Steve Booker / Duffy

Performed By: Duffy

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

Song: Paper Planes

Writer/s: Maya Arulpragasam / Topper Headon / Mick Jones / Thomas Wesley Pentz /

Paul Simonon / Joe Strummer

Performed By: M.I.A

UK Publisher/s: Imagem Music / Universal Music Publishing / Domino Publishing

Song: Viva La Vida

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

Performed By: Coldplay

UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing

 

ALBUM AWARD

Album: Rockferry

Writer/s: Bernard Butler / Duffy

Performed By: Duffy

UK Publisher/s: Stage Three Music / EMI Music Publishing

Album: Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends

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

Performed By: Coldplay

UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing

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

 

The following `Gift of the Academy’ Awards will be presented on the day:

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

OUTSTANDING SONG COLLECTION

PRS FOR MUSIC OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MUSIC

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR

THE ACADEMY FELLOWSHIP

THE IVORS CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARD

THE IVORS INSPIRATION AWARD

THE SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD