The 22nd Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS; they were held at the Grosvenor House, London

Best Pop Song

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – WINNER
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Published by Big Pig Music Ltd

Heart On My Sleeve
Written by Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle
Published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd

We Do It
Written by Russell Stone
Published by Tin Lid Music

Best Middle of the Road Song

Music – WINNER
Written by John Miles
Published by Velvet Music – ARAK Publishing Ltd

Don’t Cry for Me Argentina
Written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Published by Evita Music Ltd

Miss You Nights
Written by Dave Townshend

Best Theme from Radio or Television Production

Sam – WINNER
Composed by John McCabe
Published by Novello & Co Ltd

Bouquet of Barbed Wire
Composed by Dennis Farnon
Published by Standard Music Ltd

The Sweeney
Composed by Harry South
Published by The Sparta Florida Music Group Ltd

International Hit of the Year

Save Your Kisses For Me – WINNER
Written by Tony Hiller, Martin Lee and Lee Sheriden
Published by Tony Hiller Music Ltd

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Published by Big Pig Music Ltd

You Should Be Dancing
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb
Published by Abigail Music (London) Ltd

Most Performed Work and Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Save Your Kisses For Me – WINNER
Written by Tony Hiller, Martin Lee and Lee Sheriden
Released and Published in the UK by Tony Hiller Music Ltd – Pye Records Ltd

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Released and Published in the UK by Big Pig Music Ltd – Rocket Records

Best Instrumental Work

Rain Forest – WINNER
Written by Biddu
Published by Subiddu Music Ltd

Theme from a Non-Existent TV Series
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Published by Big Pig Music Ltd

The Sweeney
Written by Harry South
Published by The Sparta Florida Music Group Ltd

Special Award for their Contribution to British Music

John Bonham, John Paul Jones,  Jimmy Page and Robert Plant

Special Award for the James Bond Theme

Monty Norman

Outstanding Services to British Music

Adrian Boult

Songwriter of the Year

Biddu


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