Florence Welch, Coldplay and Dario Marianelli Among Top Honorees at 62nd Annual Ivor Novello Awards

May 23, 2017

The Ivor Novello Awards, held on May 18th at the Grosvenor House in London, celebrated, honored and rewarded excellence in music from the past year. Songwriters and composers whose music is licensed through ASCAP in the US took home an impressive 10 out of the 14 awards. The Ivors are named in honor of Ivor Novello, Britain’s most successful and distinguished theatrical composer and are presented by BASCA in association with PRS for Music.

ASCAP's Winning Songwriters and Composers

Best Song Musically and Lyrically
“Black Man in a White World”
Dean ‘Inflo’ Josiah Cover and Michael Kiwanuka - PRS

Best Contemporary Song
Skepta - PRS

PRS Most Performed Work
“Hymn for the Weekend”
Coldplay - PRS

International Achievement
Florence Welch - PRS

Lifetime Achievement Award
Nitin Sawhney - PRS

Songwriter of The Year
Skepta - PRS

PRS for Music Special International Award
Bill Withers

The Ivor's Jazz Award
John Surman - PRS

Best Original Film Score
Kubo and the Two Strings
Dario Marianelli - PRS

Best Television Soundtrack
War and Peace
Martin Phipps - PRS

Click here to read our interview with Martin about his War and Peace score