The 32nd Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS on 15th April 1987 at the Grosvenor House, London

Best Contemporary Song

West End Girls
Written by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe
Published by 10 Music Ltd

It’s Alright (Baby’s Coming Back) – WINNER
Written by Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart
Published by D’n’A Music – RCA Music Ltd

Sledgehammer
Written by Peter Gabriel
Published by Cliofine Ltd

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Don’t Give Up – WINNER
Written by Peter Gabriel
Published by Cliofine Ltd

All I Ask of You
Written by Charles Hart, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe
Published by The Really Useful Group plc

The Miracle of Love
Written by Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart
Published by D’n’A Music – RCA Music Ltd

Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Chain Reaction
Written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb
Published and Released in the UK by Gibb Bros Music – Chappell Music Ltd – Capitol Records

Living Doll
Written by Lionel Bart
Published and Released in the UK by EMI Music Publishing Ltd – WEA Records

Every Loser Wins – WINNER
Written by Simon May, Stewart James and Bradley James
Published and Released in the UK by Simon May Music – BBC Records

Best Theme from a Television or Radio Production

Theme from Lost Empires
Written by Derek Hilton
Published by Mercury Music Ltd

The Monocled Mutineer – WINNER
Written by George Fenton
Published by Shogun Music Ltd – Eaton Music Ltd

Time After Time
Written by Rod Argent and Robert Howes
Published by Chorale Music Ltd – KPM Music Ltd

Most Performed Work

Chain Reaction
Written by: Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robin Gibb
Published in the UK by: Gibb Brothers – Chappell Music

International Hit of the Year

West End Girls – WINNER
Written by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe
Published by 10 Music Ltd

Nikita
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Published by Big Pig Music Ltd

The Edge of Heaven
Written by George Michael
Published by Morrison Leahy Music Ltd

Best Film Theme or Song

A Kind of Magic
Written by Roger Taylor
Published by Queen Music Ltd – EMI Music Publishing

In Too Deep
Written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford
Published by A. Banks Ltd – P. Collins Ltd – Mike Rutherford Ltd – Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd

Sweet Freedom – WINNER
Written by Rod Temperton
Published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd – Rodsongs

The Best British Musical

The Phantom of the Opera – WINNER
Written by Charles Hart, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe
Published by The Really Useful Group plc

Chess
Written by Tim Rice, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson
Published by Bocu Music Ltd – 3 Knights Ltd

Charlie Girl
Written by David Heneker and John Taylor
Published by Chappell Music Ltd

The Jimmy Kennedy Award

Hugh Charles

Songwriters of the Year

Annie Lennox  and Dave Stewart

Outstanding Services to British Music

Yehudi Menuhin

Outstanding Contribution to British Music

John Deacon, Freddie Mercury, Brian May and Roger Taylor


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