The 34th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS on 4th April 1989 at the Grosvenor House, London

Best Contemporary Song

A Little Respect
Written by Andy Bell and Vince Clarke
Published by Sonet – Musical Moments – Sonet Publishing Ltd

Love Changes (Everything) – WINNER
Written by Simon Climie, Dennis Morgan and Rob Fisher
Published by Chrysalis Music Ltd – Rondor Music (London) Ltd

Father Figure
Written by George Michael
Published by Morrison Leahy Music Limited

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

They Dance Alone – WINNER
Written by Sting
Published by Magnetic Publishing Ltd – Bugle Songs Ltd

Perfect
Written by Mark Nevin
Published by MCA Music Ltd

Mary’s Prayer
Written by Gary Clark
Published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd

Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Especially For You
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

I Should Be So Lucky
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

Mistletoe & Wine – WINNER
Written by Leslie Stewart, Jeremy Paul and Keith Strachan
Published by Peer-Southern Music – Patch Music Ltd

Most Performed Work

Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Written by Billy Ocean and Robert John ‘Mutt’ Lange
Published by Zomba Music Publishers Ltd

I Should Be So Lucky – WINNER
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

Love Changes (Everything)
Written by Simon Climie, Dennis Morgan and Rob Fisher
Published by Chrysalis Music ltd – Rondor Music (London) Ltd

Best Theme from a TV or Radio Production

The Long March
Written by Christopher Gunning
Published by Air Edel Associates Ltd – Orchard Music Ltd

Testament – WINNER
Written by Nigel Hess
Published by Myra Music Ltd

Young Musician of the Year
Written by Edward Gregson
Published by BBC TV

Best Film Theme or Song

A Fish Called Wanda
Written by Trevor Jones and Non-de Plume John Du Prez
Published by SBK Songs Ltd.

Childhood Days
Written by Barry Gibb and Maurice Gibb
Published by BMG Music Publishing Ltd

Two Hearts – WINNER
Written by Phil Collins and Lamont Dozier
Published by Phil Collins Ltd – Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd – Beau-Di-O-Do Music – Warner Chappell Ltd

International Hit of the Year

I Should Be So Lucky
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music Ltd

Faith – WINNER
Written by George Michael
Published by Morrison Leahy Music Ltd

Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
Written by Billy Ocean and Robert John ‘Mutt’ Lange
Published by Zomba Music Publishers Ltd

Outstanding Contribution to British Music

Mark Knopfler and John Illsley

Songwriters of the Year

Jointly Presented to George Michael and Matt Aitken, Mike Stock and Peter Waterman

The Jimmy Kennedy Award

Leslie Bricusse

Outstanding Services to British Music

Paul McCartney

Lifetime Achievement

Cliff Richard


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