The 27th 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

Woman
Written by John Lennon
Published by Lenono Music – Warner Bros Music Ltd

The Land of Make Believe
Written by Andy Hill and Pete Sinfield
Published by Paper Music Ltd

Memory – WINNER
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, T.S. Eliot and Trevor Nunn
Published by The Really Useful Company Ltd – Faber Music Ltd

The Best Pop Song

Don’t You Want Me
Written by Phil Oakey, Adrian Wright and Jo Callis
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd – Sound Diagrams

Wired for Sound
Written by Alan Tarney and BA Robertson
Published by ATV Music Ltd

Every Little Thing She Does is Magic – WINNER
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

The Best Theme from a Television or Radio Production

Flame Trees of Thika
Written by Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley
Published by Teleny Music Ltd

Brideshead Revisited – WINNER
Written by Geoffrey Burgon
Published by Chester Music

Shillingbury Tales
Written by Ed Welch
Published by I.T.C Film Scores – ATV Music Ltd

The Best Film Theme or Song

The French Lieutenant’s Woman – WINNER
Written by Carl Davis
Published by United Artists Music Ltd

Without Your Love
Written by Billy Nicholls
Published by G. H. Music Ltd

For Your Eyes Only
Written by Bill Conti and Mick Leeson
Published by United Artists Music Ltd

The Outstanding British Lyric

The One That You Love
Written by Graham Russell
Published by Riva Music Limited – BRM Publishing (Pty) Ltd

Woman – WINNER
Written by John Lennon
Published by Lenono Music – Warner Bros Music Ltd

When He Shines
Written by Florrie Palmer and Dominic Bugatti
Published by Pendulum Music – Warner Bros Music Ltd

The Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Vienna
Written by Billy Currie, Chris Cross, Warren Cann and Midge Ure
Released and Published in the UK by Island Music – Mood Music – Chrysalis Records

Stand and Deliver – WINNER
Written by Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni
Released and Published in the UK by EMI Music Publishing Ltd – CBS Records

Don’t You Want Me
Written by Phil Oakey, Adrian Wright and Jo Callis
Released and Published in the UK by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd – Sound Diagrams – Virgin Records

The International Hit of the Year

(Just Like) Starting Over
Written by John Lennon
Published by Lenono Music – Warner Bros Music Ltd

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

In the Air Tonight – WINNER
Written by Phil Collins
Published by Hit & Run Publishing

Every Little Thing She Does is Magic
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

The Most Performed Work

Woman
Written by John Lennon
Published by Lenono Music – Warner Bros. Music Ltd

You Drive Me Crazy – WINNER
Written by Ronnie Harwood
Published by Quarry Music

Award for Outstanding Services to British Music

Lennox Berkeley

The Best British Musical

Cats
Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Trevor Nunn
Published in the UK by: The Really Useful Company Ltd – Faber Music Ltd

Songwriters of the Year

Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni

Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music

Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Kenney Jones, Keith Moon and Pete Townshend


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