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Full list of 2018 Ivor Novello Awards nominations

Stormzy, Ed Sheeran and Everything Everything lead the nominations for the 2018 Ivor Novello Awards.

The British grime star is up for Best Contemporary Song for 'Don’t Cry For Me' featuring Raleigh Ritchie and the coveted Album Award for the already multiple award-winning record 'Gang Signs & Prayer'.

Ed Sheeran dominates the PRS For Music Most Performed Work category with 'Shape Of You' and 'Castle on the Hill', from his chart-topping album 'Divide'. 

Indie rockers Everything Everything's 'Can’t Do' is up for Best Song Musically and Lyrically, plus their album 'A Fever Dream' is shortlisted for the Album Award prize.

Sponsors BASCA will also present a series of awards on the night in recognition of a contribution to British music, including; the Ivor Novello Award for International Achievement, the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection, PRS for Music Outstanding Contribution to British Music, PRS for Music Special International Award, the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year and The Ivors Inspiration Award.

The winners are set to be announced during a star-studded ceremony at London's Grosvenor House on May 31.

The full list of 2018 Ivor Novello Award music nominations are as follows:

BEST SONG MUSICALLY AND LYRICALLY


Can’t Do
Written by Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alex Robertshaw and Michael Spearman
Performed by Everything Everything
Published in the UK by Black Butter Music Publishing – BMG

Magnificent (She Says)’
Written by Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Mark Potter and Pete Turner
Performed by Elbow
Published in the UK by Salvation Music Ltd - Warner/Chappell Music Publishing Ltd

‘(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano
Written by Sampha 
Performed by Sampha
Published in the UK by Beggars Music - Young Turks Music

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG


Cola
Written by Michael di Scala, Alexander Kotz AKA Elderbrook and Dave Whelan
Performed by CamelPhat and Elderbrook
Published in the UK by Defected Music Ltd and Black Butter Music Publishing – BMG

Don’t Cry For Me
Written by Michael 'Stormzy' Omari, Varren Wade and Wizzy Wow
Performed by Stormzy ft. Raleigh Ritchie
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd, Bucks Music Group and Wardlaw Music

Question Time
Written by Dave and Fraser T Smith
Performed by Dave
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd and Kobalt Music Publishing

PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK


Castle on the Hill
Written by Benny Blanco and Ed Sheeran
Performed by Ed Sheeran
Published in the UK by Universal Music Publishing and Ed Sheeran Limited - Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd

Human
Written by Jamie Hartman and Rag'n'Bone Man
Performed by Rag'n'Bone Man
Published in the UK by Reservoir Reverb Music and Warner/Chappell Music Ltd

Shape of You
Written by Steve Mac, Johnny McDaid and Ed Sheeran
Performed by Ed Sheeran
Published in the UK by Rokstone Music - Universal Music Publishing, Spirit B-Unique - Polar Patrol and Ed Sheeran Limited - Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd

ALBUM AWARD


A Fever Dream
Written by Jonathan Higgs, Jeremy Pritchard, Alex Robertshaw and Michael Spearman
Performed by Everything Everything
Published in the UK by Black Butter Music Publishing - BMG

Gang Signs & Prayer
Written by Michael 'Stormzy' Omari
Performed by Stormzy
Published in the UK by Warner/Chappell Music Ltd

Moonshine Freeze
Written by Kate Stables
Performed by This is the Kit
Published in the UK by Beggars

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