IVOR NOVELLO NOMINATIONS – THE CONCRETE TRUTH

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COLDPLAY, DAVID GRAY, U2, S CLUB 7, and BOB THE BUILDER are amongst the nominations for this year’s IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS.

This year’s awards take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on May 24, and are regarded as one of the most prestigious ceremonies recognising British songwriting talent.

In the ‘Best Song Musically And Lyrically’ category, Coldplay‘s ‘Trouble’ is nominated alongside David Gray,’s ‘Babylon’ and S Club 7‘s ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’.

Elsewhere, in the ‘Best Contemporary Song’ category, U2‘s ‘Beautiful Day’ single is nominated, as is ‘Seven Days’ by Craig David and ‘Please Forgive Me’ by David Gray.

This year’s nominations are:

Best Song Musically And Lyrically

Coldplay – ‘Trouble’

David Gray – ‘Babylon’

S Club 7 – ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’

Best Contemporary Song

U2 – ‘Beautiful Day’

Craig David – ‘Seven Days’

David Gray – ‘Please Forgive Me’

The Ivor’s Dance Award

B-15 Project – Girls Like Us

Artful Dodger featuring Craig David – ‘Woman Trouble’

Moloko – ‘The Time Is Now’

Best Original Film Score

‘Chicken Run’

‘X Men’

‘Gangster No 1’

Most Performed Work

Gabrielle – ‘Rise’

Robbie WIlliams – ‘Rock DJ’

All Saints – ‘Pure Shores’

International Hit Of The Year

Melanie C – ‘I Turn To You’

Sonique – ‘It Feels So Good’

Tom Jones – ‘Sexbomb’

Best Selling UK Single

All Saints – ‘Pure Shores’

Bob The Builder – ‘Can We Fix It?’

Sonique – ‘It Feels So Good’

Other awards will be given for ‘Outstanding Song Collection’, ‘International Achievement’, ‘Lifetime Achievement’, ‘Outstanding Contribution To British Music’, ‘Songwriter Of The Year’ and ‘The Academy Fellowship’.