Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:24pm by Pressparty
Coldplay, Laura Mvula & Michael Kiwanuka lead Ivors nominations
Coldplay, Laura Mvula and Michael Kiwanuka are leading this year's nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards, with two nods each.
The British rock group have been nominated twice in the PRS for Music Most Performed Work for 'Adventure of a Lifetime' and 'Hymn for the Weekend', which they will battle with Adele to win at the prestigious ceremony held next month. Adele is is up for her song, 'When We Were Young'.
Mvula is up for 'Overcome,' her collaboration with Nile Rodgers, in the Best Song Musically and Lyrically category and her record, 'The Dreaming Room' is up for the Album Award. The singer will go up against Michael Kiwanuka's 'Love & Hate' and Nick Cave's 'Skeleton Tree' for the prestigious accolade, which recognises exceptional songwriting and consistency across an album as a whole. Kiwanuka is also up for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for 'Black Man in a White World', along with Mystery Jets' 'Telomere'.
The Best Contemporary Song nominees are:
Up for Best Television Soundtrack is 'The Collection' by Dominik Scherrer, 'The Witness for the Prosecution' by Paul Englishby and 'War and Peace' by Martin Phipps.
Other awards which will be handed out on the evening are International Achievement, Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Song Collection, PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music, PRS for Music Special International Award and Songwriter of the Year. The 62nd Ivor Novello Awards take place on May 18 at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.
2017 Ivor Novello Award nominations:
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