The bands are honoured at a glittering ceremony in central London...

RADIOHEAD and The Darkness have won IVOR NOVELLO awards at a ceremony today (May 27) in LONDON.

The ceremony honours British songwriters, composers and music publishers, and took place at London’s Grosvenor House.

Radiohead picked up the award for International Achievement, while rockers [a][/a] were also rewarded.

The main winners were:

Best song Musically And Lyrically – Will Young, ‘Leave Right Now’

Best Contemporary Song – Amy Winehouse, ‘Stronger Than Me’

Ivors Dance Award – Goldfrapp, ‘Strict Machine’

PRS Most Performed Work – Jamelia, ‘Superstar’

International Hit Of The Year – Dido, ‘White Flag’

Best Selling UK Single – Gary Jules, ‘Mad World’

Outstanding Song Collection – Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, Lol Creme, Graham Gouldman

International Achievement – Radiohead

Outstanding Contribution To British Music – Errol Brown

Songwriters Of The Year – Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain, Ed Graham

The Special International Award – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland (Holland Dozier Holland)