Harry Styles and Lianne La Havas were also among last night's victors.
The new track also features on the Queen star's upcoming solo album, 'Outsider', set for release on October 1.
This year's ceremony honoring British and Irish songwriters and screen composers will take place at Grosvenor House in London on September 21.
The album was platinum in America within four months and contained four irresistible singles.
Forever to be associated with 1969's Ivor Novello Award-winning chart-topper 'Where Do You Go To My Lovely,' Sarstedt continued to record and perform with great regularity.
News of Stephens' death was acknowledged by Tim Rice and Andrew Loog Oldham, among many others.
The joyful new track is a taste of what’s to come from Cullum’s forthcoming festive collection 'The Pianoman At Christmas'.
The annual awards, selected by juries of the winners’ peers, celebrate British songwriting and scoring for film and television.
The Ivors Academy also recognizes such writers as Stormzy, Dave, Nick Cave, Labrinth and Calvin Harris.
Critically lauded at the time of its release, 'Frank' sold over a million copies and was certified triple platinum in the UK.
The release is Hayward's first solo studio material since the widely-praised 2013 album 'Spirits of the Western Sky. '
A tribute to the singer-songwriter who has won countless gold discs and awards and written such signature songs as 'Drop The Pilot,' 'Me Myself I' and 'Love and Affection.'
The EP consists of four songs recorded live at Oxford's Sheldonian Theatre earlier this year.
Banned at the time, the promotional film for the 1985 single has been recreated from the original film rushes and the new audio mix.
The prestigious run of shows kicks off on 16 November at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey.