The 48th Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS on 22nd May 2003 at the Grosvenor House, London

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Strange and Beautiful    
Written by Matthew Hales and Kim Oliver
Published by Warner/Chappell Music

The Other Side – WINNER
Written by David Gray
Published by Chrysalis Music

Stop Crying Your Heart Out
Written by Noel Gallagher
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Best Contemporary Song

It Takes More
Written by Ms Dynamite and Punch
Published by EMI Music Publishing

Weak Become Heroes – WINNER
Written by Mike Skinner
Published by Universal Music Publishing – Pure Groove Music

In My Place
Written by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin
Published by BMG Music Publishing

PRS Most Performed Work

Love At First Sight
Written by Kylie Minogue, Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher, Ashley Howes and Martin Harrington
Published by EMI Music Publishing – The International Music Network – Universal Music Publishing – Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Just A Little – WINNER
Written by Michelle Escoffery, John Hammond Hagan, George Hammond Hagan
Published by EMI Music Publishing/Big Life Music

In Your Eyes     
Written by Kylie Minogue, Richard Stannard, Julian Gallagher and Ashley Howes
Published by EMI Music Publishing – The International Music Network – Universal Music  Publishing – Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Best Selling UK Single

Hero
Written by Paul Barry, Enrique Iglesias and Mark Taylor
Released and Published in the UK by EMI Music Publishing – Rive Droite Music – Interscope

Anything Is Possible – WINNER
Written by Cathy Dennis and Chris Braide
Released and Published in the UK by EMI Music Publishing – Warner/Chappell Music – S Records

Just A Little
Written by Michelle Escoffery, John Hammond Hagan and George Hammond Hagan
Released and Published in the UK by EMI Music Publishing – Big Life Music – V2 Records

International Hit of the Year

Electrical Storm  
Written by Adam Clayton, The Edge, Bono and Larry Mullen Jr
Published by Blue Mountain Music

Complicated – WINNER
Written by Lauren Christy, David Alspach, Graham Edwards and Avril Lavigne
Published by Rondor Music – Warner/Chappell Music

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

The Ivors Dance Award

Shake UR Body
Written by Andre Williams and Dianna Joseph
Released and Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing – Positiva

Lazy – WINNER
Written by Ashley Beedle, Darren House, Darren Rock and David Byrne
Released and Published in the UK by Chrysalis Music Publishing – BMG Music Publishing – Warner/Chappell Music – Skint Records

It Just Won’t Do
Written by Tim Liken and Ben Onono
Released and Published in the UK by EMI Music Publishing – Universal Music Publishing – Underwater Records – Positiva

Best Original Film Score

Die Another Day
Composed by David Arnold
UK Published by Universal Music Publishing

The Quiet American – WINNER
Composed by Craig Armstrong
Published by EMI Music Publishing

Rabbit Proof Fence
Composed by Peter Gabriel
Published by Real World Music

Best Original Music for Television

Feltham Sings – WINNER
Composed by Dextrous and Simon Armitage
Published by Stage 1000

Goodbye Mr Chips
Composed by Colin Towns
Published by EMI Music Publishing

Danger In Tiger Paradise  
Composed by David Mitcham

The Ivors Classical Music Award

Dead March  
Composed by Gerald Barry
Published by Oxford University Press

Sophie’s Choice
Composed by Nicholas Maw
Published by Faber Music

Boots Of Lead – WINNER
Composed by Simon Holt
Published by Chester Music

Songwriters of the Year

Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin

International Achievement

Astro, James Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers and Michael Virtue

PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music

Bryan Ferry

Outstanding Song Collection

Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jnr and The Edge

The Special International Award

Brian Wilson


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