The 20th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain and sponsored by the Performing Right Society.  They took place at the Dorchester Hotel, London and were broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on 22nd May 1975.  The awards were introduced by Len Jackson.

Songwriters of the Year

Phil Coulter and Bill Martin

Outstanding Services to British Music

Vera Lynn

Most Performed British Song

Wombling Song
Written by Mike Batt
Published by Batt Songs – Chappell & Co Ltd

Best Selling British Record

Tiger Feet
Written by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn
Released and Published by: RAK Records – Chinnichap Ltd – RAK Publishing

The Best Light Orchestral Work

Four Dances from Aladdin
Written by Ernest Tomlinson

The Best New Musical

Treasure Island
Written by Cyril Ornadel and Hal Shaper
Published by Sparta Florida Music Group – Aviva Music Ltd

The Best Song

Streets of London
Written by Ralph McTell
Published by Essex Music International Ltd

The Best Pop Song

Kung Fu Fighting
Written by Carl Douglas
Published by Subiddu Music

The Best Theme from a Film or a Stage, Radio or Television Production

No Honestly!
Written by Lynsey De Paul
Published by Standard Music Ltd

The British International Hit of the Year

The Night Chicago Died
Written by Peter Callander and Mitch Murray
Published by Intune Ltd


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