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58TH IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

58TH IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

Emeli Sande
Emeli Sandé
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LONDON, April 17th: Nominations for the 58th Ivor Novello Awards were announced today at London's Ivy Club by Paul Gambaccini, with Emili Sandé ("Next To Me") and Ben Drew aka Plan B ("Ill Manors") both up for two awards, along with one of last year's winners, Justin Parker, who co-wrote Bat For Lashes's "Laura". Other songs being recognised include hits by Alt J, Jake Bugg, The Maccabees, Olly Murs, Ben Howard, Lianne La Havas and Coldplay.

The Ivors, sponsored by PRS For Music, take place on Thursday 16th May at the Grosvenor House Marriott Hotel in London's Park Lane. They are presented by BASCA and judged by the writing community and are regarded as the most important awards for UK music writers. The full list of nominations for the year 2012 are as follows:

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Laura
Written by Natasha Khan and Justin Parker
Performed by Bat for Lashes
Published in the UK by BMG Chrysalis and Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Next to Me
Written by Hugo Chegwin, Harry Craze, Anup Paul and Emeli Sandé
Performed by Emeli Sandé
Published in the UK by Naughty Words Ltd - Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Stellar Songs Ltd - EMI Music Publishing

Two Fingers
Written by Iain Archer and Jake Bugg
Performed by Jake Bugg
Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing and Soul Kitchen Music

Best Contemporary Song

Fitzpleasure
Written by Thomas Green, Joe Newman, Gwilym Sainsbury and Augustus Unger-Hamilton
Performed by alt-J
Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing

Ill Manors
Written by Pierre Baigorry, David Conen, Benjamin Drew, Vincent Graf-Schlippenbach, Dmitri Shostakovich and Al Shux
Performed by Plan B
Published in the UK by BMG Chrysalis, Warner/Chappell Music, Universal Music Publishing and Boosey & Hawkes, an Imagem Company

Pelican
Written by Sam Doyle, Rupert Jarvis, Orlando Weeks, Felix White and Hugo White
Performed by The Maccabees
Published in the UK by BMG Chrysalis

PRS for Music Most Performed Work

Dance With Me Tonight
Written by Claude Kelly, Oliver Murs and Steve Robson
Performed by Olly Murs
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music, Universal Music Publishing – Salli Isaak Music and Imagem Music

Next to Me
Written by Hugo Chegwin, Harry Craze, Anup Paul and Sandé
Performed by Emeli Sandé
Published in the UK by Naughty Words Ltd - Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Stellar Songs Ltd - EMI Music Publishing

Paradise
Written by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin and Brian Eno
Performed by Coldplay
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing and Opal Ltd

Album Award

An Awesome Wave
Written by Thomas Green, Joe Newman, Gwilym Sainsbury and Augustus Unger-Hamilton
Performed by alt-J
Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing

Every Kingdom
Written by Ben Howard
Performed by Ben Howard
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music

Is Your Love Big Enough?
Written by Lianne Barnes and Matthew Hales
Performed by Lianne La Havas
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music and Kobalt Music Publishing

Best Original Film Score

Anna Karenina
Composed by Dario Marianelli
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing

Dr Seuss’ The Lorax
Composed by John Powell
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing

Ill Manors
Composed by Benjamin Drew and Al Shux
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing and BMG Chrysalis

Best Television Soundtrack

Lucian Freud: Painted Life
Composed by John Harle
Published in the UK by Chester Music

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Composed by John Lunn
Published in the UK by Du Vinage Publishing Ltd

Upstairs Downstairs Series 2
Composed by Carl Davis Published in the UK by BBC Worldwide (administered by Universal Music Publishing) and Faber Music

The Ivors also honour individuals with awards recognising their contribution to British music. These awards are in the gift of BASCA, approved by The Ivors Committee.

The following 'Gift of BASCA' Awards will be presented on the day:

International Achievement

Outstanding Song Collection

PRS for Music Award for Outstanding Achievement

PRS for Music Special International Award

Songwriter(s) of the Year

The Ivors Classical Music Award

The Ivors Inspiration Award

 

www.theivors.com

www.basca.org.uk

www.prsformusic.com

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