The 29th 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

Every Breath You Take – WINNER
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd

Pipes of Peace
Written by Paul McCartney
Published by MPL Communications Ltd

True
Written by Gary Kemp
Published by Reformation Publishing Co. Ltd

The Best Pop Song

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Written by Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart
Published by RCA Music Ltd

Thriller
Written by Rod Temperton
Published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd

Karma Chameleon – WINNER
Written by Boy George, John Moss, Michael Craig, Roy Hay and Phil Pickett
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd – Warner Bros. Music Ltd

The Best Rock Song

Every Breath You Take
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd

Let’s Dance – WINNER
Written by David Bowie
Published by Jones Music

Owner of a Lonely Heart
Written by Trevor Rabin, Jon Anderson, Chris Squire and Trevor Horn
Published by Affirmative Music

The Best Theme from a TV or Radio Production

The Late Late Breakfast Show
Composed by Gary Kemp
Published by Reformation Publishing Co. Ltd

Partners in Crime
Composed by Joseph Horovitz
Published by Standard Music Ltd

That’s Livin’ Alright – WINNER
Composed by David Mackay and Ken Ashby
Published by Angle Music Ltd – Eaton Music Ltd

The Best Film Theme or Song

Going Home – WINNER
Written by Mark Knopfler
Published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd

Walking in the Air
Written by Howard Blake
Published by Highbridge Music Ltd – Faber Music Ltd

All Time High
Written by Tim Rice and John Barry
Published by CBS Songs

The Best British Musical

Poppy
Written by Pete Nichols and Monty Norman
Published by Warner Bros. Music Ltd

Blood Brothers – WINNER
Written by Willie Russell
Published by Willie Russell Music – Paternoster Music

Mr Cinders
Written by Clifford Grey, Greatrex Newman, Leo Robin, Vivian Ellis and Richard Myers
Published by Chappell Music Ltd

The Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Karma Chameleon – WINNER
Written by Boy George, John Moss, Michael Craig, Roy Hay and Phil Pickett
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd – Warner Bros. Music Ltd

Only You
Written by Vince Clarke
Published by Sonet Records & Publishing Ltd

Let’s Dance
Written by David Bowie
Published by Jones Music

The Most Performed Work

Every Breath You Take – WINNER
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd

Karma Chameleon
Written by Boy George, John Moss, Michael Craig, Roy Hay and Phil Pickett
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd – Warner Bros. Music Ltd

Moonlight Shadow
Written by Mike Oldfield
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd

The International Hit of the Year

Every Breath You Take
Written by Sting
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd

Karma Chameleon
Written by Boy George, John Moss, Michael Craig, Roy Hay and Phil Pickett
Published by Virgin Music Publishers Ltd – Warner Bros. Music Ltd

Let’s Dance – WINNER
Written by David Bowie
Published by Jones Music

Outstanding Services to British Music

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Songwriters of the Year

Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart

Outstanding Contribution to British Music

Andy Brown, Peter Kircher, Alan Lancaster, Rick Parfitt and Francis Rossi


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