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Adele and Sheeran triumph at Ivor Novellos
We've the full list of winners for your perusal.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 17 May 2012
The prestigious gongs have just been handed out at this year's Ivor Novello Awards, held in London's Grosvenor House Hotel this afternoon. Needless to say, given the few years she's been having, Adele has once again won big.
Not only did the ubiquitous 'Rolling In The Deep' pick up the PRS for Music Most Performed Work Award, but the young British star also won the title of Songwriter Of The Year.
Ed Sheeran, a man with proud Irish roots, scooped the coveted Best Song award for 'The A-Team'.
In a year dominated by the ladies, PJ Harvey pipped Adele and Kate Bush to the Best Album prize for her Let England Shake and Lana Del Rey walked away with Best Contemporary Song for 'Video Games'.
Elsewhere, Mark Knopfler was given a Lifetime Achievement and Siouxsie Sioux was presented with the Ivors Inspiration Award.
Here's the full illustrious rundown:
Best Song Musically and Lyrically
Ed Sheeran: 'The A-Team' (written by: Ed Sheeran)
Best Contemporary Song
Lana Del Rey: 'Video Games' (written by: Lana Del Rey, Justin Parker)
PJ Harvey: Let England Shake (written by PJ Harvey)
PRS for Music Most Performed Work
Adele: 'Rolling In The Deep' (written by: Adele Adkins, Paul Epworth)
Best Television Soundtrack
The Shadow Line (composed by: Martin Phipps)
Best Original Film Score
The First Grader (composed by: Alex Heffes)
PRS For Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music
Outstanding Song Collection
The Ivors Jazz Award
The Ivors Inspiration Award
Songwriter of the Year
PRS for Music Special International Award
Andrew Lloyd Webber