Following the announcement of their Rising Star nominees earlier this month, the Ivors Academy announced their full list of nominations for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards, and BMI is very pleased to congratulate its many prominent affiliates recognized among them. Representing the most impactful accomplishments in songwriting and composing, the prestigious Ivor Novello awards are presented to music creators by their peers from within the United Kingdom.
The winners will be announced on September 2, 2020.
Congratulations to all our nominees. Good luck.
Ghosteen - Written by Nick Cave* (APRA) and Warren Ellis* (APRA)
Performed by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Grey Area - Written by Inflo and Little Simz
Performed by Little Simz.
Best Contemporary Song
“Black” - Written by Fraser T. Smith
Performed by Dave.
Best Original Film Score
For Sama - Composed by Nainita Desai* (PRS)
Midsommar - Composed by Bobby Krlic
Monos - Composed by Mica Levi* (PRS)
Best Television Soundtrack
Euphoria - Composed by Labrinth
PRS for Music Most Performed Work
“Higher Love” – Written by Will Jennings and Steve Winwood* (PRS)
Performed by Kygo and Whitney Houston
“Someone You Loved” – Written by Thomas Barnes and Sam Roman
Performed by Lewis Capaldi
“Dancing with a Stranger” - Written by Sam Smith
Performed by Sam Smith and Normani.
“Giant” - Written by Jamie Hartman and Troy Miller* (PRS)
Performed by Calvin Harris and Rag ‘n’ Bone Man.
“Hold Me While You Wait” - Written by Jamie Hartman
Performed by Lewis Capaldi.
*Licensing through BMI