The PRS Ivor Novello Awards were presented by The Variety Club of Great Britain on behalf of, and in collaboration with, the Performing Right Society and the Songwriters Guild of Great Britian.

They took place on 11th May 1976 at the Dorchester Hotel, London.

Songwriters of the Year

Wayne Bickerton and Tony Waddington

Music Publisher of the Year

Geoffrey Heath

Outstanding Services to British Music

Dick James

Most Performed British Work

I’m Not In Love
Written by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart
Published by St Annes Music

Best Selling British Record

Bohemian Rhapsody
Written by Freddie Mercury
Released and Published by EMI Records – B. Feldman & Co Ltd

Best Middle of the Road Song

Harry
Written by Catherine Howe
Published by Carlin Music Corporation

Best Pop Song

I’m Not In Love
Written by Graham Gouldman and Eric Stewart
Published by St Annes Music

Best Theme from TV or Radio

The Edwardians (Upstairs, Downstairs Theme)
Written by Alexander Faris
Published by Standard Music Ltd

Best Film Score

Murder on the Orient Express
Written by Richard Rodney Bennett
Published by EMI Film & Theatre Music Ltd

Best British Musical

Great Expectations
Written by Cyril Ornadel and Hal Shaper
Published in the UK by The Sparta Florida Music Group – Aviva Music Ltd

International Hit of the Year

I’m Not In Love
Written by: Graham Gouldman – Eric Stewart
Published by St Annes Music

Best Instrumental Work

Introduction and Air to a Stained Glass Window
Written by John Gregory
Published by Arpeggio Music

Best British Work for Children

Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo
Written by Michael Flanders and Joseph Horovitz
Published by Novello & Co Ltd


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