Coldplay Head Up Ivor Novellos
British rock band COLDPLAY have been named Songwriters of the Year at the IVOR NOVELLO awards in London.
The IN MY PLACE band were commended for their second album A RUSH OF BLOOD TO THE HEAD, but lost out in the Best Contemporary Song category to WEAK BECOME HEROES by MIKE SKINNER, aka THE STREETS.
Former BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON was awarded the SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD during the ceremony, which took place today (22MAY03) at the GROVESNOR HOUSE HOTEL.
Other rock stalwarts such as BRYAN FERRY, previously of ROXY MUSIC and Irish rock legends U2 were also recognised in the annual awards.
The full list of winners is:
Best Song Musically + Lyrically - THE OTHER SIDE - DAVID GRAY
Best Contemporary Song - Weak Become Heroes - The Streets
PRs Most Performed Work - JUST A LITTLE - LIBERTY X
Best Selling UK Single - ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE - WILL YOUNG
International Hit Of The Year - COMPLICATED - AVRIL LAVIGNE
The Ivors Dance Award - LAZY - X-PRESS 2 featuring DAVID BYRNE
Best Original Film Score - THE QUIET AMERICAN - CRAIG ARMSTRONG
Best Original Music For Television - FELTHAM SINGS - Dextrous/Simon Armitage
The Ivors Classical Music Award - BOOTS OF LEAD - SIMON HOLT
Songwriters Of The Year - Coldplay
International Achievement - UB40
PRs Outstanding Contribution To British Music - BRYAN FERRY
Outstanding Song Collection - U2
The Special International Award - Brian Wilson22/05/2003 17:12