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Nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards 2017 are revealed

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The nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards 2017 have been announced. The awards celebrate the very best in songwriting and composing, highlighting works which were released in the UK in 2016.

Michael Kiwanuka and Laura Mvula have both received two nominations, for Best Song Musically and Lyrically, and Best Album. Coldplay also have two nominations, both in the PRS for Music Most Performed Work category. Their songs ‘Adventure of a Lifetime’ and ‘Hymn For The Weekend’ will battle against Adele’s ‘When We Were Young’.

Ivor Novello Awards Nominations

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

‘Black Man In A White World’
Written by Dean ‘Inflo’ Josiah Cover and Michael Kiwanuka
Performed by Michael Kiwanuka

‘Overcome’
Written by Laura Mvula and Nile Rodgers
Performed by Laura Mvula ft Nile Rodgers

‘Telomere’
Written by Blaine Harrison and Henry Harrison
Performed by Mystery Jets

Best Contemporary Song

‘Love$ick’
Written by A$AP Rocky and Mura Masa
Performed by Mura Masa ft A$AP Rocky

‘Man’
Written by Skepta and Josh Homme
Performed by Skepta

‘Sexual’
Written by Dyo, NEIKED and Elina Stridh
Performed by NEIKED ft Dyo

Album Award

‘Love and Hate’
Written by Brian Burton, Dean ‘Inflo’ Josiah Cover and Michael Kiwanuka
Performed by Michael Kiwanuka

‘Skeleton Tree’
Written by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
Performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

‘The Dreaming Room’
Written by Laura Mvula
Performed by Laura Mvula

PRS for Music Most Performed Work

‘Adventure of a Lifetime’
Written by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin
Performed by Coldplay

‘Hymn For The Weekend’
Written by Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin
Performed by Coldplay

‘When We Were Young’
Written by Adele Adkins and Tobias Jesso Jr
Performed by Adele

Best Original Film Score

High-Rise
Composed by Clint Mansell

Kubo and the Two Strings
Composed by Dario Marianelli

My Scientology Movie
Composed by Dan Jones

Best Television Soundtrack

The Collection
Composed by Dominik Scherrer

The Witness for the Prosecution
Composed by Paul Englishby

War and Peace
Composed by Martin Phipps
Published in the UK by Du Vinage Publishing

Further awards will also be handed out on the night, including: International Achievement, Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Song Collection, PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music, PRS for Music Special International Award, Songwriter of the Year, The Ivors Jazz Award and The Ivors Inspiration Award.

The 62nd Ivor Novello Awards will take place on May 18 at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.

Who do you think will take home a coveted Ivor Novello award? Let us know on Twitter @CelebMix

Written by Katrina Rees

I’m Katrina, or Kat to pretty much everyone. I’m a writer, charity shop manager, boyband lover and all round music fanatic.
Twitter: @lifeofkatrina
Email: katrinanaomirees@gmail.com

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