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BMI Congratulates its Ivor Novello Award Winners in London

Posted in News on May 22, 2017
Top row: Bill Withers, Laura Mvula, Gary Numan; Middle row: Anne Dudley, Pulp; Bottom row: John Surman, Nitin Sawhney
Top row: Bill Withers, Laura Mvula, Gary Numan; Middle row: Anne Dudley, Pulp; Bottom row: John Surman, Nitin Sawhney

BMI’s London team was proudly in attendance at the 62nd annual Ivor Novello awards on Thursday, May 18, to celebrate our foreign songwriters whose work is licensed in the U.S. by BMI. Hosted at the Grosvenor House on Park Lane, the star-studded event honored the best of U.K. songwriting in 2016, as well as several music creators who have made outstanding contributions to British music.

Congratulations to these writers for their awards and achievements:

Album Award
Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room

PRS For Music Special International Award
Bill Withers

The Ivors Inspiration Award
Gary Numan

Lifetime Achievement
Nitin Sawhney

PRS For Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music
Anne Dudley

Outstanding Song Collection
Pulp (Russel Senior, Nick Banks, Jarvis Cocker, Mark Webber, Candida Doyle, and Steve Mackey)

The Ivors Jazz Award
John Surman