The 35th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS on 2nd April 1990 at the Grosvenor House, London

Best Contemporary Song

All Around the World – WINNER
Written by Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney and Andrew Morris
Published by BMG Music Publishing Ltd

Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)
Written by Jazzie B, Caron Wheeler, Nellee Hooper and Simon Law
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd – Warner Chappell Music Ltd – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

She Drives Me Crazy
Written by David Steele and Roland Gift
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Another Day in Paradise
Written by Phil Collins
Published by Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd – Phil Collins Ltd

The Living Years – WINNER
Written by BA Robertson and Mike Rutherford
Published by Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd – Michael Rutherford Ltd – R & BA Music Ltd

Room in Your Heart
Written by Marcus Vere, Richard Darbyshire and Albert Hammond
Published by Chappell Music Ltd – Empire Music Ltd – Albert Hammond Enterprises Inc.

Best Theme from a TV/Radio Production

Sherlock Holmes
Written by Patrick Gowers

Agatha Christie’s Poirot
Written by Christopher Gunning
Published by Standard Music Ltd – Orchard Music Ltd

Ruth Rendell Mysteries – WINNER
Written by Brian Bennett
Published by TVS Music Ltd – Bucks Music Ltd

Best Film Theme or Song

Nothing Has Been Proved
Written by Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe
Published by Cage Music Ltd – Ten Music Ltd

Travelling East
Written by Eric Clapton and Michael Kamen
Published by Chappell Music – Gang Forward Music

Henry V Nons Nobis Domine – WINNER
Written by Patrick Doyle
Published by Air Edel Associates Ltd

The Jimmy Kennedy Award

Herbert Kretzmer

Best Selling ‘A’ Side

Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)
Written by Jazzie B, Caron Wheeler, Nellee Hooper and Simon Law
Published and Released in the UK by EMI Music Publishing Ltd – Warner Chappell Music Ltd – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd – 10 Records Ltd

Too Many Broken Hearts – WINNER
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aiken and Pete Waterman
Published and Released in the UK by All Boys Music – PWL

Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart
Written by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
Published and Released in the UK by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd – Parlophone

International Hit of the Year

Buffalo Stance
Written by Cameron Mcvey, Philip Ramacon, Neneh Cherry and Jamie Morgan
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd – EMI Music Publishing Ltd – Warner Chappell Music Ltd and Fiction Songs

Another Day in Paradise
Written by Phil Collins
Published by Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd and Phil Collins Ltd

She Drives Me Crazy – WINNER
Written by David Steele and Roland Gift
Published by Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd

Best Theme from a TV/Radio Commercial

Big Day (Maxwell House)
Written by David Mindel
Published by Mingles Music Ltd

Terry Keeps His Clips On (Toshiba)
Written by Viv Stanshall
Published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd

Abbey Endings (Abbey National) – WINNER
Written by Lionel Bart
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd

The Best British Musical

Aspects of Love
Written by: Don Black, Charles Hart and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Published in the UK by: The Really Useful Group

Outstanding Contribution to British Music

David Bowie

Most Performed Work

Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart
Written by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd

This Time I Know It’s For Real – WINNER
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aiken, Pete Waterman and Donna Summer
Published by All Boys Music – EMI Music Publishing Ltd

Too Many Broken Hearts
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aiken and Pete Waterman
Published by All Boys Music

Songwriters of the Year

Matt Aitken, Mike Stock and Peter Waterman

Outstanding Services to British Music

Mick Avory, Dave Davies, Ray Davies, Ian Gibbons and Jim Rodford


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