Ivors 2015 nominations are revealed

21 April, 2015 in News

George Ezra

George Ezra is among the nominees for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards

Sam Smith, Clean Bandit, Royal Blood, George Ezra and Alt-J among those in the running for statues come 21 May

he nominations have been announced for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards. This will be the 60th year that the awards have been given out to celebrate the best in British and Irish songwriting, with this year’s ceremony taking place at Grosvenor House in London on 21 May.

The full list of nominations is as follows:

BEST SONG MUSICALLY AND LYRICALLY

Above The Clouds Of Pompeii by Bear’s Den
Written by Andrew Davie

I Forget Where We Were by Ben Howard
Written by Ben Howard
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd

Take Me To Church by Hozier
Written by Andrew Hozier-Byrne

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Every Other Freckle by Alt-J
Written by Thomas Green, Joe Newman and Gus Unger-Hamilton

Rather Be by Clean Bandit feat Jess Glynne
Written by James Napier and Jack Patterson

Two Weeks by FKA Twigs
Written by Tahliah Debrett Barnett and Emile Haynie

PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK

Budapest by George Ezra
Written by George Ezra Barnett and Joel Pott

Rather Be by Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne
Written by James Napier and Jack Patterson

Stay With Me by Sam Smith
Written by James Napier, William Phillips and Sam Smith

ALBUM AWARD

Present Tense by Wild Beasts
Written by Thomas Fleming, Ben Little, Christopher Talbot and Hayden Thorpe

Royal Blood by Royal Blood
Written by Michael Kerr and Ben Thatcher

So Long, See You Tomorrow by Bombay Bicycle Club
Written by Jack Steadman

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

‘71 by David Holmes

Mr Turner by Gary Yershon

The Boxtrolls by Dario Marianelli

BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK

The Honourable Woman by Natalie Holt and Martin Phipps

The Mill Series 2 by Samuel Sim
Published in the UK by Du Vinage Publishing / Sony/ATV Music Publishing

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: Beyond The Pale by Edmund Butt

Also given out on the night – to persons as yet unspecified – will be a number of special awards, namely: Songwriter of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Song Collection, PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music, PRS for Music Special International Award,  The Ivors Classical Music Award, The Ivors Inspiration Award and The Ivors Special Anniversary Award.

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