Billy Ocean interviewed at The 63rd Ivor Novello Awards at The Grosvenor House, Park Lane on 31st May 2018 by Music-News.com.
BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, announce the winners of the 63rd Ivor Novello Awards [The Ivors].
The Ivors celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing. Presented and judged by music creators they represent the pinnacle of musical achievement and peer recognition.
Ivor Novello Awards were presented in fourteen categories at the ceremony, hosted by Paul Gambaccini, which took place on Thursday 31st May at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.
PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK Shape of You Written by Steve Mac, Johnny McDaid and Ed Sheeran Published in the UK by Rokstone Music - Universal Music Publishing, Spirit B-Unique - Polar Patrol and Ed Sheeran Limited - Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd
BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE Jackie Composed by Mica Levi Published in the UK by Beggars Music
INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT Billy Ocean
BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG Question Time Written by Dave and Fraser T Smith Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd and Kobalt Music Publishing
THE IVORS CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARD Thea Musgrave
BEST ORIGINAL VIDEO GAME SCORE Horizon Zero Dawn Composed by Joris de Man, Joe Henson and Alexis Smith
BEST SONG MUSICALLY AND LYRICALLY Magnificent (She Says) Written by Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner Published in the UK by Salvation Music Ltd - Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd
PRS FOR MUSIC OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MUSIC Billy Bragg
BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK The Miniaturist Composed by Dan Jones Published in the UK by Faber Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd
ALBUM AWARD Gang Signs & Prayers Written by Michael 'Stormzy' Omari Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR Ed Sheeran
THE IVORS INSPIRATION AWARD Shane MacGowan
OUTSTANDING SONG COLLECTION Cathy Dennis
PRS FOR MUSIC SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD Lionel Richie
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