The 14th Ivor Novello Awards were sponsored by the BBC and presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain on 22nd May 1969.

The Most Performed Work of the Year

Written by Phil Coulter and Bill Martin
Published by Peter Maurice Music Co. Ltd

The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1968 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales

Hey Jude
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Released and Published in the UK by EMI Records – Northern Songs

Britain’s International Song of the Year

Written by Barry Mason and Les Reed
Published by Donna Music

The Most Romantic Song of the Year

I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten
Written by Clive Westlake
Published by Carlin Music Corporation

Outstanding Dance / Beat Song of the Year

Build Me Up Buttercup
Written by Michael D’Abo and Tony Macaulay
Published by A.Schroeder Music – Welbeck Music

Novelty Song of the Year

I’m The Urban Spaceman
Written by Neil Innes
Published by Sydney Bron Music

Light Music Composition of the Year

Ring of Kerry
Written by Peter Hope
Published by Mozart Edition

Outstanding Services to British Music

Andrew Gold (Presented Posthumously)

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