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The Ivors 2018

Host Paul Gambaccini

Songwriter of the Year - Ed Sheeran with presenter Eric Clapton

PRS for Music Special International Award - Lionel Richie

Outstanding Song Collection - Cathy Dennis

Best Television Soundtrack - Richard Paine and Dan Jones

Best Contemporary Song - Dave and Fraser T Smith

International Achievement - Billy Ocean

Best Original Video Game Score - Presenter Gemma Cairney

Best Original Video Game Score - Alexis Smith, Joris de Man and Joe Henson

Album Award - Stormzy

Best Original Film Score - Andy Heath and Mica Levi

The Ivors Inspiration Award - Shane MacGowan

The Ivors Classical Music Award - Thea Musgrave

PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music - Presenter Tom Watson

PRS for Music Most Performed Work - Johnny McDaid, Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac

Album Award - Presenter Laura Mvula and Stormzy

Best Song Musically and Lyrically - Pete Turner, Guy Garvey and Mark Potter

Album Award - Presenter Laura Mvula

Nigel Elderton, Ed Sheeran, Lionel Richie and Paul Clements

The Great Room - The Ivors 2018

The 63rd Ivor Novello Awards were presented on Thursday 31st May at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.

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A Fever Dream

Written by Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alex Robertshaw and Michael Spearman
Published in the UK by Black Butter Music Publishing – BMG
Performed by Everything Everything

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Gang Signs & Prayer

Written by Michael ‘Stormzy’ Omari
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd
Performed by Stormzy

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Moonshine Freeze

Written by Kate Stables
Published in the UK by Beggars Music – 4AD Songs
Performed by This is the Kit

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Cola

Written by Michael di Scala, Alexander Kotz AKA Elderbrook and Dave Whelan
Published in the UK by Defected Music Ltd and Black Butter Music Publishing – BMG
Performed by CamelPhat and Elderbrook

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Don’t Cry For Me

Written by Michael ‘Stormzy’ Omari, Varren Wade and Wizzy Wow
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd, Bucks Music Group and Wardlaw Music
Performed by Stormzy ft. Raleigh Ritchie

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Question Time

Written by Dave and Fraser T Smith
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd and Kobalt Music Publishing
Performed by Dave

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IT

Composed by Benjamin Wallfisch
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing

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Jackie

Composed by Mica Levi
Published in the UK by Beggars Music

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Paddington

Composed by Dario Marianelli
Published in the UK by Studiocanal

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Composed by David Garcia Diaz and Andy LaPlegua

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Horizon Zero Dawn

Composed by Joris de Man, Joe Henson and Alexis Smith

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Composed by Igor Haefeli and Elena Tonra
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing

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(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano

Written by Sampha
Published in the UK by Beggars Music – Young Turks Music
Performed by Sampha

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Can’t Do

Written by Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alex Robertshaw and Michael Spearman
Published in the UK by Black Butter Music Publishing – BMG
Performed by Everything Everything

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Magnificent (She Says)

Written by Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner
Published in the UK by Salvation Music Ltd – Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd
Performed by Elbow

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Babs

Composed by Rob Lane
Published in the UK by Du Vinage Publishing

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SS-GB

Composed by Dan Jones
Published in the UK by Faber Music and Universal Music Publishing

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The Miniaturist

Composed by Dan Jones
Published in the UK by Faber Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd

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Castle on the Hill

Written by Benny Blanco and Ed Sheeran
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing and Ed Sheeran Limited – Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd
Performed by Ed Sheeran

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Human

Written by Jamie Hartman and Rag ΄n΄ Bone Man
Published in the UK by Reservoir Reverb Music and Warner/Chappell Music Ltd
Performed by Rag ΄n΄ Bone Man

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Shape of You

Written by Steve Mac, Johnny McDaid and Ed Sheeran
Published in the UK by Rokstone Music – Universal Music Publishing, Spirit B-Unique – Polar Patrol and Ed Sheeran Limited – Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd
Performed by Ed Sheeran

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