BASCA in association with PRS for Music will announce the nominations for the 2014
Ivor Novello Awards at 10.30am on
Thursday 24th April.
The 2014 nominations are for works released in the UK during 2013 and recognise the songwriters and composers of works, along with their UK music publishers.
Nominations will be announced in the following categories:
Best Song Musically and Lyrically
Best Contemporary Song
PRS for Music Most Performed Work
Best Original Film Score
Best Television Soundtrack
On the 22nd May BASCA will also present
Ivor Novello Awards to songwriters and composers in recognition of their contribution to British Music.
These awards are International Achievement; Lifetime Achievement; Outstanding Song Collection; PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music; PRS for Music Special International Award; The Ivors Classical Music Award and The Ivors Inspiration Award. The award for Songwriter(s) of the Year will also be presented.
The 59th Ivor Novello Awards take place on Thursday 22nd May at the Grosvenor House, London.
"I've got three kids, and if they ever show any interest in songwriting, I can pop this (The Ivors statuette) down on the table in front of them and say 'give it your best shot'."
Noel Gallagher at the 2013 Ivor Novello Awards
"This is easily the greatest achievement of my life.”
Calvin Harris at the 2013 Ivor Novello Awards