Ivor Novello Awards – the results

Kaiser Chiefs, Gorillaz and New Order all triumph

Kaiser Chiefs and New Order were among the winners at today’s (May 25) Ivor Novello Awards in London.

The 51st annual ceremony took place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, and saw the Kaisers claim the Best Album prize for their debut effort ‘Employment’.

New Order were honoured in the Outstanding Song Collection category, while other winners were Athlete, Gorillaz pair Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett and James Blunt, who claimed two prizes.

Coldplay, who had three nominations, and Arctic Monkeys were among the acts who missed out on a prize.

The full list of winners is:

Best Song Musically & Lyrically: KT Tunstall: ‘Suddenly I See’

Most Performed Work: James Blunt: ‘You’re Beautiful’

Best Television Soundtrack: Rob Lane ‘Elizabeth I’

Outstanding Song Collection: New Order

Best Selling UK Single: Shayne Ward: ‘That’s My Goal’

Best Album: Kaiser Chiefs: ‘Employment’

The Ivors Classical Music Award: Sir Harrison Birtwistle

International Hit Of The Year: James Blunt: ‘You’re Beautiful’

Best Original Film Score: ‘Evil’

Best Contemporary Song: Athlete: ‘Wires’

International Achievement: Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)

Songwriters Of the Year: Damon Albarn/Jamie Hewlett (Gorillaz)

PRS Outstanding Contribution To British Music: Ray Davies

The Special International Award: Kenny Gamble/Leon Huff

The Academy Fellowship: Barry Gibb/Maurice Gibb (Posthumous)/Robin Gibb (The Bee Gees)