April 17, 2012 12:14

PJ Harvey, Adele, Kate Bush nominated for Ivor Novello Awards

Trio head-up an all-female shortlist in the album category

PJ Harvey, Adele, Kate Bush nominated for Ivor Novello Awards

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Adele, Kate Bush and PJ Harvey have landed nominations for best album at next month's Ivor Novello awards, the first time that all the nods in the Best Album category are for women.

Two of Adele's tracks, 'Rolling in the Deep' and 'Someone Like You' are up for the Most Performed Work award, while she will battle it out with Florence And The Machine and Ed Sheeran for Best Song.

Lana Del Rey's 'Video Games', James Blake's 'The Wilhelm Scream' and Nero's 'Promises' are up for Best Contemporary Song. Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood also gets a nod in the Best Original Film Score category for his work on We Need To Talk About Kevin.

The British songwriting awards ceremony will take place in Grosvenor House, London May. See Theivors.com for more information and below for the full list of nominations.

Best Song Musically and Lyrically
'Rolling In The Deep' by Adele
'Shake It Out' by Florence and the Machine
'The A Team' by Ed Sheeran

Best Contemporary Song
'Promises' by Nero
'The Wilhelm Scream' by James Blake
'Video Games' by Lana Del Rey

Album Award
'21' by Adele
'50 Words For Snow' by Kate Bush
'Let England Shake' by PJ Harvey

Best Original Film Score
Life In A Day
The First Grader
We Need To Talk About Kevin
Best Television Soundtrack
Leonardo
Page Eight
The Shadow Line

PRS for Music Most Performed Work
'Rolling In The Deep' by Adele
'Someone Like You' by Adele
'The Flood' by Take That

Florence And Machine are among the acts playing at this year's T In The Park, which is taking place July 6-8 in Balado Park, Kinross. To check the availability of T In The Park 2012 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Meanwhile, you can watch PJ Harvey talking to NME about the making of 'Let England Shake' in the exclusive video below below.

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Video: Why PJ Harvey's 'Let England Shake' Is The Album Of 2011

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