The 15th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain on 10th May 1970 at Talk of The Town; broadcast on TVR

The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1969 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales

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

The Most Performed Work of the Year

Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Published by Northern Songs

The British Songwriter of the Year

Tony Macaulay

Outstanding Services to British Music

Noel Coward

The Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Where Do You Go To My Lovely
Written by Peter Sarstedt
Published by Mortimer Music

Best Score from a Film or Musical Play

Madwoman of Caillot
Written by Michael Lewis
Published by Warner Bros. Music

The Year’s Outstanding Light Orchestral Arranger / Composer

Ernest Tomlinson

British International Hit of the Year

Love Is All
Written by Barry Mason and Les Reed
Published by Donna Music

International Artist of the Year

Tom Jones

Special Award for Originality

Space Oddity
Written by David Bowie

Special Award for The Most Contemporary Song

Melting Pot
Written by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
Published by Cookaway Music


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