The 16th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain

British Songwriters of the Year

Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway

Outstanding Services to British Music

Cliff Richard

The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1970 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales

In The Summertime
Written by Ray Dorset
Published by Our Music

The Most Performed Work of the Year

Yellow River
Written by Jeff Christie
Published by Gale Music

The Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Something
Written by George Harrison
Published by Harrisongs Ltd

Best Theme from Any Film, Television Programme or Theatrical Production

Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Hitler
Written by Jimmy Perry and Derek Taverner
Published by Veronica Music

The Best Ballad or Romantic Song, Musically and Lyrically

Home Lovin’ Man
Written by Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway and Tony Macaulay
Published by A Schroeder Music Publishing

The Best Pop Song

Love Grows
Written by Tony Macaulay and Barry Mason
Published by A Schroeder Music Publishing

The Best Novel or Unusual Song, Musically and Lyrically

Grandad
Written by Herbie Flowers and Ken Pickett
Published by Dolmyn Music – In Music Ltd

The International Hit of the Year by British Writers

In The Summertime
Written by Ray Dorset
Published by Our Music

Light Music Award

March From The Colour Suite
Written by Gordon Langford


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