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. '
The album was platinum in America within four months and contained four irresistible singles.
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.
The new track follows the band's most recent album 'Wildness', their first studio set in seven years, which reached No. 2 in the UK album charts.
The new song marks the ex-Supergrass frontman's first new material since 2018's 'World's Strongest Man' album.
The winners of the 2019 awards will be announced at the Grosvenor House in London on Thursday, 23 May.
The British singer-songwriter's dates on Sheeran's tour stretch from May to August 2019.
The keyboard maestro will give his last ever UK performances of his epic live album this summer.
The album marked KT's spectacular arrival in the mainstream, selling five million copies worldwide and going five-times platinum in the UK.
The new release celebrates the tenth anniversary of their original performance with the BBC Concert Orchestra.