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The Ivors 2008

Album Award - Presenter Guy Garvey

Best Contemporary Song - Simon Aldred and presenter Brett Anderson

Best Original Film Score - Dario Marianelli

Best Selling British Single - Winners

Best Song Musically and Lyrically - Amy Winehouse

Best Television Soundtrack - Martin Phipps

International Achievement - Phil Collins and presenter Robert Plant

Best Original Film Score - Presenter Benedict Cumberbatch and Dario Marianelli

Lifetime Achievement - David Gilmour

Lifetime Achievement - Presenter Robert Wyatt

Outstanding Song Collection - Gabrielle

PRS Most Performed Work - Gary Barlow and Howard Donald

PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music - Glenn Tilbrook

PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music - Chris Difford

PRS Outstanding Contribution to British Music - Presenter Mark Ronson

Songwriter of the Year - Mika

Special International Award - Diane Warren

The Great Room - The Ivors 2008

The Ivors Classical Music Award - Jonathan Dove

The Ivors Inspiration Award - Jazzie B

The 53rd Ivor Novello Awards were presented by BASCA and sponsored by PRS on 22nd May 2008 at the Grosvenor House, London.

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In Rainbows

Written by Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Edward O’Brien, Philip Selway and Thom Yorke
published in the UK by Warner Chappell Music
performed by Radiohead

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Man On The Roof

Written & Performed by Stephen Fretwell
Published by Universal Music Publishing

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Thirst For Romance

Written by Simon Aldred
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Performed by Cherry Ghost

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Foundations

Written by Paul Epworth and Kate Nash
Published by EMI Music Publishing – Universal Music Publishing
Performed by Kate Nash

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Golden Skans

Written by Jamie Reynolds – James Righton – Simon Taylor-Davies
Published by Universal Music Publishing
Performed by The Klaxons

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People Help The People

Written by Simon Aldred
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Performed by Cherry Ghost

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Atonement

Composed by Dario Marianelli
Published by Universal Music Publishing

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Becoming Jane

Composed by Adrian Johnston
Published by Rights Worldwide Ltd – Universal Music Publishing

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La Vie en Rose

Composed by Christopher Gunning

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Let Me Out

Written by Rosi Golan and Jamie Hartman
Published by Reverb Music Ltd
Performed by Ben’s Brother

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Love Is A Losing Game

Written & Performed by Amy Winehouse
Published by EMI Music Publishing

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You Know I’m No Good

Written & Performed by Amy Winehouse
Published by EMI Music Publishing

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Beautiful Liar

Written by Ian Dench, Mikkel Eriksen, Amanda Ghost, Tor Erik Hermansen and Beyonce Knowles
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing – Bucks Music Group – EMI Music Publishing
Performed by Beyonce

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Grace Kelly

Written by Jodi Marr, John Merchant, Mika and Dan Warner
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing – Rondor Music International – Universal Music Publishing
Performed by MIKA

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Rehab

Written & Performed by Amy Winehouse
Published by EMI Music Publishing

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Winner

Oliver Twist

Composed by Martin Phipps
Published by BDi Music Limited

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Primo

Composed by Jonathan Goldstein
Published by Bucks Music Group

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Who Killed Mrs de Ropp?

Composed by Paul Moessl
Published by BBC Worldwide (administered by Universal Music Publishing)

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Ruby

Written by Nicholas Baines, Nick Hodgson, James Rix, Andrew White and Ricky Wilson
Published by Imagem Music
Performed by Kaiser Chiefs

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Shine

Written by Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange, Mark Owen and Stephen Robson
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing – EMI Music Publishing – Universal Music Publishing – V2 Music Publishing
Performed by Take That

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Starz In Their Eyes

Written by Jack Allsopp
Published by Universal Music Publishing

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