Emeli Sande - Emeli Sande Lands Two Ivor Novello Nominations
Scottish singer Emeli Sande will be among the competitors at Britain's prestigious Ivor Novello awards next month (May13) after receiving two top nominations.
The star's track Next To Me is up for Best Song Musically and Lyrically at the 58th annual ceremony, alongside Bat for Lashes (Laura) and Jake Bugg (Two Fingers).
The song will also compete in the Most Performed Work category with stiff competition from Coldplay's Paradise and Dance With Me Tonight by British pop star Olly Murs.
Mercury Prize winners Alt-J and hip-hop star Plan B have also racked up a pair of nominations each at this year's (13) Ivor Novellos, which recognise excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing.
The trophies will be handed out in London on 16 May (13).