The Ivor Novello Award Winners 2014

The 59th Ivor Novello Awards took place yesterday at Grosvenor House in London. The Ivors are internationally respected for honouring excellence in British music writing. They are judged and presented by the writing community and for over 50 years have been given annually to outstanding songwriters and composers.
Proper are delighted that two of our distributed artists won awards at yesterdays event, Nick Cave won the Album Award for Push The Sky Away, while Passenger won the PRS for Music Most Performed Work for the song Let Her Go from their latest album All The Little Lights.

Album Award
Push the Sky Away [Nick Cave] – written by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, published in the UK by Mute Song

PRS for Music Most Performed Work
Let Her Go [Passenger] – written by Mike Rosenberg, published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Best Contemporary Song
Retrograde [James Blake] – written by James Blake, published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing

Songwriter of the Year
Tom Odell

Best Television Soundtrack
Ripper Street – composed by Dominik Scherrer, published in the UK by Du Vinage Publishing and Sony/ATV Music Publishing

International Achievement
Ed Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Marcus Mumford [Mumford & Sons]

Best Original Film Score
The Epic of Everest – composed by Simon Fisher Turner, published in the UK by Mute Song

The Ivors Inspiration Award
Jerry Dammers

PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music
Jeff Beck

Best Song Musically and Lyrically
Strong [London Grammer] – written by Dominic Major, Hannah Reid and Daniel Rothman, published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music

Outstanding Song Collection
Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons [The Chemical Brothers]

Lifetime Achievement
Christine McVie

PRS for Music Special International Award
Nile Rodgers

The Ivors Classical Music Award
John McCabe