The 44th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS on 27th May 1999 at the Grosvenor House, London

PRS Most Performed Work

High
Written by Paul Tucker and Tunde Baiyewu
Published by PolyGram Music Publishing

Angels – WINNER
Written by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers
Published by EMI Music Publishing – BMG Music Publishing

Never Ever
Written by Shaznay Lewis, Sean Mather and Esmail Jazayeri
Published by BMG Music Publishing – MCA Music Publishing

Best Selling UK Single

No Matter What  
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman
Published and Released in the UK by Really Useful Group – Polydor UK

Believe – WINNER
Written by Brian Higgins, Steve Torch, Paul Barry, Stuart McLennan, Tim Powell and Matt Gray
Published and Released in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music – Rive Droite Music – WEA Records

C’est La Vie
Written by Tracy Ackerman, Ray Hedges, Martin Brannigan, Edele Lynch, Keavy Lynch, Lindsay Armaou and Sinead O’Carroll
Published and Released in the UK by Chrysalis Music – 19 Music-BMG Music Publishing – PolyGram Music Publishing – Bucks Music Group – Epic

Best Original Film Score

Dancing At Lughnasa
Composed by Bill Whelan
Published by McGuinness – Whelan Music Publishing

Ever After
Composed by George Fenton
Published by EMI Music Publishing

Firelight – WINNER
Composed by Christopher Gunning

Best Contemporary Song

Road Rage
Written by Mark Roberts, Cerys Matthews, David Jones, Aled Richards and Owen Powell
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Here’s Where The Story Ends – WINNER
Written by Harriet Wheeler and David Gavurin
Published by Warner/Chappell Music

What Can I Do
Written by Andrea Corr, Caroline Corr, Sharon Corr and James Corr
Published by PolyGram Music Publishing

Best Original Music for a Television / Radio Broadcast

Close Relations – WINNER
Composed by Rob Lane
Published by BBC Worldwide Music (administered by BMG Music Publishing) – Warner/Chappell Music

Life of Birds
Composed by Steven Faux and Ian Butcher
Published by BBC Worldwide Music (administered by BMG Music Publishing)

Selfridges: The Shop
Composed by Barrie Bignold
Published by Bucks Music Group

Best Song Commissioned for a Film or Broadcast

Why Won’t You Shag Me
Written by Owen Vyse and Guy Pratt
Published by Chrysalis Music – Monument Music

The Flame Still Burns – WINNER
Written by Chris Difford, Marti Frederiksen and Mick Jones
Published by EMI Music Publishing – Somerset Songs Publishing

Kipper
Written by Robert Heatlie
Published by Hit Entertainment – EMI Music Publishing

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

C’est La Vie
Written by Tracy Ackerman, Ray Hedges, Martin Brannigan, Edele Lynch, Keavy Lynch, Lindsay
Armaou and Sinead O’Carroll
Published by Chrysalis Music – 19 Music-BMG Music Publishing – PolyGram Music Publishing – Bucks Music Group

Believe – WINNER
Written by Brian Higgins, Stuart McLennan, Paul Barry, Steve Torch, Matt Gray and Tim Powell
Published by Warner/Chappell Music – Rive Droite Music

A Little Soul
Written by Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey and Mark Webber
Published by Island Music

Outstanding Song Collection

Wallis Buchanan, Simon Katz, Jason Kay, Derrick McKenzie, Toby Smith and Stuart Zender

The Ivors Dance Award

Horny – WINNER
Written by Mousse T and Errol Rennalls
Published and Released in the UK by Rondor Music – AM/PM

Sing It Back
Written by Mark Brydon and Roisin Murphy
Published and Released in the UK by Chrysalis Music – Echo Label

I Can’t Help Myself
Written by Mark Hadfield and Adam Ryan Carter
Published and Released in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing – Ffrr Records – PolyGram International

International Achievement

Martin Gore

The Jimmy Kennedy Award

Peter Callander and Mitch Murray

International Hit of the Year

Believe – WINNER
Written by Brian Higgins, Stuart McLennan, Paul Barry, Steve Torch, Matt Gray and Tim Powell
Published by Warner/Chappell Music – Rive Droite Music

Life
Written by Des’ree Weekes and Prince Sampson
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

No Matter What
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman
Published by Really Useful Group

PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music

Chrissie Hynde

The Special International Award

Hal David

Songwriters of the Year

Guy Chambers and Robbie Williams

Lifetime Achievement

Rod Stewart


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