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Noel Gallagher Slags Off One Direction At Ivor Novello Awards, (Takes Home A Gong)

By Joe Wilde | 17th May 2013

"I come to the Ivor Novellos because One Direction aren't invited," said Noel Gallagher at this years Ivor Novello Awards, as the mouthy Mancunian commended the awards show for it's exclusivity and celebration of more...

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Adele Wins Two Ivor Novello Awards

17th May 2012

Adele picked up two prizes at the 57th Ivor Novello Awards today (17.05.12). The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker - who was nominated in four categories - was honoured with the accolades for PRS for Music...

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The Cribs Take New Direction

24th May 2010

The Cribs' new album will be keyboard-driven.The group are currently in the studio working on the follow-up LP to 2009's 'Ignore the Ignorant' and guitarist Johnny Marr is impressed by how hard frontman Ryan Jarman...

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Lily Allen's Home Obsession

21st May 2010

Lily Allen can't stop thinking about her new house.The 'Fear' hitmaker won three prizes at the prestigious Ivor Novello Awards in London yesterday (20.05.10) but admitted she couldn't fully enjoy her success because she was...

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Lily Allen And Dizzee Lead The Ivors

20th April 2010

Lily Allen and Dizzee Rascal have been nominated for two Ivor Novello Awards.The London-born singers, who recently toured together, lead the way for this year's coveted songwriting honours, though they will not face each other...

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Yoko Ono Wins Mojo

12th June 2009

Yoko Ono claims John Lennon would not have been surprised that she won a major music honour.The widow of the late Beatles legend was handed a Lifetime Achievement gong - her first ever music award...

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Guy Garvey's Scooby Dream

22nd May 2009

Guy Garvey wants to be a cartoon villain.The Elbow frontman would love to star in children's animated series 'Scooby Doo' - which features a group of teenagers and their pet dog who solve mysteries by...

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Duffy To Record Bond Song

22nd May 2009

Duffy is set to sing the next James Bond theme.Work has already started on the follow-up to 'Quantum of Solace' - starring Daniel Craig as the British spy - and one of the film's producers...

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Elbow Pick Up Two Ivor Novello Awards

22nd May 2009

Elbow have followed up their recent Mercury Music Prize with two Ivor Novello awards.The indie band won the award for best song musically and lyrically for One Day Like This and the best contemporary song...

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Sophie Ellis-bextor's Mucky Make-up

22nd May 2009

Sophie Ellis-Bextor attended the Ivor Novello awards in day-old make-up.The 30-year-old singer - who was accompanied to Thursday's ceremony (21.05.09) by her musician husband Richard Jones - boasted flawless skin and smoky eyeshadow on the...

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Cerys Matthews To Duet With Manics

22nd May 2009

Cerys Matthews is to duet with the Manic Street Preachers.The Catatonia singer and the 'Design For Life' rockers are planning to meet in a studio in their native Wales later this year and see if...

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Elbow Conquer Ivors

21st May 2009

Elbow were the big winners at the Ivor Novello Awards in London today (21.05.09).The group - who won two BRIT Awards earlier this year and the Nationwide Mercury Prize in 2008 - scooped Best Contemporary...

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Duran Duran Thrilled By Greatest Video Accolade

3rd October 2008

Duran Duran have expressed their delight at their video Rio being voted the greatest of all time by MTV viewers.The 80s legends saw off competition from Nirvana, Michael Jackson and Madonna to claim the best...

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Jack White And Alicia Keys Duet On Bond Theme

30th July 2008

The theme for Quantum of Solace, the 22nd James Bond film, will be sung by Jack White and Alicia Keys.For the first time in the franchise's history, the theme song will be a duet.Another Way...

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Winehouse And Ronson Revive Bond Theme Plans

24th May 2008

Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson have resumed work on a planned theme song for the new James Bond movie.The Rehab star and the popular producer had begun to collaborate on a theme for Quantum of...

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Trio Of Ivor Novello Nominations For Amy Winehouse

21st April 2008

Amy Winehouse is in the running for three Ivor Novello awards after the nominations were published today.The 24-year-old has been named in the best song musically and lyrically category twice for Love is a Losing...

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Kylie Scoops Industry Gong

30th October 2007

Australian pop princess Kylie Minogue has picked up another award to add to her brimming collection.The former Neighbours star was honoured with the Music Industry Trust gong last night in London.It recognises her contribution to...

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Doherty: 'I've Been Bugged'

27th May 2005

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY stole the show at the IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS last night (26MAY05), by claiming his London home has been "bugged". The former LIBERTINE, who has been heroin-free since having implants fitted...

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Geldof Confirms Live 8

27th May 2005

LATEST: Rock campaigner SIR BOB GELDOF has confirmed charity concert LIVE 8 will go ahead this summer (02JUL05) - but warned music fans the gig will not be "a LIVE AID 2". At the...

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Streets, Keane And Bedingfield Battle For Top Novello Award

11th April 2005

THE STREETS, KEANE and NATASHA BEDINGFIELD will compete for the top prize at the 50th IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS in London next month (MAY05). Rapper MIKE SKINNER's The Streets track DRY YOUR EYES, Keane's EVERYBODY'S...

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Elton John Joins British Academy

13th July 2004

British rocker SIR ELTON JOHN has been invited to become a fellow of the BRITISH ACADEMY OF COMPOSERS AND SONGWRITERS to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the prestigious IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS. Sir Elton will...

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