The 28th 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

Now Those Days Are Gone
Written by Andy Hill and Nichola Martin
Published by RCA Music Ltd – Big Note Productions Ltd

Have You Ever Been in Love – WINNER
Written by Andy Hill, Pete Sinfield and John Danter
Published by RCA Music Ltd – Paper Music Ltd

Heartbreaker
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by Gibb Brothers Music – Chappell Music Ltd

The Best Pop Song

Our House – WINNER
Written by Carl Smyth and Chris Foreman
Published by Nutty Sounds Ltd – Warner Bros Music Ltd

I Don’t Wanna Dance
Written by Eddy Grant
Published by Greenheart Music Ltd – Intersong Music Ltd

Come On Eileen
Written by Kevin Rowland, Kevin Adams and James Paterson
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

The Best Theme from a Television or Radio Production

Omnibus
Composed by George Fenton
Published by Shogun Music

Theme From Harry’s Game – WINNER
Composed by Paul Brennan
Published by Television Music Ltd

Smiley’s People
Composed by Patrick Gowers
Published by BBC Enterprises Ltd

The Best Film Theme or Song

Time and Tide
Composed by Alan Price
Published by April Music Lt – Willow B.V

Another Brick in the Wall
Composed by Roger Waters
Published by Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd – Chappell Music Ltd

For All Mankind – WINNER
Composed by Ravi Shankar and George Fenton
Published by Eaton Music Inc

The Outstanding British Lyric

The Dreaming
Written by Kate Bush
Published by Kate Bush Music

Private Investigations – WINNER
Written by Mark Knopfler
Published by Rondor Music Ltd – Chariscourt Ltd

Have You Ever Been in Love
Written by Andy Hill, Pete Sinfield and John Danter
Published by RCA Music Ltd – Paper Music Ltd

The Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Written by Boy George, Michael Craig, John Moss and Roy Hay
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

Come On Eileen – WINNER
Written by Kevin Rowland, Kevin Adams and James Paterson
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

Ebony and Ivory
Written by Paul McCartney
Published by MPL Communications Ltd

The International Hit of the Year

Heartbreaker
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by Gibb Brothers Music – Chappell Music Ltd

Ebony and Ivory – WINNER
Written by Paul McCartney
Published by MPL Communications Ltd

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

The Most Performed Work

Golden Brown – WINNER
Written by Jean J. Burnell, Hugh Cornwell, Jet Black and David Greenfield
Published by Plugshaft Ltd
Sub-Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

Oh Julie
Written by Shakin Stevens
Published by Shaky Music

Love Plus One
Written by Nick Heyward
Published by Bryan Morrison Music Ltd

The Best British Musical

Windy City
Written by: Tony Macaulay and Dick Vosburgh
Published in the UK by: Front Page Music – Noel Gay Music Ltd

Lifetime Achievement in British Music

Vivian Ellis

Songwriter of the Year

Andy Hill

Outstanding Contribution to British Music

Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett and Mike Rutherford

Special Award for 25 Years In The Music Business

Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin and Bruce Welch


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