BMI Stars Shine Bright at Ivors

Posted in News on June 5, 2001
Some of BMI's biggest British songwriters and composers were among the winners at the 46th annual Ivor Novello Awards presented on May 24 by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters at Le Meridien Grosvenor House in London. The Ivor Novello Awards honor British songwriters and composers and their contributions to the music industry.

BMI's Phil Graham (left) is seen here with BMI composer Michael Kamen, who received an Ivor for the Best Original Film Score for X-Men, and Mick Jones of the Clash, who received the PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music award

BMI's Phil Graham (left) congratulates BMI songwriter John Barry on receiving the Academy Fellowship at the Ivors

BMI's Ivor Novello Award Winners

Best Original Film Score
Michael Kamen

International Hit of the Year
"It Feels So Good"
performed by Sonique
written by Simon Belofsky and Graeme Pleeth

Best Selling UK Single
"Can We Fix It"
performed by Bob the Builder
written by Paul Joyce

Lifetime Achievement
Pete Townshend

PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music
The Clash

The Academy Fellowship
John Barry