Everything Everything, Foals, The xx up for Ivor Novello Awards

Bombay Bicycle Club, Villagers, Tine Tempah also nominated

Everything Everything have landed two nominations for this year’s Ivor Novello Awards, with Foals, The xx and Bombay Bicycle Club also up for awards.

The Manchester band are nominated for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for their single ‘MY KZ, UR BF’ and for the Best Album Award for their debut ‘Man Alive’.

Everything Everything face competition from Villagers and from FoalsNME Best Track winner ‘Spanish Sahara’ in the Best Song Musically and Lyrically category.

Katy B and Tinie Tempah are also nominated, while Plan B is up for two nods, including Best Album for ‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’.

The British songwriting awards ceremony will take place in Grosvenor House, London on May 19. See Theivors.com for more information and below for the full list of nominations.

Best Song Musically and Lyrically

‘Becoming A Jackal’ by Villagers
‘MY KZ, UR BF’ by Everything Everything
‘Spanish Sahara’ by Foals

Best Contemporary Song

‘Islands’ by The xx
‘Katy On A Mission’ by Katy B
‘Pass Out’ by Tinie Tempah

Best Album Award

‘Flaws’ by Bombay Bicycle Club
‘Man Alive’ by Everything Everything
‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’ by Plan B

PRS Award For Music Most Performed Work

‘All The Lovers’ by Kylie Minogue
‘She Said’ by Plan B
‘This Ain’t A Love Song’ by Scouting for Girls

Best Television Soundtrack

Agatha Christie’s Marple, Series V
Any Human Heart
Going Postal

Best Original Film Score

How To Train Your Dragon

Best Original Video Game Score

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
James Bond 007: Blood Stone
Napoleon: Total War