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PRS for Music members were celebrated today as Adele, Portishead and Happy Mondays were among the winners at the 61st Ivor Novello Awards.
Adele collected the coveted Songwriter of the Year Award for the second time, following her global success last year.
The PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music Award went to Portishead, with band member Geoff Barrow also collecting a second statuette (with Ben Salisbury) for the soundtrack to Ex Machina.
The PRS for Music Most Performed Work went to James Bay’s Hold Back the River, co-written with Iain Archer.
In his welcoming speech BASCA Chairman, Stephen McNeff commented that “today’s awards have recognised both young and emerging talent as well as established names, whilst celebrating the enduring catalogues of some of our outstanding songwriters and composers. I congratulate everyone who has received an Ivor Novello Award today.”
Read the full list of winners below.
Watch our taster video here.
You can read our blow by blow blog from the awards here.
PRS for Music Most Performed Work
Hold Back The River
Written by Iain Archer and James Bay
Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing and Spirit B-Unique Music
Best Television Soundtrack
Composed by Keefus Ciancia and David Holmes
Published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Kobalt Music Publishing
The Ivors Classical Music Award
International Acheivement Award
Best Song Musically and Lyrically
Wasn’t Expecting That
Written by Jamie Lawson
Published in the UK by Imagem Music
The Ivors Inspiration Award
Mark Day, Paul Davis, Paul Ryder, Shaun Ryder and Gary Whelan (Happy Mondays)
Written by Conor O’Brien (Villagers)
Published in the UK by Domino Publishing Company
Songwriter of the Year
Best Original Film Score
Composed by Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing
Best Contemporary Song
All My Friends
Written by James Carter, Oliver Lee, Cass Lowe and Chance The Rapper
Published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
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
The Ivor Novello Awards were created by BASCA to celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing. They are unique awards; presented by the UK songwriting and composing community and exclusively judged by songwriters and composers. They have been sponsored by PRS for Music since 1974.
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