The 23rd Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS; they were held at the Grosvenor House, London

The Best Pop Song

Mull of Kintyre
Written by Paul McCartney
Published by McCartney Music

How Deep Is Your Love – WINNER
Written by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V – RSO Publishing Ltd

Boogie Nights
Written by Rod Temperton
Published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd

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

The Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Sam
Written by John Farrar, Hank Marvin and Don Black
Published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd – Blue Gum Music Music – Carlin Music Corporation – Dick James Music Ltd

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

How Deep Is Your Love
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V – RSO Publishing Ltd

The Best Theme from a Radio or Television Production

Poldark – WINNER
Composed by Kenyon Emrys-Roberts
Published by Chappell & Co. Ltd

Wings
Composed by Alexander Faris
Published by Chappell & Co. Ltd

Love for Lydia
Composed by Harry Rabinowitz
Published by Standard Music Ltd

The Best Film Music or Song

The Duellists
Composed by Howard Blake
Published by Famous Chappell

How Deep Is Your Love – WINNER
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V – RSO Publishing Ltd

The Scarlet Buccaneer
Composed by John Addison
Published by Leeds Music Ltd

The Outstanding Lyric of the Year

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

Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs – WINNER
Written by Michael Coleman and Brian Burke
Published by Great Northern Songs – EMI Music Publishing Ltd

Heaven on the Seventh Floor
Written by Dominique Bugatti and Frank Musker
Published by Chappell & Co. Ltd – Pendulum Music Ltd

The Best Instrumental or Popular Orchestral Work

The Snow Goose
Composed by Ed Welch and Spike Milligan
Published by Clowns Music Ltd

Love Transformation
Composed by Roger Greenaway
Published by Arrgee Music Ltd

Cavatina – WINNER
Composed by Stanley Myers
Published by Robbins Music Corporation Ltd

The International Hit of the Year

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

How Deep Is Your Love
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V – RSO Publishing Ltd

Angelo
Written by Tony Hiller, Lee Sheridan and Martin Lee
Published by Tony Hiller Music Ltd

The Most Performed Work

Don’t Give Up On Us
Written by Tony Macaulay
Published by Macaulay Music Ltd

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

I Don’t Want to Put a Hold On You
Written by Berni Flint and Michael Flint
Published by The Sparta Florida Music Group Ltd

The Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Mull of Kintyre – WINNER
Written by Paul McCartney and Denny Laine
Released and Published in the UK by McCartney Music  – EMI Records

Don’t Cry for Me Argentina
Written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Released and Published in the UK by Evita Music Ltd – MCA Records

Don’t Give Up On Us
Written by Tony Macaulay
Released and Published in the UK by Macaulay Music Ltd – Private Stock Records Ltd

The Best British Musical

Privates on Parade
Written by: Denis King and Peter Nicholls
Published in the UK by: Essex Music

Special Award

Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb

Award for Outstanding Services to British Music

Harry Mortimer

Songwriter of the Year

Tony Macaulay


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