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BMI’s UK Stars Honored at Annual Ivor Awards

Posted in News on June 5, 2002

Some of BMI's biggest British songwriters and composers were among the winners at the 47th annual Ivor Novello Awards presented on May 23 at Le Meridien Grosvenor House in London. The Ivor Novello Awards, presented by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters, are internationally respected as the premier award ceremony honoring British songwriters and composers and their contributions to the music industry.

BMI Ivor Award Winners:

Best Original Music for a Television/Radio Broadcast
The Blue Planet by George Fenton

Best Original Film Score
Shrek
by Harry Gregson-Williams

Best-Selling UK Single
"Pure & Simple" by Pete Kirtley (PRS)

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Sting (PRS)

PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music
Kate Bush (PRS)

Special International Award
Benny Andersson (STIM) & Bjorn Ulvaeus (BUMA)