Nominations for Ivor Novello Awards 2013 announced

GregJohnson April 17, 2013 0
Nominations for Ivor Novello Awards 2013 announced

The nominees for the 2013 Ivor Novello Awards have been announced.

Now into its 58th year, the Ivors celebrate and recognise the very best in British songwriting and composition. Previous recent winners include Adele, Elton John, Fatboy Slim, Blur and Goldfrapp.

Following another globally successful year for the musical stars of the UK and Ireland, the nominations reflect a range of artists and genre, from breakthrough acts such as Alt-J and Jake Bugg to more established names like Plan B, Olly Murs and Bat For Lashes.

Composer John Harle has been nominated.

Composer John Harle has been nominated.

Music Sales writer John Harle has been nominated in the Best Score for Television Broadcast category for his music to Lucian Freud: A Painted Life which aired on BBC Two in February 2012.

The full list of nominations can be read below:

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

Laura – Bat For Lashes

Next To Me – Emeli Sande

Two Fingers – Jake Bugg

Best Contemporary Song

Fitzpleasure – Alt-J

Ill Manors – Plan B

Pelican – The Maccabees

PRS for Music Most Performed Work

Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs

Next To Me – Emeli Sande

Paradise – Coldplay

Album Award

An Awesome Wave – Alt-J

Every Kingdom – Ben Howard

Is Your Love Big Enough? – Lianne La Havas

Best Original Film Score

Anna Karenina – Dario Marianelli

Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – John Powell

Ill Manors – Plan B

Best Television Soundtrack

Lucian Freud: Painted Life – John Harle

The Mystery Of Edwin Drood – John Lunn

Upstairs Downstairs Series 2 – Carl Davis

What have been your favourite songs and new compositions released over the past year?