The Ivor Novello Awards 2016
Last night The Ivor Novello Awards took place at London’s Grosvenor House for the 61st time. The Ivors are one of the most prestigious awards for music creators as they celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing.
We were delighted to be there as songwriters and composers were acknowledged for their contribution made to British music.
Winners included Damon Albarn, Adele, Happy Mondays and Portishead. See the full list of winners below!
PRS for Music Most Performed Work
Hold Back The River – Written by Iain Archer and James Bay
Best Television Soundtrack
London Spy – Composed by Keefus Ciancia and David Holmes
The Ivors Classical Music Award
Best Song Musically and Lyrically
Wasn’t Expecting That – Written by Jamie Lawson
The Ivors Inspiration Award
Mark Day, Paul Davis, Paul Ryder, Shaun Ryder and Gary Whelan – The Happy Mondays
Darling Arithmetic – Written by Conor O’Brien
Songwriter of the Year
Best Original Film Score
Ex_Machina – Composed by Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury
Best Contemporary Song
All My Friends – Written by James Carter, Oliver Lee, Cass Lowe (Snake Hips) and Chance The Rapper
Outstanding Song Collection
Charlie Burchill, Jim Kerr and Mick MacNeil – Simple Minds
PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music
Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons and Adrian Utley – Portishead
PRS for Music Special International Award