Adele, Ed Sheeran and Raye, rapper Dave and the group Coldplay will compete for songwriter of the year at the Ivors, according to Reuters.
Organizers on Tuesday announced the nominees for the annual awards that honor those who write famous lyrics.
Producer Dean “Inflo” Josiah Cover, who has worked with the likes of Adele and Little Simz, leads the screen songwriter and songwriter awards nominations with four nominations, including three in the best album category, the Ivors Academy said. , based in the UK. .
Sheeran, who on Wednesday won a copyright case over his 2017 chart-topping mega-hit “Shape Of You” at the High Court in London, has three nominations. The other two are for hit songs “Bad Habits” and “Shivers” in the race for most performed work.
That category also includes Elton John and Dua Lipa’s “Cold Heart,” Tom Grennan’s “Little Bit of Love” and DJs David Guetta and Joel Corry’s “BED” featuring Raye.
Contenders for best song musically and lyrically include Adele’s comeback single “Easy on Me,” Sam Fender’s “Seventeen Going Under,” Rag’n’Bone Man’s “All You Ever Wanted,” Holly Humberstone and “Let’s Go Home Together”. Performed by Ella Henderson and Tom Grennan.
“It has been a landmark year for music and I am filled with admiration for the 77 talented singer-songwriters and songwriters we are celebrating this year,” singer-songwriter and Ivors judge Shaznay Lewis said in a statement.
“Their work and words touch a dizzying range of emotions, and I consider myself lucky to have heard their stories.”
The albums that compete for the best album are “Mother” by singer Cleo Sol, “Nine” by the musical group SAULT, “Pink Noise” by singer Laura Mvula, “Sometimes I Might Be Introvert” by rapper Little Simz and “Spare ribs” by the musical duo. Sleaford modifications.
Artists PinkPantheress, Ashaine White, Luz, Naomi Kimpenu and Matilda Mann are nominated for the rising star award.
The drama “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as the late Princess Diana, and the thriller “Last Night in Soho” are among the films recognized in the original music category.
The awards, named after the early 20th-century Welsh composer, actor and entertainer Ivor Novello, were first handed out in 1956. The 67th edition will take place on May 19 in London…Reuters