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The 1975, Hozier, Arctic Monkeys Among The Nominees For 2019 Ivor Novello Awards

The winners of the 2019 awards will be announced at the Grosvenor House in London on Thursday, 23 May.

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The 1975, Hozier, Arctic Monkeys, Jorja Smith, IDLES, Ben Howard, George Ezra, Young Fathers and Let’s Eat Grandma are all among the names leading this year’s Ivor Novello Awards nominations.

Celebrating “the best in British and Irish songwriting” across the last year in the world of music, film, TV and gaming, the awards this year showcase the work of 48 individual songwriters and composers, with 70% of those listed being nominated for the first time.

“The works nominated for The Ivors 2019 are brilliantly diverse, and we’re delighted to see so many first-time nominees recognised,” said Ivor Novello chair Crispin Hunt. “As the only peer-nominated music award in the country, they are a fantastic reflection of the exciting emerging talent of British & Irish music creators today. Our congratulations to all nominated.”

The winners of the 2019 Ivor Novello Awards will be announced at the Grosvenor House in London on Thursday, 23 May.

The full list of nominees is:

BEST SONG MUSICALLY AND LYRICALLY:
‘Four Out Of Five’
Written by Alex Turner
Performed by Arctic Monkeys
Published in the UK by EMI Music Publishing

‘Nica Libres at Dusk’
Written and performed by Ben Howard
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Limited

‘Nina Cried Power’
Written and performed by Hozier
Published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing – The Evolving Music Company

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG:
‘Black Rose’
Written by Ghetts, Kojey Radical, Daniel Miles, JoJo Mukeza and Jaime Naldo Menezes
Performed by Ghetts ft Kojey Radical
Published in the UK by BMG Rights Management and EMI Music Publishing – Stellar Songs

‘Blue Lights’
Written by Guy Bonnet, Dizzee Rascal, Roland Romanelli and Jorja Smith
Performed by Jorja Smith
Published in the UK by EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing and Sony/ATV Music Publishing

‘Love It If We Made It’
Written by George Daniel, Adam Hann, Matthew Healy and Ross MacDonald
Performed by The 1975
Published in the UK by Good Solider Songs.

‘Breathe’
Written by Jax Jones and Ina Wroldsen
Performed by Jax Jones ft Ina Wroldsen
Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing and Reservoir Reverb Music

‘Shotgun’
Written by George Ezra Barnett, FRED and Joel Pott
Performed by George Ezra
Published in the UK by BMG Rights Management and Sony ATV/Music Publishing – Promised Land Music

‘These Days’
Written by Julian Bunetta, Dan Caplen, Macklemore, John Ryan and Jamie Scott
Performed by Rudimental ft Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen
Published in the UK by Big Deal Music – Peermusic UK, BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing and EMI Music Publishing

BEST ALBUM:
Cocoa Sugar
Written by Kayus Bankole, Graham Hastings and Alloysious Massaquoi
Performed by Young Fathers
Published in the UK by Just Isn’t Music Limited

I’m All Ears
Written by Jenny Hollingworth and Rosa Walton
Performed by Let’s Eat Grandma
Published in the UK by Blue Raincoat Songs

Joy As An Act of Resistance
Written by Jonathan Beavis, Mark Bowen, Adam Devonshire, Lee Kiernan and Joseph Talbot
Performed by Idles
Published in the UK by Kobalt Music Publishing

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE:
American Animals
Composed by Anne Nikitin
Published in the UK by Accorder Music – Peermusic UK

Phantom Thread
Composed by Jonny Greenwood
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell North America Limited

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Composed by Daniel Pemberton
Published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK:
Flowers (Series 2)
Composed by Arthur Sharpe
Published in the UK by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Happy New Year, Colin Burstead
Composed by Clint Mansell
Published in the UK by Decca Publishing – Universal Music Publishing

Requiem
Composed by Natasha Khan and Dominik Scherrer
Published in the UK by BMG Rights Management, Du Vinage Publishing and Sony/ATV Music Publishing

BEST ORIGINAL VIDEO GAME SCORE:
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Composed by Michael Georgiades, Joe Henson and Alexis Smith

Q.U.B.E. 2
Composed by David Housden

Sea of Thieves
Composed by Robin Beanland

The categories below will also be announced on the night of the Ivor Novello Awards:

INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT
OUTSTANDING SONG COLLECTION
PRS FOR MUSIC OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MUSIC
PRS FOR MUSIC SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD
SONGWRITERS OF THE YEAR
THE IVORS JAZZ AWARD.

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