COLDPLAY, OASIS NOMINATED FOR IVOR NOVELLO AWARD

A host of big names in with a chance of the top songwriting prize...

OASIS, COLDPLAY, Streets and Ms Dynamite are amongst the names who will be fighting for an IVOR NOVELLO award for British songwriting next month.

The stars will gather at Le Meridien Grosvenor House, Park Lane in central London on May 22 for the 48th annual ceremony.

Coldplay‘s ‘In My Place’ is up against

Avril Lavigne ‘Weak Become Heroes’ and Kylie Minogue‘s ‘It Takes More’ in the Best Contemporary Song category, while Noel Gallagher, with ‘Stop Crying Your Heart Out’, is pitched against Aqualung’s ‘Strange And Beautiful’ and Liberty‘s ‘The Other Side’ for Best Song Musically And Lyrically.

In other categories, U2, [/a], Robbie Williams , [a] , X-Press 2 and [/a] also feature.

Last year, [a]’s ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’ was the big winner, snapping up three gongs. Ash

and U2 were also winners.

The full nominations for the Ivor Novellos run:

BEST SONG MUSICALLY & LYRICALLY

Song: ‘Strange and Beautiful’

Writer/s: Matthew Hales/Kim Oliver

Performed By: Aqualung

Song: ‘The Other Side’

Writer/s: David Gray

Performed By: David Gray

Song: ‘Stop Crying Your Heart Out’

Writer/s: Noel Gallagher

Performed By: Oasis

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Song: ‘It Takes More’

Writer/s: Ms Dynamite/Punch

Performed By: Ms Dynamite

Song: ‘Weak Becomes Heroes’

Writer/s: Michael Skinner

Performed By: The Streets

Song: ‘In My Place’

Writer/s: Guy Berryman, Jonathan Buckland, William Champion, Christopher Martin

Performed By: Coldplay

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR TELEVISION

Broadcast: ‘Feltham Sings’

Composer: Errol Francis/Simon Armitage

Broadcast: ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’

Composer: Colin Towns

Broadcast: ‘Danger In Tiger Paradise’

Composer: David Mitcham

THE IVORS DANCE AWARD

Song: ‘Shake UR Body’

Writer/s: Andre Williams/Diana Joseph

Performed By: Shy FX Featuring T Power

Song: ‘Lazy’

Writer/s: Ashley Beedle/Darren House/Darren Rock/David Byrne

Performed By: X-Press 2

Song: ‘It Just Won’t Do’

Writer/s: Tim Liken/Ben Onono

Performed By: Tim Deluxe Featuring Sam Obernik

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

Film: ‘Die Another Day’

Composer: David Arnold

Film: ‘The Quiet American’

Composer: Craig Armstrong

Film: ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’

Composer: Peter Gabriel

THE IVORS CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARD

Work: ‘Dead March’

Composer: Gerald Barry

Work: ‘Sophie’s Choice’

Composer: Nicholas Maw

Work: ‘Boots Of Lead’

Composer: Simon Holt

PRS MOST PERFORMED WORK

Song: ‘Love At First Sight’

Writer/s: Kylie Minogue/Richard Stannard/Julian Gallagher/Ashley Howes/Martin Harrington

Performed By: Kylie Minogue

Song: ‘Just A Little’

Writer/s: Michelle Escoffery/John Hammond Hagan/George Hammond Hagan

Performed By: Liberty X

Song: ‘In Your Eyes’

Writer/s: Kylie Minogue/Richard Stannard/Julian Gallagher/Ashley Howes

Performed By: Kylie Minogue

INTERNATIONAL HIT OF THE YEAR

Song: ‘Electrical Storm’

Writer/s: Adam Clayton/Dave Evans/Paul Hewson/Laurence Mullen

Performed By: U2

Song: ‘Complicated’

Writer/s: Christy Lauren/David Alspach/Graham Edwards/Avril Lavigne

Performed By: Avril Lavigne

Song: ‘Feel’

Writer/s: Robbie Williams/Guy Chambers

Performed By: Robbie Williams

BEST SELLING UK SINGLE

Song: ‘Hero’

Writer/s: Paul Barry/Enrique Iglesias/Mark Taylor

Performed By: Enrique Iglesias

Song: ‘Anything Is Possible’

Writer/s: Cathy Dennis/Chris Braide

Performed By: Will Young

Song: ‘Just A Little’

Writer/s: Michelle Escoffery/John Hammond Hagan/George Hammond Hagan

Performed By: Liberty X

OTHER AWARDS:

OUTSTANDING SONG COLLECTION/INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT/PRS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO BRITISH MUSIC

SONGWRITER/S OF THE YEAR/THE SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL AWARD