The 26th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS; they were held at the Grosvenor House, London

The Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Babooshka
Written by Kate Bush
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

Together We Are Beautiful
Written by Ken Leray
Published by Brampton Music Ltd

Woman in Love – WINNER
Written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V.

Your Ears Should be Burning Now
Written by Tony Macaulay and Don Black
Published by Dick James Music Ltd – Tony Macaulay Music Ltd

The Best Pop Song

Stop the Cavalry – WINNER
Written by Jona Lewie
Published by Street Music Ltd

Don’t Stand So Close to Me
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

What You’re Proposing
Written by Francis Rossi and Bernard Frost
Published by Dump Music – Eaton Music Ltd

The Best Theme from a Television or Radio Production

Fox
Written by George Fenton
Published by Eaton Music Ltd

I Could Be So Good for You – WINNER
Written by Gerard Kenny and Patricia Waterman
Published by D&J Arlon Enterprises Ltd – Chappell Music Ltd

Juliet Bravo
Written by J.S. Bach and arranged by Derek Goom
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

The Best Film Song, Theme or Score

Flash
Written by Brian May
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

Silver Dream Machine
Written by David Essex
Published by April Music Ltd – Imperial Wizard Songs

Xanadu – WINNER
Written by Jeff Lynne
Published by Jet Music – April Blackwood Music

The Outstanding British Lyric

Take That Look Off Your Face – WINNER
Written by Don Black
Published by The Really Useful Co Ltd – Dick James Music Ltd

Stop the Cavalry
Written by Jona Lewie
Published by Street Music Ltd

Woman in Love
Written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V.

The International Hit of the Year

Another Brick in the Wall – WINNER
Written by Roger Waters
Published by Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd

Woman in Love
Written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V.

Another One Bites the Dust
Written by John Deacon
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

The Most Performed Work

January, February
Written by Alan Tarney
Published by ATV Music Ltd

Together We Are Beautiful – WINNER
Written by Ken Leray
Published by Brampton Music Ltd

I’m In The Mood For Dancing
Written by Ben Findon, Michael Myers and Robert Puzey
Published by Black Sheep Music Ltd

The Best Selling ‘A’ Side

There’s No One Quite Like Grandma – WINNER
Written by Gordon Lorenz
Published by EMI Music Publishers Ltd

Woman in Love
Written by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb
Published by Brothers Gibb B.V.

Don’t Stand So Close to Me
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

Award for Outstanding Services to British Music

William Walton

Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music

John Lennon

Songwriter of the Year

Ben Findon


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