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Nominations for the 56th Ivor Novello Awards

BEST SONG MUSICALLY AND LYRICALLY

Song: Becoming a Jackal
Writer: Conor O'Brien
Performed By: Villagers
UK Publisher: Domino Publishing Company


Song: MY KZ, UR BF
Writers: Jonathan Higgs / Jeremy Pritchard / Alexander Robertshaw / Michael Spearman
Performed By: Everything Everything
UK Publisher: Universal Music Publishing

Song: Spanish Sahara
Writers: Jack Bevan / Edwin Congreave / Walter Gervers / Yannis Philippakis / James Smith
Performed By: Foals
UK Publisher: Universal Music Publishing


BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Song: Islands
Writers: Romy Madley Croft / Baria Qureshi / Oliver Sim / James Smith
Performed By: The XX
UK Publisher: Universal Music Publishing

Song: Katy on a Mission
Writers: Benga / Katy B / Geeneus
Performed By: Kay B
UK Publisher: EMI Music Publishing

Song: Pass Out
Writers: Timothy McKenzie / Patrick Okogwu / Marc Williams
Performed By: Tinie Tempah
UK Publishers: EMI Music Publishing / Stellar Songs Ltd


ALBUM AWARD


Album: Flaws
Writer: Jack Steadman
Performed By: Bombay Bicycle Club
UK Publisher: Imagem Music

Album: Man Alive
Writers: Jonathan Higgs / Jeremy Pritchard / Alexander Robertshaw / Michael Spearman
Performed By: Everything Everything
UK Publisher: Universal Music Publishing


Album: The Defamation of Strickland Banks
Writer: Benjamin Drew
Performed By: Plan B
UK Publisher: Universal Music Publishing

PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK

Song: All the Lovers
Writers: Jim Eliot / Mima Stilwell
Performed By: Kylie Minogue
UK Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing


Song: She Said
Writers: Eric Appapoulay / Richard Cassell / Benjamin Drew / Tom Wright-Goss
Performed By: Plan B
UK Publishers: Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing


Song: This Ain't A Love Song
Writer: Roy Stride
Performed By: Scouting for Girls
UK Publisher: EMI Music Publishing


BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK

Broadcast: Agatha Christie's Marple, Series V
Composer: Dominik Scherrer
UK Publisher: EMI Music Publishing

Broadcast: Any Human Heart
Composer: Dan Jones
UK Publishers: Faber Music Ltd / Universal Music Publishing

Broadcast: Going Postal
Composer: John Lunn
UK Publisher: SATV Publishing

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

Film: How To Train Your Dragon
Composer: John Powell
UK Publisher: BMG Chrysalis

Film: Monsters
Composer: Jon Hopkins
UK Publishers: Domino Publishing Company / Vertigo Music Publishing

Film: Unstoppable
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams
UK Publisher: EMI Music Publishing


BEST ORIGINAL VIDEO GAME SCORE

Game: Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
Composer: Nitin Sawhney
Developer: Ninja Theory
UK Publisher: Namco Bandai Games SAS

Game: James Bond 007: Blood Stone
Composer: Richard Jacques
Developer: Bizarre Creations
UK Publisher: Activision

Game: Napoleon: Total War
Composers: Richard Beddow / Richard Birdsall / Ian Livingstone
Developer: The Creative Assembly
UK Publisher: SEGA

The Ivors also honour individuals with awards recognising their contribution to British music.  These awards are in the gift of BASCA.

The following 'Gift of the Academy' Awards will be presented on the day:

INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT

OUTSTANDING SONG COLLECTION


PRS FOR MUSIC OUTSTANDING
CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MUSIC


PRS FOR MUSIC SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR

THE IVORS CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARD

THE IVORS INSPIRATION AWARD

BASCA in association with PRS for Music present the 56th Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday 19th May 2011 at the Grosvenor House, London.

"The very fact that my peers have decided to honour me in this way is rather wonderful and I'm very humbled."
Sir John Tavener

"The greatest thing you can achieve as a musician is to be called an inspiration "
Johnny Marr
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