The songwriting elite gathered at the Grosvenor House in London yesterday to witness rapper/singer-songwriter Plan B win Songwriter Of The Year, Best Album and the PRS For Music Most Performed Work Award for ‘She Said’ at The Ivor Novello Awards. Plan B whose real name is Benjamin Drew has had an amazing year and certainly deserved the win.
Dizzee Rascal picked up The Ivors Inspiration Award. Here is a list of the winners.
Best Song Musically And Lyrically: Villagers – Becoming A Jackal (Conor O’Brien)
Best Contemporary Song: Tinie Tempah – Pass Out (Timothy McKenzie, Patrick Okogwu, Marc Williams)
Album Award: Plan B – The Defamation Of Strickland Banks (Benjamin Drew)
PRS For Music Most Performed Work: Plan B – She Said (Eric Appapoulay, Richard Cassell, Benjamin Drew, Tom Wright-Goss)
Best Television Soundtrack: Any Human Heart (Dan Jones)
Best Original Film Score: How To Train Your Dragon (John Powell)
Best Original Video Game Score: Napoleon: Total War (Richard Beddow, Richard Birdsall, Ian Livingstone)
International Achievement: Muse
Outstanding Song Collection: Steve Winwood
PRS For Music Outstanding Contribution To British Music: Paul Rodgers
PRS For Music Special International Award: Stephen Sondheim
Songwriter Of The Year: Benjamin Drew
The Ivors Classical Music Award: Michael Nyman
The Ivors Inspiration Award: Dizzee Rascal